The Mohawk Mountaineers will face the Humber Hawks in semi final action at the OCAA Indoor Soccer Championships at the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan Friday (March 22).
Mohawk bounced back from an opening game loss in round robin play, to secure their spot in the final four on Thursday.
St. Clair Saints beat the Mountaineers 3-2, despite goals from Laura Stankovic and Daniela Cardillo.
In their second game Mohawk nipped Seneca Sting 1-0 as Stankovic struck again.
Then in the crucial final round robin game, a goal by Sarah Ongarato in the 10th minute held up as the Mountaineers nipped the Conestoga Condors 1-0.
Mohawk will face Humber at 10:00 am. St. Clair meets Fanshawe in the other semi. The losers go to thre Bronze Medal game at 12:15. The winners advance to the women’s Gold Medal contest at 12:30 pm.
The Mohawk men’s team finished with a 1-1-1 record and did not advance to Friday’s play.
The Mountaineers got two goals from Ian Kere to draw 2-2 with Sheridan in their first game.
They then beat Conestoga 2-1 with markers from Agi Oginri and Adam Villella.
However in their final round robin game,The UTM Eagles got a goal with less than 2:30 remaining for a 1-0 win over the Mountaineers.
The men’s semi finals Friday start at 11:00 am. UTM takes on George Brown and Fanshawe plays Sheridan.
The men’s Bronze Medal game will be at 1:30 pm with the Gold Medal game at 2:00 pm.
Source: Al Craig