Saturday, June 23
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 2:1 Wilmington Hammerheads - Mired in the midfield most of the first half, the stalemate broke five minutes into the second half when another long Corey Hertzog throw-in resulted in the visitors grabbing the lead as Dylan Riley flicked it on to the middle of the six, where Manny Guzman finished. A creative play seven minutes later drew a penalty when Stefan Lundberg was taken down in the box. Matt Kassel would level terms from the spot. With eight minutes left a second consecutive corner for the hosts led to Mike Seth sending a cross to the back post, where Darren Amoo tallied the winner. - MORE
Thursday, June 21
USL Pro News: The three remaining clubs in the US Open Cup - Charlotte, Dayton & Harrisburg - learned where and who they may be facing in the Semifinals (July 10-11) should they advance past their Major League Soccer opponents next Tuesday. Harrisburg is the lone team that could potentially host a semifinal match, but would also need their league compatriots Dayton to win... Defending champion and league-leader Orlando City announced the signing of Senegalese midfielder Adama Mbengue, a star for the club's U23 side, to the squad.
PDL News: The league unveiled the Team of the Week, honoring midfielder Matt Friesen of the Kitsap Pumas as the Player of the Week.
Wednesday, June 20
Cousins Rennie Britto and Jerrel Britto scored three goals to pace W Connection to a three-goal lead before Josh Hansen scored the Islanders' lone goal in a 4-1 defeat in the second match of the doubleheader. Antigua was in a deadlock with Caledonia AIA until Radanfah Abu Bakr opened the scoring in the 65th minute. Devorn Jorsling capped the victory four minutes from time in a 2-0 result.
Tuesday, June 19
The tournament resumes with the Semifinals Tuesday evening. First up is a showdown between Antigua and Caledonia AIA. Barracuda are new to the competition and Caledonia failed to advance to the Final Four a year ago, falling in penalties to Haitian side Tempete.
The other semifinal features the winners of the last three editions of the tournament and a rematch of the 2009 Final when W Connection edged Puerto Rico, 2-1. Jonathan Fana has raised the trophy three consecutive years having led W Connection to the 2009 title before joining the Islanders for the past two campaigns.
Monday, June 18
Pittsburgh Riverhounds 1:1 Rochester Rhinos - The Rhinos needed a second half equalizer from Quavas Kirk on a breakaway in the 61st minute to earn a draw, but the winless run continues at seven games. Both goals came 16 minutes into each half with the hosts taking the lead when Stefan Lundberg and Rich Costanzo created some space in the corner with some deft passing, allowing Lundberg to find space for a cross to Agustin Nunez for the strike. - MORE
Sunday, June 17
It was a tough trip to North Carolina for the Richmond Kickers, falling big in Charlotte after dropping a one-goal decision the night before in Wilmington.