Avey scores twice as Wenatchee tops South Sound

Dylan Avey of Wenatchee FC. (Kelly Gillin)

WENATCHEE, WA— Wenatchee FC got a brace from Dylan Avey to beat South Sound FC 3-1 on Saturday night June 4 at the Apple Bowl.

Before the match the Capitals hosted the Wenatchee High School Panthers Boys Soccer Team. The Panthers recently won the 4A State title.

Panthers on the pitch: WFC players pose with state champions Wenatchee High School.

The temperature was in the 90’s at kick off and both clubs paced themselves with the heat. The Capitals led 1-0 at the break and then pulled away in the second half.

Along with Avey’s brace Wenatchee also got a goal from Elijah Hurt.

South Sound countered with a goal from Brandon Madsen.

It was second time in three seasons that the Capitals have beaten the Shock in Wenatchee. They did so 3-1 in 2014, then the clubs drew 1-1 last year in a match played up at Chelan High School.

The Shock (3-4-0) are stuck on 9 points but have already played 7 matches. Wenatchee (2-3-0) improves to six points after 5 matches played and nudges up to 5th place in the table.



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