Cowichan Outlaws get closer to first victory

The Cowichan Outlaws played to another tie in Division 2 of the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association.

The Cowichan Outlaws played to another tie in Division 2 of the Lower Island Women’s Soccer Association, matching Gorge FC 1-1 at Evans Park last Sunday, but head coach Jules Nagy believes his team will break into the win column soon.

“The win is getting closer as the ladies are improving every time out,” he said. “They train hard and it shows in the games.”

The Outlaws opened the scoring when centre midfielder Amanda Sidhu broke away down the middle of the field. Emily Lindsay called for the pass, and when the Gorge keeper came out to challenge, Lindsay buried the shot for her first goal of the season.

Cowichan held the lead until the 78th minute of play when Gorge got between the Cowichan midfield and defence and slipped the ball past Outlaws goalkeeper Kaitlynne Lewis.

“Kaitlynne is the reason we got the tie,” Nagy said. “She was great — bent, but as they say in sport, never broken.”

The Outlaws are off this weekend, then away to Prospect Lake on Oct. 16.

In LIWSA’s Over 30A division, the Cowichan Cougars lost 3-2, also to Gorge at Evans Park. They have this weekend off, too, then are home to Castaways on Oct. 16.