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Rivers FC men top Highlanders; Victoria wins women's match

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Rivers FC split a pair of League1 BC soccer matches against the Victoria Highlanders on Saturday at Hillside Stadium.

Daniel Sagno and Dylan Hooper netted goals for the Kamloops club in a 2-0 victory in the men’s match in front of about 400 spectators.

RFC improved to two wins, three losses and three draws on the campaign and vaulted into fourth place in league standings.

The Highlanders dropped to 2-4-1.

On the women’s side, Victoria vanquished Rivers 4-1 to improve to 1-5-1 on the season.

Ainsley Grether notched the lone goal for Rivers, which is last in league standings with a record of 1-6-1.

RFC will play host to Unity FC of Langley on Saturday, July 9, on Field 2 on McArthur Island.

The women’s tilt is slated to begin at 2 p.m., with the men to follow at 4:30 p.m.

Unity’s women are 4-4-0 and fourth in league standings, 10 points behind first-place Vancouver Whitecaps FC (7-1-1).

The Unity men are 2-4-2 and fifth in the seven-team league, 11 points behind Varsity FC, the Vancouver-based club that sits atop the table.