Penticton United playing for soccer title

Tony Sheremeta earns shutout for Penticton United who will play for soccer championship

Penticton United has advanced to the championship of the Capri Okanagan Oldtimers 45-Plus Soccer League.

An early goal by Zeke Pescada gave Penticton United the momentum they needed to dispatch the Vernon OK Spring Camels 4-0 at King’s Park Monday night. Also scoring for Penticton United were Kevin Kothlow, who led the team in goals with 14, Derek Webb and Ron Dirksen. Tony Sheremeta earned the shutout as he was forced to make a few key saves.

Penticton United will play the Brown Benefits of Kelowna in the A final at 1 p.m., at King’s Park on Oct. 4, while the B final is at 11 a.m. Penticton, who finished the regular season tied for first on points, was seeded second overall due to the outcome of their two matches with first-place Brown Benefits.