South Sound takes league lead; Spokane goes tonight to win it back

VANCOUVER, WA— The South Sound Shock beat Vancouver Victory FC today 2-0 at McKenzie Stadium to end their season with 31 points and a 10-3-1 record.  Tonight at 5 PM at Spokane Falls CC the Shadow host Wenatchee United FC trying to get to 32 points and the EPLWA crown.

South Sound in the locker room before Sunday's big win over V2FC. (SSFC Facebook)
South Sound in the locker room before Sunday’s big win over V2FC. (SSFC Facebook)
EVERGREEN PREMIER LEAGUE Pts GP W L T GF GA GD
SOUTH SOUND FC 31 14 10 3 1 24 12 +12
SPOKANE SHADOW 29 13 9 2 2 33 11 +22
VANCOUVER VICTORY FC 25 14 8 5 1 31 25 +6
BELLINGHAM UNITED 20 14 6 6 2 32 29 +3
YAKIMA UNITED FC 16 14 5 8 1 32 37 -5
WENATCHEE UNITED FC 15 13 5 8 0 27 31 -4
SEATTLE STARS FC 14 14 4 8 2 24 38 -14
WESTSOUND FC 10 14 3 10 1 15 35 -20

South Sound and Vancouver were scoreless at the half. In the 49th minute Derek Johnson got on the scoring-end of a set piece cross and put the Shock up 1-0.

It stayed that way until the 81st minute when Miguel Angeles scored to give South Sound a bit of a cushion at 2-0. Angeles, from the Portland area, was playing in front of family and friends.

Vancouver Victory FC, who were eliminated from title contention on Saturday, finish their first-ever season as club with a shiny 8-5-1 record on 25 points. The match drew 380 fans.

A Spokane win is the way to a title for the Shadow. A Wenatchee win or a draw would send the silverware to South Sound. Follow the Shadow – Wenatchee match on the Spokane twitter page: https://twitter.com/SpokaneShadowSr (5 PM  Sunday night kick off.)

South Sound (red) reacts after going up 1-0 on Derek Johnson's goal in the 49th minute. (SSFC Twitter)
South Sound (red) reacts after going up 1-0 on Derek Johnson’s goal in the 49th minute. (SSFC Twitter)

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