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HAMILTON THUNDER ROMP 7-0 OVER DURHAM STORM
Supra captain Danny Amaral led his team with the opening goal in the 2-2 tie with Metro Lions Sunday.

Hamilton Thunder were superior in every department to romp 7-0 over winless Durham Storm at Brian Timmis Stadium, the only game played in the Canadian Professional Soccer League Monday night.

In weekend action, Toronto Supra continue undefeated following an exciting well-played 2-2 tie with Metro Lions at Birchmount Stadium on Sunday, while the Lions themselves have an undefeated streak in league and Open Canada Cup play, eight games stretching back to June 10.

In a second game Sunday night, Vaughan Shooters set-up a three-way bid for top position with Lions and Supra in the Eastern Conference with a 3-0 shutout of London City on FieldTurf at The Soccer Centre in Vaughan.

In the Western Conference, Border Stars defeated St. Catharines Wolves, 2-0, at Club Roma in St. Catharines in the third game on Sunday, to produce a weekend split for the Windsor-based team following their 2-1 loss to Brampton Hitmen at Windsor Stadium in the only game played in the Canadian Professional Soccer League on Saturday night.

Hamilton's Ian Bennett (11 and 41 minutes) scored twice in the 7-0 blitz of Durham Storm, while singles were struck by Matthew O'Connor at 15 minutes, Sasa Milaimovic at 21 minutes, Edmilson De Carvalho at 38 minutes, Alex Arbelo at 47 minutes and Miles O'Connor scored the seventh at 64 minutes.

Thunder improve to a 3-3-1 WLT record for 10 points to pick up two positions and now third in the Western Conference, Durham continue to struggle, suffering their ninth loss in league competition including a 5-0 loss (Vaughan Shooters on May 30, 6-0 loss (Border Stars on July 10) and 6-0 to Metro Lions on July 16.

Toronto Supra continue undefeated following an exciting well-played 2-2 tie with Metro Lions at Birchmount Stadium Sunday, while the Lions themselves have an undefeated streak in league and Open Canada Cup play, eight games stretching back to June 10.

In a second game Sunday night, Vaughan Shooters set-up a three-way bid for top position with Lions and Supra in the Eastern Conference with a 3-0 shutout of London City on FieldTurf at The Soccer Centre in Vaughan.

In the Western Conference, Border Stars defeated St. Catharines Wolves, 2-0, at Club Roma in St. Catharines to produce a weekend split for the Windsor-based team following their 2-1 loss to Brampton Hitmen at Windsor Stadium in the only game played in the Canadian Professional Soccer League Saturday.On Friday night, Metro Lions continued to catch everyoneís attention, this time with a resounding 6-0 defeat of Durham Storm in one of three games played that night. The victory, at the Civic Stadium in Oshawa, followed by the 2-2 against Supra on Sunday, maintains the Scarborough-based teamís position on top of the Eastern Conference.

Lions now have a 6-1-2 WLT record for 20 points, two ahead of Toronto Supra (5-0-3 for 18 points) and three in front of Vaughan Shooters (5-1-2 for 17 points).

This was the second 6-0 loss for Durham Storm following a similar loss against Border Stars on July 10 and with Monday's 7-0 defeat in the hands of Hamilton Thunder, itís now the Durham Region teamís ninth loss in as many games in league competition.

In another game Friday, Toronto Supra scored a 2-1 victory over Hamilton Thunder at Centennial Stadium in Etobicoke, and following the 2-2 tie with Metro Lions, the Toronto team kept up its record as the only CPSL team unbeaten in the current league campaign. Supra have lost just two games since September 2002. Both were near the end of the 2003 season.

In the third game played Friday, London City were held to a 2-2 tie by Toronto Croatia at Cove Road, London in a mid-table battle to make progress in the Western Conference.

Midfielder Tati Errelade, his seventh of the season, opened the scoring from the penalty spot for Border Stars after 10 minutes in the 2-0 shutout of St. Catharines Wolves Sunday, while Steve Wonsch scored the second just 60 seconds later.

Supra captain Danny Amaral opened the scoring for his team in the 2-2 tie with Metro Lions on Sunday, his third of the season at 33 minutes, but Haitian-born Maxim Dorneval tied the game for Lions three minutes later. Fabio Silva put Supra in front at the 40th minute mark, his second of the weekend, while Kareem Reynolds scored the equalizer for the 2-2 tie in one of the best games witnessed this season.

Vaughan Shooters had the game well in hand for a 3-0 result over London City Sunday on goals by Jose Aniekwe almost immediately after the opening whistle at 1 minute and a second strike after 19 minutes, to be followed by Shootersí third goal five minutes from the interval.

Vaughan Shooters improve to 5-1-2 for 17 points, one point shy of Toronto Supra and three behind league-leading Lions

In Brampton's 2-1 win over Border Stars on Saturday following the scoreless, fast-paced opening, Filip Rocca opened the scoring for the Windsor-based team at 41 minutes, a 1-0 half-time score.Just one minute after the resumption, at 46 minutes, midfielder Bayete Smith scored an equalizer for the Hitmen and the 1-1 score held for most of the second half until at the 81st minute forward Ivan Jurisic struck the all-important winner for the Hitmen.

The 2-1 result brought three points to bring the 2003 CPSL champions to a 4-3-2 WLT record and 14 points--that's five short of Border Stars with their 6-2-1 record and 19 points, still holding top position in the Western Conference

Hayden Fitzwilliams scored twice for Metro Lions in the 6-0 win on Friday, at 6 and 19 minutes after Lionsí forward Craig Patton opened the scoring five minutes after the kickoff, his fifth goal of the season.The 3-0 half-time score was increased to 4-0 by Aaron Benjamin at 52 minutes, Caswain Mason made it 5-0 at the 68th minute mark and Justin Phillips at 85 minutes completed the scoring for a 6-0 final.

Metro Lions improve to a 6-1-2 WLT record for 20 points following the weekend games.

Michael Diluca opened the scoring for Toronto Supra at the 9th minute mark on Friday, his sixth of the season, and Fabio Silva made it 2-0 at 16 minutes, the half-time score. Kevin Nelson struck for Hamilton at the 48th minute mark and while both teams had opportunities to score, Supra held on for the 2-1 win.

Toronto Supra now have a 5-0-3 record for 18 points in second position in the east.

Midfielder Attila Salamon scored the tying goal for London City at the 90th minute mark in the 2-2 deadlock in a hard-fought game at Cove Road, also on Friday, a game that started with a goal by Londonís Paul Munster, his 7th of the season after just three minutes.

Toronto Croatia forwards Leo Laurito and Edin Kalic scored at 66 minutes and 75 minutes respectively, in a game that saw City defender Marco Peeters ejected at the 57th minute mark.

London City are at 3-3-1 record for 10 points in fouth position in the west, while Croatia are fifth in the standings with eight points.


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