WISL Recap: Bellingham amazes with ten goal scorers in big win at Everett

WISL Logo_150The 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.


(Through December 12, 2015)

Club Points Wins Losses Ties GF GA Goal + / –
OLYMPIC FORCE 6 2 0 0 20 10 +10
BELLINGHAM UNITED  6 2 1 0 25 13 +12
TACOMA STARS RESERVES 6 2 1 0 21 14 +7
SPORTING EVERETT 6 2 2 0 24 29 -5
SNOHOMISH SKYHAWKS 3 1 1 0 7 14 -7
OLY TOWN FC 3 1 2 0 11 16 -5
VANCOUVER VICTORY 0 0 3 0 11 21 -10

Top 4 clubs make the playoffs.

Bellingham United-11 Sporting Everett-2

Scotland-born Richard Henderson has scored four goals this year for the Hammers.

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.

Stars Reserves at Vancouver. (Clark County Indoor Sports)

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.

Stars “Satelites” and a Vancouver fan. (Satelites photo)

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.

Artesians lineup at the Soccer Dome. (Oly Town Twitter.)

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.

Soccer Dome Panorama. (Oly Town Twitter.)

Top WISL Goal Scorers Through December 12, 2015

Player Club Goals
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

See entire list here.

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