By Jay Shewfelt
(WINDSOR, ON) – The St Clair Saints women’s soccer team continued their winning streak by defeating the Mohawk Mountaineers 4-2 on Friday afternoon at the Main Campus Field on a cold and very windy day.
The Saints got off to a great start with Bella Riccardi scoring on a nice header in the second minute of play. St Clair went up 2-0 in the 13th minute on a nice strike by Robyn Preston.
Riccardi put the Saints ahead by three in the 32nd minute before Mohawk got on the board in the 68th minute on a great strike from the wing. But, St Clair quickly responded five minutes later on a penalty kick by Emily Ditty.
Mohawk scored again in the 78th minute, but that was a close as the Mountaineers would get.
The Saints are now 5-0 on the season and are tied for first place in the OCAA West Division with the Fanshawe Falcons. The Falcons are ranked 2nd in Ontario while St Clair is ranked 4th.
The men’s soccer team stretched their winning streak to three games by defeating the Mountaineers 1-0 Friday afternoon. The lone goal was scored in the 70th minute on a penalty kick by Jordan Lidia. It was Lidia’s OCAA league leading 8th goal of the season in 5 games.
Justin Danelon was solid in net, making a few key saves to earn the shutout and the win.
The Saints are in second place in the OCAA West Division and ranked 5th in Ontario.