The top flight of Island soccer had all its’ games played over the weekend – we are thankful for turf!
Match week 6 had a clear Saturday so many could enjoy the final Pacific FC game of the year, and like that game, the Division 1 results did not disappoint.
At a glance, here is what took place:
-Friday night saw Gorge score a very late goal (in the last minute) to sneak out a 1-0 win over Vic West.
The goal scorer for Gorge was Martin Trapero.
Earning the shutout fro Gorge was a split duty by Keepers Marvin Josue & Nick McCue.
-Friday also saw Cowichan blank Nanaimo by score of 2-0.
Scoring both goals for Cowichan was Logan Kits.
Providing the clean sheet for Cowichan was Keeper Darian Achurch.
-The Game Of The Week was also on Friday night, and it was a shocker as Westcastle trounced Lakehill by score of 5-1.
This was a big game that saw Westcastle jump up the standings, and also putting a skid of Lakehill’s impressive run of late.
The loan goal scorer for Lakehill was Paulo Dait.
The scoring for Westcastle was handled by Goteh Ntignee, Boland Lekeaka, and Keenen Colley with 3.
Keenen Colley was also selected the 1550’s Man of the Match.
-Another shock on the weekend saw Bays Utd and Juan de Fuca draw at 0-0.
With both teams at opposite ends of the table, this was not expected by any means.
Earning the shutout for JDF was Blake Ridley, and for Bays Utd it was Ethan May.
-The last game of the weekend featured a couple teams at the bottom, the result changed the outlook of the division.
Powell River defeated Mid Isle by the score of 3-0.
Powell River had goals from Kye Taylor, Jake Kenmuir, and a Mid Isle Own Goal.
Posting the shutout for Powell River was Matt Liknes.
Here is what the standings look like after all the information was entered into the website.
A couple teams march up the standings to tighten things up some, and the bottom takes a big turn.
VISL Executive Director