September 11, 2005 CPSL details of today's games (from CPSL website)
BLUE DEVILS, STALLIONS WIN AS RACE FOR PLAYOFF SPOTS TIGHTENS UP
Sunday - September 11, 2005
The race for top three positions in the east and west to qualify for a playoff berth tightened up in the Western Conference when both Oakville Blue Devils and Brampton Stallions registered wins on Sunday. So did North York Astros and Toronto Supra score victories, although both are trailing the third-place team by 10 points and with just five regular league games remaining appear destined for the bottom half of the Eastern Conference standings.
Brampton Stallions scored a 4-2 decision over Laval Dynamites at Victoria Park in Brampton, Astros blanked Durham Storm, 3-0, at Esther Shiner in North York, Oakville Blue Devils scored a 2-0 shutout win over St. Catharines Wolves at Bronte Stadium and Toronto Supra stalled Toronto Croatia's bid for the Eastern Conference title with a 2-1 victory at Brockton Stadium.
Hugo Herrera scored twice for Brampton at 10 and 55 minutes, while Kurt Mella found the net at 29 minutes and midfielder Yusif Jawando scored at the 38th minute mark. Mohamed Ridouani scored at 38 minutes for Laval Dynamites and midfielder Jammil Demers scored the second Laval goal at 88 minutes. Brampton move to third position in the Western Conference standings with a 5-4-8 WLT record for 23 points, while their opponents today are third in the east with a 9-5-2 record for 29 points.
North York Astros scored three second half goals to record their 6th win of the season, a 3-0 shutout over Durham Storm and it was Joseph Feijoo who opened the scoring three minutes after the break and this was followed by two goals from Dawid Antonczyk at 69 and 77 minutes. The Astros are fifth in the eastern standings with a 6-10-1 record for 19 points and Durham Storm are at the foot of the table with a 1-13-1 record for 4 points.
Sergio De Luca, the 23 year old promising midfielder from Woodbridge, Ontario, struck both goals at 44 minutes and 82 minutes to give Oakville Blue Devils their 2-0 win over St. Catharines and the win improved the Blue Devils to a 8-3-5 record for 29 points, just a point behind western leaders Hamilton Thunder. St. Catharines have a 6-9-4 record for 22 points and they are in fourth in the standings.
Toronto Supra surprised the high-flying Toronto Croatia at Brockton Stadium, handing the Mississauga-based Croatia just their second league defeat of the season, a 2-1 decision on goals by Selmir Sehic at 7 minutes and Mike DiLuca at 32 minutes. Midfielder Halburto Harris scoring the lone Croatia goal at 50 minutes. Supra have a 4-6-7 record for 19 points, while Toronto Crpatia have a 9-2-5 record for 32 points and trail top-place Vaughan Shooters by 4 points in the Eastern Conference standings.
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