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Highlanders men and women draw

The Victoria Highlanders men’s winning streak ended with a 2-2 draw against the North Sound SeaWolves in front of 1,206 fans at Royal Athletic Park on Saturday.

The Highlanders look to remain undefeated with a win over the Vancouver Whitecaps FC U-23 this Friday. The match also represents the annual Juan de Fuca Plate, 7 p.m. at Royal Athletic Park.

It’s the second game of the Salish Sea Derby, as its dubbed, a best-of-three between the Whitecaps U-23 and the Highlanders in the Juan De Fuca plate series. The Highlanders can clinch the plate on Friday, having defeated the Whitecaps earlier this season.

The Victoria Peninsula Co-op Highlanders women headed to the B.C. interior for back-to-back games, drawing 1-1 with the Okanagan FC and the Kamloops Heat on Saturday and Sunday.

On Saturday Midfielder Jaclyn Sawicki scored the only goal against Okanagan on a penalty kick.

On Sunday Abby Raymer scored for the Highlanders against the Heat.

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