-submitted by Vince Greco, VISL
It took all 18 weeks to figure relegation out – a first for Division 1 in many years, but that is the story line from this past weekend as the top half was virtually taken care of.
Comox Vallet Utd did solidify 2nd place, I believe their best ever final standings in Division 1.
Also, Nanaimo put themselves in a potential BC Cup slot as they defeated Bays and Gorge tied VI Wave.
The team in 10th that will be relegated is Lakehill.
The team in 9th that is in the relegation zone is Westcastle. Time will tell if the 2nd place team in Division 2 accepts promotion or if there will be a challenge match by the 3rd or 4th place team in Division 2.
The Final standings – the earliest we have ever been finished in the modern era. (thanks turf fields)
|1||Cowichan FC 1||18||14||1||3||65||12||53||45|
|2||Comox Valley United 1||18||12||3||3||39||21||18||39|
|3||Saanich Fusion FC Maude Hunter’s||18||11||4||3||37||27||10||36|
|4||Bays United Liquor Plus 1||18||9||6||3||29||24||5||30|
|5||Nanaimo United FC 1||18||8||9||1||42||32||10||25|
|6||Gorge FC 1||18||7||7||4||27||31||-4||25|
|7||Vic West FC 1||18||4||10||4||22||32||-10||16|
|8||VI Wave 1||18||4||11||3||18||35||-17||15|
|9||Westcastle United 1||18||4||13||1||27||63||-36||13|
|10||Lakehill FC 1||18||3||12||3||23||52||-29||12|
Week 18 results were as follows:
Goals: Mackenzie Cole (2)
Goals: Colin McDonald, Luke Neville Rutherford
|Saanich Fusion FC Maude Hunter’s||1|
Goals: Patrick Nelson
Saanich Fusion FC Maude Hunter’s
Goals: Leo Falzon
|Nanaimo United FC||3|
|Bays United Liquor Plus||1|
Nanaimo United FC
Goals: Ryan Andre, Hussen Sayed, Billy Bagiopoulos
Bays United Liquor Plus
Goals: Kurt Macaulay
|Vic West FC||5|
Vic West FC
Goals: Dylan Kirk (2), Adam Almeida (2), Derek De Groot
Shutouts: Spencer Drennan
|Comox Valley United||4|
Goals: Anthony Bennet, Darren Prentice
Comox Valley United
Goals: Grayson Chalifoux, Gabby Mason (3)
Next week’s game feature Cup games – specifically the Sir John Jackson Cup which will be competed for by the Division 1 & Division 2 teams.
Details coming soon.