The University of the Fraser Valley men’s soccer team dropped a 4-0 decision to the Trinity Western Spartans on Friday evening in Langley.
Joel Waterman and Leighton Johnson staked the Spartans to a 2-0 lead in the first half, and Aidan Moore and Vito Poletto rounded out the scoring after the break. TWU improved to 6-3-4, good for third in the Pacific Division of Canada West, while the sixth-place Cascades fell to 3-6-2.
The two teams clash again on Sunday to wrap up the weekend home-and-home series. Kickoff is set for 4 p.m. at MRC Sports Complex, Field 4.
Waterman launched the Spartans’ offensive surge in the 11th minute, volleying home a cross from Johnson for his fourth goal in five games. Johnson made it 2-0 in the 33rd, and Moore and Poletto tallied in the 55th and 87th minutes, respectively.
Goalkeeper David Hicks registered five saves for the Cascades.
– with files from Mark Janzen, TWU Athletics