The North Sound SeaWolves FC put together a solid defensive effort but was unable to finish, losing to the Washington Crossfire 1-0 in a Premier Development League match Wednesday at Redmond High School.
Eli Gordley scored in the 25th minute for the Crossfire, beating SeaWolves’ keeper Claudio Lazar for the match’s only goal.
“We couldn’t keep good possession in the final third to allow us to attack the goal,” said coach Alex Silva of the Edmonds-based SeaWolves.. “That’s something we’re going to have to work on. We had some chances in the second half but couldn’t tie it.”
The SeaWolves fell to 1-1 after a over Fraser Valley. Washington is now 2-0-1.
The SeaWolves next play at 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 1 in their home opener at Edmonds Stadium on the campus of against the Crossfire.
“We’re looking forward to playing our first game at home,” Silva said. “It’s going to be a fun atmosphere and a good game. We’ll also have another week of practice to get used to playing together so we should be a better team by then.”