Sarnia Kind To The Saints Soccer Clubs

Justin Danelon.Photo by Ian Shalapata.

Justin Danelon.
Photo by Ian Shalapata.

By Jay Shewfelt

(WINDSOR, ON) – The St Clair men’s soccer team travelled to Sarnia on Wednesday afternoon to take on the Lambton Lions. They left with a victory by a score of 1-0. Jordan Lidia scored his league leading 11th goal in the 27th minute for the winner.

Justin Danelon was solid in net picking up the win and shutout.

The Saints are now 5-2-1 on the season while Lambton fell to 3-5. St Clair is in second place in the West Division with 16 points and are now ranked 5th in Ontario.

The women’s soccer team travelled to Sarnia a day earlier to take on the Lions. They too left with a win,a 6-0 romp to remain undefeated in OCAA League Play.

The Saints had six different goal scorers on the night. Tiffany Trembley, Bella Riccardi, Melanie Daniel, Emily Ditty, Kaitlyn Austin, and Carly Malenfant all scored for St Clair.

Alexandria Samping was solid in net, turning aside all seven shots on target in picking up the win and shutout.

Emily Ditty.Photo by Ian Shaapata.

Emily Ditty.
Photo by Ian Shaapata.

The women are now 8-0 on the season while Lambton fell to 2-6. St Clair is in first place in the West Division with 24 points and are now ranked 2nd in Ontario and 7th in Canada.

It is the highest the Saints have ever been ranked nationally.

St Clair has scored 38 goals and allowed just 5 in eight matches.

Both sides are next in action on October 17 when they host the Redeemer Royals at the Main Campus Field. The women kick off at 1:00 pm with the men following at 3:00.


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Ian writes for and provides imagery to Square Media Group as well as accepting freelance photographic assignments. In addition, he has contributed to media organizations, sporting groups, and individuals across North America including the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel, Chatham-Kent Sports Network, the Golf Association of Michigan, League 1 Ontario, as well as numerous colleges and universities in Canada and the United States. Email Ian Shalapata