Photo Credit: Charis Wilson

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The second place Oly Town Artesians will defend their undefeated home record when first place Bellingham United comes to town on Saturday night at 6:00 PM. The Artesians are 3-0-0 at The Pavilion at Evergreen this season and sit alone in second place with 10 points, five points behind the Hammers.

The WISL playoff race is heating up with five of six teams sitting within three points of each other. The top four teams make the playoffs. Oly Town sits in second with 10 points, the Olympic Force are second with nine points and the Tacoma Stars Reserves, Sporting Everett and the Snohomish Skyhawks round out the standings with seven points each. The Artesians face Bellingham, Tacoma, Snohomish and Olympic to round out the regular season.

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Chris Pugh | Photo: Charis Wilson

SNOHOMISH, Wash. – Willie Spurr scored his 10th goal of the season and chipped in two assists but despite 44 shots on goal, the Oly Town Artesians suffered a 7-5 road loss to the Snohomish Skyhawks on Saturday night.

Spurr opened the scoring for the Artesians in the first quarter and assisted the next two goals, the first a Marco Monzon goal in the second quarter and the third a Chris Pugh goal in the third. But Oly could muster just those three goals in the first three quarters and found themselves down 5-3 going into the fourth.

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Spurr and Herrera | Charis Wilson
Spurr and Herrera | Charis Wilson

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Matt Herrera tied the game with 25 second left, but the Oly Town Artesians were not content with just one point at home. Moments later, Willie Spurr raced up the near side boards and buried the game winner with 10 seconds left to knock off the Tacoma Stars Reserves 6-5 on a chilly Saturday afternoon at Evergreen. Spurr scored four goals in the game and the Artesians (3-1-1, 10 points) jumped into first place in the Western Indoor Soccer League with ten points, at least temporarily.

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