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Cape Breton Capers teams blank Acadia in AUS soccer action in Wolfville

WOLFVILLE, NS – After a lengthy layoff between games due to post-tropical storm Fiona, the Cape Breton Capers returned to the pitch on Friday and continued to roll on in the Atlantic University Sport regular season.

The Capers blanked the Acadia Axemen (0-4-1) 2-0 in front of 479 fans at Raymond Field in Wolfville.

Kairo Coore opened the scoring in the 16th minute, before Cian Lynch extended the lead in the 45th minute. It would be all the scoring Cape Breton needed to improve to 4-0-1 on the season.

Cape Breton’s Daniel Clarke made two saves. Acadia’s Dylan Legere stopped five of seven shots.

Meanwhile, in women’s action, the Capers downed the Axewomen (3-2-0) 1-0 in front of 479 fans at Raymond Field.

Makenna Bowser had the lone goal of the contest in the 44th minute to lead Cape Breton to their fifth win of the season. The club is currently undefeated at 5-0-0.

Cape Breton’s Haley Kardas stopped a pair of shots and has yet to allow a goal in the regular season. Acadia’s Milena Ramirez turned aside five of six shots.

Both Capers teams will return to the pitch on Thursday when they host St. Francis Xavier University. The women play at 5 pm followed by the men at 7:15 pm Both games will be played at the Ness Timmons Field in Sydney.

– Jeremy Fraser is the sports reporter for the Cape Breton Post. Follow him on Twitter @CBPost_Jeremy.

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