Week 15 is complete, and it was a dandy.
Here is the overall:
-Friday night started out with a bang as Bays Utd toppled Lakehill who was atop the division.
The Bays goal was by Nicholas Hurley, and shutting out the Lakehill squad was Bays Keeper Ethan May.
Lakehill loses their second in a row, while Bays picks up an important 3 points
-Saturday night had more drama as Comox gets their second win of the year by defeating defending Jackson Cup Champion Gorge FC 2-1.
Comox goals by Grayson Chalifoux and Eugene Park.
Answering for Gorge was Mike Moon.
-From Forest Field in Ladysmith – Nanaimo Utd was able to beat rival Mid Isle – also by score of 2-1.
A late goal by Matt Mehrassa, and a 1st half goal by Sayed Hussein did the trick for Nanaimo.
Picking up the lone marker for Mid Isle was Aly Adeeb.
-No surprises at Westhills Saturday night as Westcastle defeated Fernwood by score of 6-0.
Simon Stacey and Jonathan Walter had 1 each, Joshua Walter and Goteh Ntignee had 2 goals each.
Earning the shutout was Sachdev Grewal of Westcastle.
-The final game of the weekend had Cowichan blanking Vic West by score of 2-0.
An entertaining match at Finlayson turf had the Cowichan goals scored by Steven Scott and Stevan Zoric.
Earning the shutout for Cowichan was Keeper Darion Achurch.
With all the games updated, the standings have changed in a big way.
Here is how they look now:
-The Cowichan win, and the Lakehill loss = Cowichan into 1st place for the first time this year.
Cowichan will be now be thinking about winning the Garrison Cup, as Division 1 Champion for the 5th time.
A feat only done once since the creation of the Cup in the early 1900’s…..done by Gorge FC in the mid 2000’s.
Westcastle will have something to say about that as they go head to head with Cowichan twice still. Should be a good battle.
-Lakehill’s and Mid Isle’s stumble has been welcomed by Nanaimo as they jump into 3rd place.
-We look forward to the Comox and other teams giving teams a good battle – and wonder how many more points they will snatch up??
As far as goals on the weekend, Goteh Ntignee of Westcastle works his way up the ladder as the rest of the leaderboard was pretty quiet.
The man they are chasing – still is Patrick Nelson.
Having won the scoring title 5 times already and being the all-time leader in that department, he looks to put his hands on the 25 year old trophy for the 6th time.
Here is how the race goes:
We look forward to next week already.
Thanks for supporting local soccer on Vancouver Island.
See you at the pitch.
VISL Executive Director