Cardinals win VILFHA Div. 2 Battle of Cowichan

The Cowichan Cardinals dominated the Cowichan derby in Div. 2 of the Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association last weekend.

The Cowichan Cardinals dominated the Cowichan derby in Div. 2 of the Vancouver Island Ladies Field Hockey Association last weekend.

The Cardinals won 8-0 over the Swifts as the two local teams squared off at John Ferreira Field last Sunday. Jill Thompson scored a hat trick for the Cardinals, who also got single goals from Denesha Doman, Ashlyn Toljander, Birkley Anderson and Shannon Parker.

The Swifts also lost 6-1 to the Sailors at UVic on Saturday, getting their lone goal from Sadie Tucker.

In Div. 1, the Cowichan Flickers tied the Rebels Patriots 1-1 at UVic on Saturday, then won 3-2 over the same team at Ferreira Field on Sunday. Kyla Toljander scored for Cowichan on Saturday, and Ashton Aumen, Jillian Wallace and Sara Goodman did the damage on Sunday.

Also on Saturday, in Div. 3, Sharyn Higginson scored both goals as the Cowichan Kestrels topped the Oak Bay Devils 2-0 at Ferreira Field.

If the weather improves this weekend, the Flickers are scheduled to play the Mariners, the Swifts are set to play the Blue Jays, and the Kestrels are slated to face the Demons, all games on Saturday at UVic.