The Wicked Good Graphics Crazy Babes opened the season with a 3-1 over the Saint John Soccer Club U-18 team at the Canada Games Stadium in Saint John, New Brunswick. Saint John started the game started with a superior effort using well executed passing and keeping good possession during the first 20 minutes. However the CB defense held strong and kept the pressing Saint John squad from taking an early lead.
A breakdown in the midfield for Saint John had Melissa Beaulieu carry the ball down the left wing and cross the ball that end up in front of the Saint John goal for Marie-Philip Dumont to open the scoring at 25 minutes for the Crazy Babes. The lead was short-lived when Saint John tied the game 3 minutes later on a long range strike that beat the Crazy Babes keeper Frederique Bossé.
The CB’s regained the lead at 38 minutes on a brilliant left-footed strike from Tamara Tompkins from 20 m out. The game was 2-1 after 45 minutes. The Crazy Babes limited the scoring chances for the Saint John club in the second half and managed to add a scrappy goal by Melissa Mazerolle to closed out the scoring at the 85th minute after a scramble in front of the Saint John net.
The games was well-played in the port city. The next game is scheduled for May 26 in Grand Falls.