Oceanside tied for first

Keeper Pam Richer backstopped Oceanside United to a big win over the first-place Cermaq Outlaws from Campbell River.

Keeper Pam Richer backstopped Oceanside United to a big win over the first-place Cermaq Outlaws from Campbell River, beating them 1-0 in Mid Island Womans Soccer League action.

The win now vaults Oceanside United to a tie with the Outlaws for first place in the league, both teams having 18 points on the season.

With four games remaining on the schedule, it’s going to be a tight race to the finish to see who will come away with first place in the regular season.

Still pacing the way for Oceanside United is Richer, who’s been a force in net with five of the team’s six wins being shutouts.

Emma Taylor still leads the way with eight goals on the season, with Rebecca Collins and Shelly Terpstra trailing her with three goals a piece.

Oceanside United are in action this weekend against the Nanaimo Wheatys, with kickoff slated for noon Sunday, November 22.