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The indoor soccer season is underway in the state of Washington with nearly a dozen clubs playing at the statewide elite amateur men’s level. Here’s what happened over the November 22 weekend.
Western Indoor Soccer League (WISL)
Tacoma Stars-8 at Oly Town Artesians-5
Oly Town FC made their debut before a packed house at Oly Indoor Soccer in Tumwater and the Artesians put up a good fight against the loaded Tacoma Stars. The final was 8-5 as Willie Spurr scored twice for Oly. Two former Seattle Impact FC players (who left that club along with 20 others) were back with the Stars. Derek Johnson scored twice with an assist and Vincent McCluskey scored too. Kyle Danielson had a brace for the Stars, who are now 2-0-0 and in first place in the WISL.
at Wenatchee Fire-6 Bellingham United-6
The Fire scored with four seconds left in the match on a goal from Johnny Rodriguez to claim a point against Bellingham United FC. Like other recent battles between these two sides it was a back-and-forth contest that saw Wenatchee in the lead 3-2 at halftime. The Hammers were holding on 6-5 until Wenatchee’s last-gasp equalizer.
The PASL began league play over weekend. The new Olympic Force took an 8-2 win over Seattle Sporting FC. The Snohomish Skyhawks were down 7-3 but rallied to beat the Seattle Impact Premier 8-7. The Vancouver Tropics clubbed the Tacoma Galaxy 13-6.
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