South Sound FC beat Bellingham United 2-1 on Friday night at Civic Stadium to retake first place in the Evergreen Premier League and ensure that the championship won’t be crowned until the final day of the season on Sunday.
The match drew 838 fans, the largest crowd of the season in the EPLWA.
Mitcah Wenzel (penalty kick) and Vincent McCluskey scored first-half goals as South Sound hung on to get a huge win over the Hammers. Tyler Bjork scored his 13th goal of the season to lead the goalKING race but the second-half tally wasn’t enough for the Hammers.
Bellingham United finished their season in the EPLWA at 6-6-2 on 20 points. the crowd lifted the BUFC season attendance average for home matches to 545.