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Women’s top 4 race shaping up

Fagasa Youth and Tafuna Jets are tied with 10 points apiece for fourth place with the former holding a big edge in differential in goals with 15 to -1 for the Jets. Both teams have moved up one spot after their latest wins.
Kiwi Soccers, on the other hand, is a point behind these two teams after dropping down two spots when they were handed a forfeit for not turning up the field of play on time. Referee Iofi Lalogafu’afu’a awarded the Tafuna Jets the win by forfeit after waiting 10 minutes past the allotted time for the match to start.
Black Roses is still No. 1, followed by Ilaoa & To’omata while Utulei Youth moves back to No. 3 in the standings after vacating that spot two games into the season. Black Roses leads Ilaoa & To’omata by differential in goals while Utulei Youth is only three points away with 12.
Besides the Jets-Kiwi result, in round 5 games played on Oct. 23 it was Black Roses 6, Fagatogo Blue 0; Fagasa Youth 6, Vailoatai Youth 1; PanSa 2, Pago Youth 2; Utulei Youth 1, Lion Heart 0 and Ilaoa & To’omata 4, Green Bay 0.
BLACK ROSES 6, FAGATOGO BLUE 0
Bottom of the standings Fagatogo Blue managed to hold off Black Roses for much of the first half as the latter went into the break with only a 2-0 lead, allowing both goals to come with less than 10 minutes remaining in the first half.
In then end Black Roses’ talent was too much to overcome as they walked away with their fifth straight win.
FAGASA YOUTH 6, VAILOATAI YOUTH 1
Fagasa’s climb up the ladder to the fourth and final playoff spot was helped along with an easy 6-1 win against Vailoatai.
Their win was pushed along by a brace from Melinda Tupua.
PANSA 2, PAGO YOUTH 2
PanSa managed an equalizing goal with four minutes to spare to pull out the draw instead of what had seemed to be a loss.
The draw ruined Lynn Tualaulelei’s brace that put Pago Youth on the verge of their first victory. Instead they have to make do with their first point in the competition.
UTULEI YOUTH 1, LION HEART 0
Kalala Faafouina helped push Utulei Youth into No. 3 with a breakaway goal nine minutes into the second half.
Lion Heart kept their composure defensively throughout most of the match and actually defended more than they did attacking.
ILAOA & TO’OMATA 4, GREEN BAY 0
The Leone based team was frustrated numerous times in the first half with many missed opportunities at scoring as they went into the break leading 1-0.
Lila Waetin was especially unhappy with herself, as she could have scored a hat trick in the first half. In the second she made sure to be on target as she completed her hat trick with about 10 minutes remaining to keep abreast of Black Roses’ five straight wins.

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