The Northwest Premier League (NWPL) saw four matches played over the June 3-4 weekend. Puyallup’s Washington Premier South Sound continued their season comeback with a big win at Twin City Union. Wenatchee side NCW Alliance suffered back-to-back blow out losses.
Washington Timbers 0-0 Olympic Force
VANCOUVER, WA— The Washington Timbers (2-2-1) and Olympic Force (0-3-2) battled to a scoreless draw on Saturday June 3 at Harmony Sports Complex in Vancouver. The Timbers took the early momentum but were kept out of the scoring column by the goal posts and a stingy Force defense. It was the first-ever draw for the new expansion side Timbers. Dual shutouts were notched for Liliana Delgadillo (Timbers) and Ricci Weidbrecht (Force) in goal.
Fuerza FC 6-0 NCW Alliance
EVERETT, WA— Fuerza FC (2-2-0) scored six goals on NCW Alliance (0-4-1) on Saturday June 3 at Goddard Stadium in Everett. Karin Heisen netted a hat trick (3 goals) for Fuerza. Her offensive prowess was nearly matches by teammate Hannah Nicholson who chipped in a goal and two assists. It was 4-0 at the half and the home side added two more after the break for the lopsided victory.
Fuerza goals: Karin Heisen (3), Caty Miller, Hannah Nicholson, Tia Carillo.
Twin City Union 1-5 Washington Premier South Sound
CENTRALIA, WA— The WPSS Shock (2-2-0) continued to gain momentum as they put five goals past the Twin City Union (1-3-1) on Sunday June 4 at Tiger Stadium in Centralia. The visitors were up 2-0 in the 11th minute after fast-start goals from Jenna Killman and Emily Wilkins. Joslin Lindsay got the Union close at the half, 2-1. In the second half the Shock pulled away as Machaela Graddy and Dani Orellana scored before a second tally from Killman closed out the result.
WPSS goals: Jenna Killman (2), Emily Wilkins, Machaela Graddy, Dani Orellana
Twin City Union goals: Joslin Lindsay
NCW Alliance 1-8 Spokane Shadow
WENATCHEE, WA— NCW Alliance (0-4-1) turned around a day after their 6-0 loss in Everett to play the Spokane Shadow (5-0-0) on Sunday June 4 at the Apple Bowl. The expansion home side scored a goal but surrendered 8 in a second blow out loss of the weekend.