Crew hold off Sirens and Ravens to stay undefeated in CWFL

A pair of close victories last week kept the Crew atop the Cowichan Women’s Football League standings.

A pair of close victories last week kept the Crew atop the Cowichan Women’s Football League standings.

The Crew edged the Snap Fitness Sirens 21-20 on Friday evening, then got past the Hindsight Fishing Charters Ravens by a 20-18 score on Sunday.

Marilou Sullivan scored two touchdowns and Jess Redlick added one in the Crew’s come-from-behind win on Friday, while Jess Lines-Wikkerink had two converts, one for two points and one for a single point.

Replying for the Sirens were Tara McCaffery, Deanne Mearns and Carmen Zimmer, who all scored touchdowns. Mearns also had an interception, Sabby Desrochers had a sack, and Claudette Crisp and Shelly Hodgins had converts.

Sullivan had all three Crew touchdowns in the Sunday win over the Ravens. Lines-Wikkerink added a pair of converts, Wilhelmina Toews and Nicole Pugh had interceptions, and Lenneke Vinoly had two sacks.

The Ravens got two touchdowns from Lauren James and one from Emily Salmon. Salmon also had a sack, and Jamie Russell and Autumn Cooper had interceptions.

The Ravens did pick up a big victory in the other Friday night game, beating the Wild 40-6. Salmon and Cooper each had two touchdowns, Chelsea Strandlund had one on a pick-six, and Veronica Smith also scored. Cooper added two converts and Smith and James each had one, and on defence, Salmon recorded a pick and James had a sack. Sue Glenn had the Wild’s touchdown, and Val Chambers had an interception.

On Sunday, the Sirens defeated the Wild 24-14. Desrochers was a force on both sides of the ball with a touchdown and four sacks. Mearns, Hodgins and Zimmer also scored, and McCaffery had an interception. For the Wild, Dieneke Pedersen had a 60-yard pick-six and Glenn also scored a touchdown. Glenn and Keri McKelvie added converts, Rhi Kemmler had an interception, and Erica Dow had a sack.

The other Sunday game saw the Winter Trucking Storm beat Moo’s Law 26-6. Caitlin Evans powered the Storm with two touchdowns, including a 105-yard pick-six. Shea Davidson also scored on a 60-yard run, and Katrina Waldron had the team’s other touchdown. Davidson had a two-point convert and an interception, Jenn Elliott had two picks, and Waldron, Shea Davidson and Kristen Labao had one each, while Alyssa Davidson had two sacks.

The Law got a touchdown from Wendy Charles, three sacks from Rachel Hastings, and one sack from Nicki Flynn.