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Big guns go down in Nelson City Soccer playoffs

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
September 28th, 2012

There’s going to be a few new champions in the Nelson City Soccer League.

This coming after the two defending champions in both the Leo’s Men’s Open and Jackson’s Hole Men’s Masters Leagues went down to defeat.

In Leo’s Men’s Open, the Innkeepers were almost unbeatable during the regular season.

However, when the playoffs rolled around Kootenay Co-op proved to be the better side by knocking off the defending champs 2-0.

Tad Lake had an easy time in the net as the Innkeepers struggled to test the Co-op keeper.

In the other semi final the Old Dogs outlasted the LVR Bombers 4-1.

The final goes Saturday between Kootenay Co-op and Old Dogs at 3:45 p.m. at Lakeside.

Meanwhile in the Jackson’s Hole Men’s Masters League, Red Dog scored just enough goals to edge defending champion Jackson’s Hole 2-1.

In the other game, Club Inter made it look easy blasting Real Nelson 5-0.

The two semi final winners meet in the league final Sunday at 3:45 p.m.

Lily Whites ready to claim crown

Lily Whites continued its regular season domination in the playoffs after posting a 2-0 shutout of Selkirk Eyecare in playoff action of the Finley’s Ladies Rec.

Lily Whites meet regular-season runnerup Dirty Dozen in the final at 2:30 p.m.

Dirty Dozen outlasted Red Dog 3-2 in the semi final.





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