Tacoma Stars Reserves 7, Bellingham United 4
In a battle for first place, the Tacoma Stars Reserves jumped out to a 3-0 lead and shutout Bellingham in the first half before United battled back, scoring two goals in the third quarter and took a 4-3 lead after two goals early in the fourth quarter. But the Reserves scored the final four goals of the game to take a 7-4 win at the Sportsplex on Saturday night.
The win moved the Stars Reserves to 7-0-1 (22 points) and a four point lead over Bellingham, who fell to 6-2-0 (18 points). With the two other ties, both teams clinched home games in the first round of the WISL playoffs.
Tacoma Stars Reserves goals: Adrian Correa, Burke Fahling, Tyler John, Mark Lee, Danny Minniti, Steve Mohn, Eddie Na
Bellingham United goals: Christian Caro, Nick Cashmere, Uriel Herrera, Dylan Langei
Snohomish Skyhawks 6, Oly-Pen Force 6
The Snohomish Skyhawks secured their third straight draw with a 6-6 tie against the Oly-Pen Force on Saturday night. Alex Hernandez scored three times for the Force and Kevin Flavin led the Skyhawks with two goals. Both teams scored two goals in the first quarter, two goals in the second quarter, one in the third and one in the fourth.
The Skyhawks moved to 2-3-3 (9 points) and the Oly-Pen Force improved to 2-5-1 (7 points) with the draw.
Snohomish Skyhawks goals: Kevin Flavin (2), Tony Clarke, Russell Brown, John Troka, Andrew Escalante
Oly-Pen Force goals: Alex Hernandez (3), Jaisen Zurfluh (2), Marco Lopez
Tacoma Narrows 5, Oly Town Artesians 5
AJ Nitzel and Christian Segovia Tate each scored a pair of goals for Tacoma Narrows and the Oly Town Artesians respectively in the second draw of the weekend. The Artesians took a 3-2 lead at the half but needed two goals in the fourth quarter to get the road point.
Oly Town moved to 2-4-2 (8 points) this season but face both Bellingham United and the Tacoma Stars Reserves in the last two weeks of the regular season. Meanwhile, Narrows stayed in the playoff race despite posting just a 1-6-1 (4 points) record.
Tacoma Narrows goals: AJ Nitzel (2), Nick Mejia, Jake Dobson, Max Harvey
Oly Town Artesians goals: Christian Segovia (2), Manny Nicasio, Collin Tate, Marcos Borja