By Andrea Gauntlett/Greater Lowell Rough Diamonds
Four minutes into the start of Saturday’s game, Francisco Ramos “Kiko” Hernandez scored a goal for the Greater Lowell Rough Diamonds. His teammates rallied their support for all of 74 minutes but Kingston Stockade was relentless.
Kingston Stockade kept the Rough Diamonds goalkeeper in motion and Jackson Rivers was forced to make a multitude of saves – 15 total.
Three yellow cards were issued for rough play in the 28th, 57th and 75th minutes. Then, in the 79th minute, Kingston Stockade blasted home the equalizer.
Both sides seemed content with the 1-1 draw and a point apiece.
Rivers was named the Man of the Match.
Photo Credit: Karl Franck