IMPRESSIVE CROWDS DEFINE WEEKEND OF NPSL ACTION
Large crowds were the name of the game in both Tulsa and Detroit this weekend. Tulsa wowed 3,147 spectators in their 4-0 win over the Joplin Demize. Tulsa goals came from Ray Saari (2), Dave Leung, and Damieon Thomas.
Detroit City posted yet another record crowd (3,234) in their 2-2 draw with the Erie Admirals. DCFC goals came from Shaun Lawson and Joshua Rogers.
Seattle Sporting traveled to Spartans FC where the game ended in a 0-0 tie. Seattle Sporting goalkeeper Jeff Renslo saved a PK to have the game finish as a scoreless draw.
One goal in each half was sufficient for FC Hasental to defeat the Santa Clarita Storm 2-0. Alberto Anguiano scored in the first half and Carlos Benavides netted an insurance goal in the 85th.
The San Diego Flash and Del Rey City SC finished with a 2-2 draw, giving the expansion side their first point of the 2014 season. Brandon Zuniga scored both Flash goals.
Nat Scott and Kayo Okot scored two goals apiece and Oklahoma City FC defeated the Liverpool Warriors, 4-3, in National Premier Soccer League action.
With a pair of hat tricks, Corinthians FC of San Antonio’s Johnny Lawson and Vincent Bailey led the visitors to a win over BCS Clash at Allen Academy, Saturday, June 8.
The Trinity River Cup will rest in Dallas for the next year. Dallas City FC claimed the first series of the crosstown derby with a 1-0 victory against the Fort Worth Vaqueros on Saturday at the Mountain View Sports Complex. The single goal victory gave Dallas City a 3-0 aggregate total combining by Saturday’s win with the 2-0 victory in Fort Worth on May 29th.
AFC Cleveland (3W-1L-3D) had yet another successful road trip, finishing the weekend with a 2-2 draw against Lansing United and a 2-0 win over the Michigan Stars.
“Playing two games in two days is always a challenge,” AFC Cleveland head coach Aaron McGuiness stated. “Getting four points on the road is a massive compliment to our squad.”
Buxmont Torch forward Theodore Sachem Wilson scored two goals during a Wednesday matchup to help defeat the Pocono Snow 2-1.