Comox Valley United continued their impressive first season in Div. 1 of the Vancouver Island Soccer League on Saturday night, defeating Nanaimo United 2-1 under the lights at the Comox Valley Turf Field.
Darren Bergh and Gabby Mason scored the Comox Valley goals while Tony Maestrello replied for Nanaimo. Maestrello was Nanaimo’s MVP while Nick Marinus earned Comox Valley MVP honours.
The win lifted Comox Valley into sole possession of sixth place in the 10-team Div. 1. They now have a solid 5-5-3 record and are 3-0-1 in their last four matches.
The local side will be out to keep the good times rolling this Saturday when they host ninth-place McLaren Lighting (3-7-3) in a 4 p.m. start at the turf field.
It will be fan appreciation day with prizes as this is United’s final home game of the season; they finish with four games on the road.
THROW INS A United win, coupled with a Bays United loss, would move Comox Valley into a tie for fifth place with Bays …