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James Nielsen, Highlanders Communication

HighlandersLogoJune 15, 2013, Victoria, BC (ISN) - The Highlanders faced North Sound Sea Wolves for the second time this season on another sunny evening in Victoria Friday night. 1379 fans cheered on the Highlanders as they defeated the SeaWolves 3-1 for their second win in a row.

The SeaWolves were aggressive early, hitting a post and forcing Highlander goalkeeper Elliot Mitrou to make his first save before the clock had hit the one-minute mark. The SeaWolves would get another great opportunity at the five-minute mark, hitting the crossbar again.


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#17 Jordie Hughes was a thorn in the side of the North Sound Sea Wolves defense and goalie. Hughes attempts to get a head on the ball to redirect to the net – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Victoria Highlander Tyler Hughes challenges a Sea Wolves forward for possession of the ball – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

Minutes later, at the 10-minute mark, Brett Levis sprung forward Craig Gorman, who went one-on-one with the goalkeeper, shifting to the left and then firing it into the open net to put the Highlanders up 1-0, earning him his first goal of the 2013 season. The Highlanders kept up the pressure, with Gorman receiving the ball in front of the net he made a heads-up play to Blair Sturrock who picked his shot and fired it into the back left of the net in the 24th minute.

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Highlanders forward #11 Craig Gorman challenges for the ball in the box. Gorman would tally a goal for his team against the North Sound Sea Wolves Friday night – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Highlander Andrew Ravenhill blow past a Sea Wolf advancing the ball upfield – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

Following the Highlanders second goal, the SeaWolves stepped up their play and looked to be the more aggressive team, save for a couple chances by the Highlanders. The SeaWolves chances included a free kick that failed to connect. Bradley Jacobson was the most dangerous player for the SeaWolves, firing a total of five shots in a first half that would end with the home team up 2-0.

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Craig Gorman of the Victoria Highlanders would beat the strong North Sound challenge to keep ball possession regardless to the hard tackle – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

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Highlander import Blair Sturrock uses the head to knock down the advancing ball as Sea Wolves Andres Suazo Ramires looks on – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

To open the second half, Levis passed to Gorman who in turn fed it to Jordie Hughes, however the play would fail to produce, keeping the Highlanders lead at 2-0. Jacobson continued to be the most active player in the second half for the SeaWolves, firing two more shots—he would finish with seven on the game.

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After a few hard tackles in extra time by the Sea Wolves, Highlander Jordie Hughes would dance through the North Sound box and beat goalie Dylan Faber short side to to put an exclamation point on a 3-1 win– Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

The Highlanders lead looked threatened when at 83-minutes, David Durrant received a volley from Braxton that he volleyed over Mitrou, cutting the Highlanders lead to 2-1 with less than ten minutes remaining.

In stoppage time, Hughes would receive the ball from a throw-in, quickly firing a shot from a sharp angle that beat the SeaWolves goalkeeper. The Durrant goal would be the only goal allowed by the Highlanders in the second half, who would hold on to win their second game in a row, bringing their win total to five on the season.

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Victoria Highlander teammates celebrate a final goal in extra time by Jordie Hughes to solidify a 3-1 win Friday night over the North Sound Sea Wolves – Erich Eichhorn image ( www.allsportmedia.ca )

Yellow Cards were handed out in the second half for the Highlanders Riley O'Neill and Gavin Barrett while the SeaWolves' Nick Hamer was assessed a yellow card in the 63rd minute and a red Card late in the half, following a foul against Brett Levis.

Both Levis and Sturrock appeared to have goals in the second-half, but both players were ruled offside by the game official.

The Highlanders now head on a road trip, beginning with a rematch against North Sound, Friday, June 21 at 7 pm at Edmonds Stadium. For more information please visit www.victoriahighlandersfc.com

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