West Chester United continued its hot start to the National Premier Soccer League season with a 4-0 win at home Saturday night over Electric City Shock.
The win was the third straight for West Chester, which has now outscored opponents 14-0 through three games.
Notre Dame midfielder Aiden McFadden opened the scoring in the 15th minute off an assist from West Chester University mid Sami Phelps and McFadden also assisted on West Chester University midfielder Kyle Hoops’ 73rd minute goal. Travis Cantrell had his team-leading third goal and also had an assist in the match while Loyola Maryland midfielder Sam Brown also added a second half goal off the bench.
West Chester won their first two games 6-0 over Torch FC and 4-0 over Hershey FC. They are current all alone in first place in the Keystone Conference with nine points, but second place FC Motown (they won the conference as Clarkstown SC last season) has a game in hand.
FC Motown handed Junior Lone Star their first loss of the season with a 4-0 win on Friday. The Stars won their first two matches of the season 7-1 over Torch FC and 1-0 over Atlantic City FC. Anthony Allison leads the team with four goals.
Hershey FC picked up their first win of the season, edging Torch FC 3-2 in a lively first half that saw all five goals scored. Phil Shafer opened the scoring for Torch FC in the 11th minute but Daniel Rowe and Saint Francis PA forward Kyle Moerschbacher scored a minute apart to give Hershey a lead they would not relinquish. Robert Morris forward Zach Sherman also scored for Hershey and Liberty University forward Rigoberto Rojas had a goal for Torch.
Hershey FC improved to 1-1-1 on the season while Torch FC fell to 0-3-0.
Atlantic City FC lost their second straight 1-0 game to FC Monmouth on an early goal from Monmouth University midfielder John Antunes and a clean sheet from High Point goalkeeper Scott Weigel to fall to 1-2-0.
Keystone Conference action this week will be highlighted by the first leg of the Kildare’s Cup between Junior Lone Star FC and West Chester United in South Philly. Atlantic City FC hosts Electric City Shock in the NPSL Game of the Week and Hershey FC visits FC Monmouth in other action Saturday night. Torch FC has the week off.