Jewels lose close contest to Kelowna

The Salmon Arm Secondary senior girls soccer team dropped three vital points to played Kelowna Secondary School last Monday

The Salmon Arm Secondary senior girls  soccer team dropped three vital points to played Kelowna Secondary School last Monday.

The hotly battled  and close game ended in a 2-1 result for the Owls.

This is a much improved result since the last time these two sides met, when the Owls easily knocked off the senior Jewels.

The Jewels opened the scoring after a great series of passes up the left side of the field.

Gabby Jackson was on the receiving end of the fluid-passing play and calmly scored the goal when she placed the ball into the back of the net to finish off the nice passing sequence.

Kelowna opened the second half with a quick goal to tie it up.

Both teams traded chances after the equalizing goal.

The deadlock was broken when a Kelowna forward was sprung on a breakaway and slotted home the game winner with only a few minutes away from full time.

SAS will look to their eight returning players to guide them through their last two remaining games of the season.

Their veteran leadership lead by forwards Maia Mclellan and Jackson will have to be firing on all cylinders.

The Jewels next game is at Mt. Boucherie this evening, before playing their final league game in Kamloops next Monday.

 

 

Salmon Arm Observer