Rene Caro | Photo: Jon Bergman

Bellingham United 26, Oly-Pen Force 3

It was a historic night in Bellingham with the Hammers smashing the league records for most goals scored in a game (26) and goal differential (13). Rene Caro and Eleazar Galvan each scored six goals. Caro scored three of the first four goals of the game and then added three more in the fourth quarter and was credited with three assists. Galvan scored five of his goals in the first half with Bellingham building a 15-1 lead at the break. Nick Cashmere scored five times with three assists and Richard Henderson scored four times with two assists. Olegario Orozco scored a hat trick and Connor Moe and Spencer Wolfe each assisted on three goals. Bellingham has now scored 39 goals in the first two games this season.

Bellingham United goals: Rene Caro (6), Eleazar Galvan (6), Nick Cashmere (5), Richard Henderson (4), Olegario Orozco (3), Uriel Herrera, Connor Moe
Oly-Pen Force goals: James Salisbury, Alex Hernandez, Bryce Klatt

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Snohomish Skyhawks 8, Oly Town Artesians 6

The Skyhawks jumped out to a two goal lead early with first quarter goals by Efrain Alvarado and Russell Brown but the Artesians fought back and made it a one goal game, 3-2, at the half. Oly Town tied it up at 3-3 early in the third quarter with a power play goal by Alec Zimmerman, but Devin Mendiola gave the Skyhawks a 4-3 lead on a penalty shootout goal after the Artesians committed a foul in the box. They would add two more goals in the third quarter and Andrew Escalante was credited with a pair of goals in the fourth quarter and the Skyhawks held off a late comeback attempt by the Artesians to pick up the 8-6 win in their home opener.

Snohomish Skyhawks goals: Andrew Escalante (2), Rio Alcorta, Efrain Alvarado, Russell Brown, Kevin Flavin, Devin Mendiola, Michael Sitzman
Oly Town Artesians goals: Jordan Zimmerman (2), Nate Boatright, Alec Zimmerman, Graham Hatten, David Cook

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Tacoma Stars Reserves 9, Tacoma Narrows 1

Ismael DeLuna scored twice and chipped in three assists in the Stars Reserves dominating 9-1 win over Tacoma Narrows in the first edition of the Grit City Derby at the Tacoma Soccer Center. The Stars Reserves scored two goals early in the first half and then exploded for four goals in the second quarter, including DeLuna’s first two goals and held a 6-0 lead before Armando Castillo got Narrows on the board before the end of the half. DeLuna chipped in two assists and another goal in the second half and the Stars Reserves blanked Narrows in the second half to run their WISL winning streak to 14 games.

Tacoma Stars Reserves goals: Ismael DeLuna (2), Micah Wenzel, Adrian Correa, JJ Schmeck, Logan Jones, Jeff Bader, Nate Ford, Eddie Brown
Tacoma Narrows goal: Armando Castillo

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