Tacoma Stars Reserves 8, Tacoma Narrows 4
Tacoma Narrows kept the Grit City Derby close, 3-2, through halftime Saturday afternoon at the accesso ShoWare Center, but the Tacoma Stars Reserves scored three times in the third quarter and added another in the fourth to extended their unbeaten streak to 19 games. Nate Ford scored a hat trick in the win while Tyler John scored twice. The Stars improved to 6-0-1 this season, one point ahead of Bellingham United with a trip up north looming this weekend. Tacoma Narrows fell to 1-6-0 this season.
Tacoma Stars Reserves goals: Nate Ford (3), Tyler John (2), Diego Aceves, Ismael DeLuna, JJ Schmeck
Tacoma Narrows goals: Francisco Barajas, Jake Dobson, Maxwell Harvey, AJ Nitzel
Oly Town Artesians 3, Snohomish Skyhawks 3
The Oly Town Artesians scored three times in the first half to build a 3-1 lead at halftime, but Skyhawks keeper Trevor Davoren and the Snohomish defense shut out the Artesians in the second half and pulled two goals back to capture a point on the road, 3-3. The win keeps the Skyhawks (2-3-2) a point ahead of the Artesians (2-4-1) for third place.
Oly Town Artesians goals: Alec Zimmerman, Manny Nicasio, Eli Boatright
Snohomish Skyhawks goals: Kevin Flavin, Tony Clarke, Devin Shull
Bellingham United 16, Oly-Pen Force 1
The Oly-Pen Force scored the first goal, a Brady Vernik strike less than two minutes into the game, but Bellingham United scored the next 11 goals and added five more in the fourth quarter when the game wasn’t in doubt, to improve to 6-1-0 this season. Connor Moe and Eleazar Galvan each scored four goals in the game while Richard Henderson scored three times, including the final goal of the game with 28 seconds left, and chipped in three assists. The Force fell to 2-5-0 with the loss.
Bellingham United goals: Connor Moe (4), Eleazar Galvan (4), Richard Henderson (3), Uriel Herrera (2), Christian Caro, Olegario Orozco, Christian Rotter
Oly-Pen Force goals: Robert Taylor, Brady Vernik, Jaisen Zurfluh