Press Release August 28, 2000

Moore hits for hat-trick, Olympians edge Sun Devils, Flames move into fifth
Toronto Croatia broke its four game losing streak by hammering the York Region Shooters 6-1 at Richmond Green.  Paul Moore scored a hat-trick and almost guaranteed Croatia a play-off berth in the Primus Cup scheduled for Cove Road the last weekend in September.

In other CPSL action, Toronto Olympians remain the only undefeated club in League play as they edged out the Sun Devils in a 3-2 win at Dufferin/Clark.  John Matus opened the scoring at the 11th minute and the score remained 1-0 Olympians until the 75th minute when Eddy Berdusco made it 2-0.  Only 30 seconds later, Glen Shields player Courtney Dennis scored on a beautiful header to make it 2-1.

Elvis Thomas made it 3-1 at the 81st minute and the Olympians thought it was all over.  Glen Shields continued to pressure and with 5 minutes to go Darren Nicholsen scored to make it 3-2.  Time ran out on the Sun Devils and the Olympians stole the 3 points.

Oshawa Flames came up with a big win at home downing London City 5-2 and kept their hopes alive for a play-off position.  The Flames have 5 games remaining and are still in the hunt for fourth place.

Astros went down to the St. Catharines Roma Wolves 3-1 after leading 1-0 at half time only to have two players ejected.  They held on until the 79th minute and then Roma knocked in goals in the last 11 minutes.  The 3 points for St. Catharines kept them in a first place tie with Olympians...Olympians do have a game in hand.

CPSL League Cup
St. Catharines Roma Wolves and London City squared off Friday night at the Cove in their first leg of the League Cup.  St. Catharines defeated City by a score of 3-2.  These two teams meet again on Wednesday, September 6th at Club Roma.  Kick-off time is 8:35 p.m.

Upcoming Games
Three games are scheduled for this Wednesday.  St. Catharines hosts the Sun Devils at Club Roma.  York Region Shooters will be looking to even the score as they travel to Centennial to face Toronto Croatia and Oshawa Flames visit Birchmount to take on League leaders Toronto Olympians.

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