Emerald City FC dims Spokane Shine with seven goals

Emerald City FC dims Spokane Shine with seven goals


SPOKANE, WA—Seattle clubs Emerald City FC and SSR Issaquah both posted big away wins on Saturday night June 8.

In Spokane the Emerald City club spanked the Shine 7:0. INWsoccerNews.com reports:

Last year the Spokane Shine allowed seven goals all season. In their second match of the campaign Saturday night visiting Emerald City put that same number past the hosts in the span of 90 minutes. Six different players found the back of the net along with an own goal for Emerald City in the win, though Marina Nesic had a goal and two assists and the Gonzaga duo of Tori Lee and Cricket Harber returned to town and each scored.


Emerald City came into the match having played to a scoreless draw and a 1-0 road loss against Spokane in their debut campaign last year. The scoreless status against the Shine came to an end quickly at Spokane Falls Community College Saturday night when Nesic sent a ball behind the defense four minutes into the match that allowed Megan Chapin to continue her run to goal, putting it in from about 16 yards out.

“Happy with the result; happy that we had, I think, seven different goal scorers,” said Emerald City head coach Niki Taylor. “It’s a long ride over and back so as a visiting team it’s a good result to get and now we’ll head home and hopefully get another couple next week.” Read the entire match report with photos here.

In Oregon the SSR Issaquah side shut out the Westside Timbers 3:0 (report).

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