TACOMA, WA— The Western Indoor Soccer League held its annual preseason tournament on Saturday October 28 at the Tacoma Soccer Center. Short matches began at 3 PM and culminated over six hours later in the tournament Final, won by the host Tacoma Stars Reserves 3-1 over current WISL 2-time title holders Bellingham United.
The league now prepares for the kick off of the regular season which takes place on Saturday November 11 when the Tacoma Stars Reserves host the Olympic Force and the Oly Town Artesians host the Snohomish Skyhawks.
All five clubs from the Western Indoor Soccer League brought teams. Joining in as well were a group of players from Yakima under the Yakima United banner. The Tacoma Stars Reserves and Olympic Force both fielded two squads.
In between matches players had their official WISL ‘head shots’ taken by photographer Quinn Width, courtesy of soccer news website goalWA.net.
Tacoma Stars Reserves #2 (3-0) Olympic Force #2
Olympic Force #1 (4-3) Snohomish Skyhawks
Tacoma Stars Reserves #1 (0-0) Yakima United
Bellingham United (6-1) Oly Town Artesians
Snohomish Skyhawks (2-0) Yakima United
Tacoma Stars #1 (5-0) Olympic Force #1
Bellingham United (4-0) Tacoma Stars #2
Oly Town Artesians (1-1) Olympic Force #2
Tacoma Stars Reserves #1 (5-3) Snohomish Skyhawks
Bellingham United (5-1) Olympic Force #2
Olympic Force #1 (5-0) Yakima United
Oly Town Artesians (3-0) Tacoma Stars #2
Tacoma Stars #1 (3-1) Bellingham United (FINAL)
Using the tournament scoring system of 6 points for a win, 3 points for a tie, a bonus point for a shut out, and 1 point per goal up to 3 per match, here are the final WISL Tournament table point totals.
Tacoma Stars Reserves #1 (23 + 9 = 32)
Bellingham United (28 + 1 = 29)
Olympic Force #1 (19)
Oly Town Artesians (15)
Snohomish Skyhawks (15)
Tacoma Stars Reserves #2 (10)
Olympic Force #2 (6)
Yakima United (4)