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ESSO early season highlights in Sarnia Men's Industrial Soccer U35 League

June 6, 2012

Wednesday May 23rd: Esso vs. MIG Quarterfinals: Both teams began their campaign in the quarter finals of the Carlton Cup a New Look Esso Team with 13 new players came out strong in the First Half as Sean Smith Scored two before the half, but MIG was still hanging around with the score line  2-1 at half time.  Esso did turn in on in the second half with the final score being 7-1 Goal scorers were Sean Smith finishing the game with a Hatrick, Zach Smit with a Pair as well as Brian Cook scoring a pair. Dan Walton Was the Keeper with quiet night in net!

Mondays May 28th Esso vs. ANJ Industrial Semifinals of Carlton Cup: This was a closely contested battle, as things began to get heated, and the game got a little chippy, but no one could find the back of the net. The 2nd half started the same way, with very little opportunities either way until at the 59 minute mark Zack Vanreenen Put home a rebound to put Esso up 1-0. At the 75 minute mark an ANJ industrial player found the back of the net making the score 1-1. The final Whistle went with the score being 1-1. As per Carlton cup rules the game went straight to penalty kicks. With Esso losing in Penalty kicks 4-3

Wednesday May 30th.Esso Vs. City Centre Car Wash: This was the Final Exhibition game for Esso before they start their regular season campaign: Esso Went up on a cross from Brian Cook to Justin Whitefoot Converted on a well-placed shot putting Esso up 1-0, City Centre Quickly responded with a goal of their own and added another goal right before the half to put city up 2-1. City Centre added a third midway through the Second Half. With the final score being 3-1. Stu Jodrell played the first half in net. While Dan Walton played the 2nd half.

Monday June 4th. Esso vs. ANJ: Season opener a rematch of the Carlton semifinals. 10 minutes into the Kevin Parris had a tap in Goal after an Esso player put it past the Goalkeeper, leaving Parris with an empty net.  ANJ Replied from a corner kick sliding it past the Esso Goalkeeper Stu Jodrell. The Half time Whistle went with the score being 1-1. In the 65 minute Sean Smith put ESSO back in the lead with a well place shot. ANJ replied from a failed clearance from Esso defence making the score 2-2. The Final Whistle Blew with the score end in a 2-2 Tie. Next up for Esso is a matchup against the defending league champions Paton Controls.