21 May 2024

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It was a double matchweek for Whitecaps and Altitude as the games come thick and fast in League1 BC.

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Whitecaps see off Burnaby and Rivers

The Whitecaps FC Academy sides are setting the standard after the first four matchweeks, sitting atop both the Men’s and Women’s Division standings.

The men’s side defeated Burnaby FC 4-2 on Wednesday before recording a 2-0 win over Rivers FC; Matteo Samori was on the scoresheet in both games.

The women’s team recorded a 2-0 victory of their own over their Burnaby hosts before netting five past Rivers on the weekend. Kierra Blundell scored three of Whitecaps’ goals in Matchweek Four and is currently the top scorer across all League1 BC competition with seven goals.

Rivers and Burnaby now sit in the bottom two of the Men’s Division standings, with the latter still looking for their first win. Burnaby are fairing better in the Women’s Division as they occupy fourth, with Rivers in sixth.

Altitude meet TSS Rovers and Unity

The Altitude FC teams experienced mixed fates on Friday and Monday.

The men’s side lost 6-0 to TSS Rovers on Friday, thanks in part to Devin O’Hea’s brace, and the women’s team were narrowly beaten by Rovers 2-1 following Megan Sun’s 63rd-minute winner.

Both sides recovered from those defeats on Victoria Day against Unity FC. The men’s team were on the right side of a 3-2 scoreline with Ali Azarminoo netting the winning goal 12 minutes from time, and Jade Mitchell scored her second of the season with a winner in the third minute of added time, securing a 1-0 win for Altitude.

Altitude now occupy second in the Women’s Division with Unity in fourth and TSS Rovers in fifth. The rampant win for Rovers sees them just one point behind Whitecaps in the Men’s Division, and two points ahead of Altitude who are third.

Published On: 21 May 2024

League1 BC staff