The third full week (fourth overall) of Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL) action is complete and the table is a logjam with four clubs on six points at the top. Bellingham United continued their teamwork theme by getting ten different scorers in their 11-2 win at Sporting Everett. The Snohomish Skyhawks got their first win with a 4-2 conquest of Oly Town. In Vancouver the Victory fell to the Tacoma Stars Reserves 8-3.
WESTERN INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE STANDINGS – 2015-16
(Through December 12, 2015)
|Club||Points||Wins||Losses||Ties||GF||GA||Goal + / –|
|TACOMA STARS RESERVES||6||2||1||0||21||14||+7|
|OLY TOWN FC||3||1||2||0||11||16||-5|
Top 4 clubs make the playoffs.
Bellingham United-11 Sporting Everett-2
EVERETT, WA— The Hammers of Bellingham (2-1-0) were in a tight contest with just a 2-1 lead at halftime Saturday night at the Everett Sports Arena against Sporting Everett FC (2-2-0.) Then they threw the hammer down in a second-half onslaught of 9 goals.
In BUFC’s opening win of the season they had 7 different goal scorers in a 9-goal output. The latest win was a step beyond, with 10 different players scoring the 11 goals.
Report: Sporting Everett Match Recap
The Hammers broke the match open with 3 goals in the third quarter. Then they tacked on 6 more in the 4th. Richard Henderson scored twice for Bellingham, giving him 4 goals on the season.
Goal Scoring: Belling United- Richard Henderson (2), Oscar Jimenez, Mo Mareneh, Brendan Quilici, Conner Moe, Kurtis Pederson, Uche Ugwaoba, Chris Jepson, Rene Caro, Behr Ibarra. Sporting Everett- Corey Hendrickson, James Postma.
Tacoma Stars Reserves-8 Vancouver Victory-3
VANCOUVER, WA— The Tacoma Stars Reserves (2-1-0) broke away in the second half for the second straight week and secured a road win at Clark County Indoor Sports over Vancouver Victory (0-3-0.)
Report: V2FC Match Recap
Like last week, much of the boost for Tacoma was provided by Nate Ford. He scored 3 goals and notches 2 assists as the Reserves bolted out and away from what had be a 3-3 tie in the third quarter.
The first-year Victory had been keeping it close. It was 2-2 at halftime and 4-3 Tacoma after three. Vancouver got even at 3-3 when Gee Bedoyan scored in the third quarter. Then Tacoma grabbed it back seconds later on a strike from Kyle Danielson. The Reserves blanked the homeside 4-0 in the fourth quarter.
Goal Scoring: Tacoma Stars Reserves – Nate Ford (3), Kyle Danielson (2), Tyler John (2), Vitale Bulale. Vancouver Victory- BJ Romac, Mike Chamberlain, Gee Bedoyan.
Snohomish Skyhawks-4 Oly Town Artesians-2
SNOHOMISH, WA— The Snohomish Skyhawks (1-1-0) got their first WISL win ever as they clamped down on Oly Town (1-2-0) at the Snohomish Soccer Dome. The Skyhawks named goalkeeper Seth Hespe as their Man of the Match. “It was a total team effort and it’s an awesome to see the hardwork paying off and that we are making strides,” Head Coach Tao Shen said after the match.
Report: Oly Town FC Match Recap
There were plenty of shots but only six goals on the night. A 2-1 halftime lead for the Skyhawks remained as such going into the final quarter. Then the home side created some breathing room and stretched their lead out to 4-1 before Oly Town answeredto produce the final scoreline.
Goal Scoring: Snohomish Skyhawks- Alex Taylor (2), Mason Bochner, Hector Valdovinos. Oly Town Artesians- Greg Wolfe, JC Henson.
Top WISL Goal Scorers Through December 12, 2015
|Nate Ford||Tacoma Stars Reserves||8|
|Gustavo Bermudez||Olympic Force||8|
|Lupe Rodriguez||Sporting Everett||5|
|Kyle Danielson||Tacoma Stars Reserves||5|
|Willie Spurr||Oly Town Artesians||4|
|Richard Henderson||Bellingham United||4|
|Mark Conrad||Sporting Everett||4|
|Corey Hendrickson||Sporting Everett||4|
|Oscar Jimenez||Bellingham United||3|
|Jared Brace||Vancouver Victory||3|
|Kyle Johnson||Olympic Force||3|
|James Postma||Sporting Everett||3|
|JC Henson||Tacoma Stars Reserves / Oly Town||3|