Comox Valley United beat the Highlanders 4-1, Saturday night at the Vanier turf. Scott Stanfield photo

Comox Valley United clinches VISL second division title

The Comox Valley United men’s team clinched the Vancouver Island Soccer League second division title after winning a pair of games on the weekend.

Saturday at the Vanier turf, CVU beat the second-place Victoria Highlanders 4-1, avenging a 5-0 road defeat in December. On Sunday, the team secured first place in the standings with a 4-2 road win over Bays United.

Comox Valley has a record of 14-1-2. The team has scored 50 goals and conceded 17.

The team concludes league play March 7 at home against Lakehill, but the game has no bearing on the standings.

Comox Valley begins Jackson Cup play Feb. 22 in Victoria. Their opponent is Gorge FC, a Division 1 team. The Jackson Cup serves as the Vancouver Island soccer championship for all divisions.

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