Bounced from the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup midweek by Harrisburg City Islanders, the Ocean City Nor’easters got their Premier Development League campaign started in dramatic fashion when they overcame a late two-goal deficit to top Evergreen FC and complete a two-game sweep at home.
Ignacio Tellechea had a brace and Fredlin Mompremier and Daniel Kozma added goals in a 4-1 win over Evergreen FC on Friday. Former Orlando City SC draft pick Akeil Barrett started the comeback in the 85th minute on Sunday with a goal set up by Mompremier and added an assist on Fraser Colmer’s stoppage time winner. Daniel Kozma had the equalizer in the 89th minute.
Friday: Jimmy Slayton, Daniel Kozma, Nikola Fimic, Fraser Colmer, Daniel Nimmo, Nicolas Spielman, Alexander Simovic (Stephen Elias 45’), Fredlin Mompremier (Ismael Noumansana 45’), Brayant Toro (Geoff Sheaffer 65’), Ignacio Tellechea (Nichoals Hanuscin 75’), Frantzly Zephirin (Francisco Neto 58’)
Sunday: Patrick Fallon, Daniel Kozma, Daniel Nimmo (Nicholas Hanuscin 75’), Fraser Colmer, Nikola Fimic, Ismael Noumansana, Fredlin Mompremier (Frantzly Zephirin 73’), Nicholas Spielman (Mcamos Paye 89’), Francisco Neto (Brayant Toro 64’), Ignacio Tellechea (Geoff Scheaffer 79’), Alexander Simovic (Akeil Barrett 64’)
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Two players with ties to Central New Jersey led the New York Red Bulls U23 team to a 3-2 win over Reading United.
Brian White, who played for the Union in the 2012 Generation adidas Cup, had a goal and an assist and Rider University forward Jose Aguinaga also had a goal and an assist on Zach Knudson’s game-winner in the 65th minute.
Hugo Delhommelle and Nathan Brown scored goals for Reading, which fell to 1-1-0 in league play.
Philadelphia Union Academy grads Robert Campbell and Will Campbell started on the back line while their former Academy teammates Zach Zandi and Lamine Conte came off the bench.
Lineup: Benjamin Beaury, William Campbell (Lamine Conte 71’), Emmanuel Chanis, Robert Campbell, Tapfuma Dimairo (Joris Ahlinvi 80’), Mo Adams, Evan Finnegan, Aaron Malloy, Hugo Delhommelle (Neico Regent 89’), Marco Micaletto (Zach Zandi 69’), Paul Marie (JJ Williams 78’)
Lehigh Valley United was off ahead of a game Friday at Evergreen FC.
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Zoncher Dennis had a goal in each half and Anthony Allison and Kouassi N’Guessan added second half goals to lead Junior Lone Star FC to a 4-1 win over Buxmont Torch in their home opener on Saturday.
Dennis opened the scoring in the 20th minute, but after an own goal leveled the score, Allison converted the eventual game winner from the spot in the 55th minute before N’Guessan and Dennis added goals in the final seven minutes of play. Allison’s penalty was his second of the season.
With the win, Junior Lone Star evened their record at 1-1-0 on the season while Buxmont fell to 0-1-0.
Junior Lone Star FC: Anthony Allison (Bill Walleekendeh 63’), Zoncher Dennis, Abu Donzo, Yaya Fane, Boubacar Keita, Mohammed Mayah, Kouassi N’Guessan, Vlandy Slueue (Ian Davies 75’), Mitchell Torh (Molly Karpeh Jr. 55’), Fatoma Turay, Abel Watson
Buxmont Torch: Carter Burris (Cody Boerema 46’), Joshua Coupar, Phil Hagerty (Matthew Giudice 46’), Khalil Karl, Jeremiah Mateola, Matt Palmer, Dominic Powers, Mitchell Robinson (Thiago Dos Santos 46’), Jake Rudloff (Kenneth Varady 61’), David Shafer, Will Woodfin (Nick Marculo 46’)
West Chester United 4 Hershey FC 0
Keystone Conference newcomer West Chester United made it two wins out of two to start their first NPSL campaign with a 4-0 win over Hershey FC at home on Saturday.
Joseph Sales opened the scoring with his second goal of the season in the 30th minute and Michael Gonzalez, Evan Vare and Ben Maurey tacked on goals in the final six minutes to lead the West Chester attack while James Wood and Will Smith combined for a clean sheet in goal.
West Chester United: Michael Gonzalez, Max Kroschwitz (Ben Maurey 47’), Jake Lister (Chris Gomez 46’), Jordan Logan, Andrew McGinley (Evan Vare 61’), Francisco Palma, Joseph Sales (Austin Kuhn 54’), Abdul Umar, Christian Williams, Chas Wilson (Kyle Martyn 75’), James Wood (Will Smith 46’)
Hershey FC: Samuel Bollinger, Phil Cook, Darvin Ebanks, Marcos Garcia, Nick Jakobson, Derek Long, Josiah Malinich (Matthew Trepanier 54’), Kyle Moerschbacher, Adam Orndorff (Shaq Hudson 64’), Nick Sarver (Anthony LaVia 81’), Christian Wieand (Cody Metzger 71’)