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Photos: Blue Devils best Port Coquitlam's Riverside Rapids in girls' high school soccer

Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils improves its record to two wins and no losses.

A brilliant solo run by Ally Buono in the second half that resulted in a goal was the difference in a 2-1 win by the Dr. Charles Best Blue Devils over Port Coquitlam’s Riverside Rapids in their Fraser North senior girls high school soccer match on Thursday, April 11, at Best’s turf field.

The victory was the second in two matches so far this season for the Blue Devils. The Rapids now have a win and a loss.

After junior forward Ketsia Tshibang opened the scoring off a corner kick for the Blue Devils in the first half, Riverside evened the ledger when Sydney Wong drove home a penalty kick just before halftime after she’d been hauled down in the box.

With both sides coming off victories in their first matches of the season two days earlier, Best coach Fahim Karmali said there was not much to choose between the rivals.

“Hopefully we can build off this,” he said.

Riverside coach Kenny Jamieson gave the Blue Devils full credit for capitalizing on its few scoring chances.

He said the close, competitive nature of the Fraser North league this season portents tough, physical matches through the schedule, so teams have to take full advantage of any opportunities that come their way.

“I think both teams went into it knowing a victory would be important in the bigger picture of our league standings this year,” Jamieson said.

Results of the other games on Thursday’s schedule were not immediately available.