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First-place RailHawks ride road string to three
by Paul Kennedy, May 26th, 2009 7AM

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[USL-1] The Carolina RailHawks won a pair of games on the road and remained first place in the USL First Division, three points ahead of Charleston, which was also victorious in both of its games last week. For all the USL-1 action ...

The RailHawks picked up their third straight win on the road Sunday night with a 1-0 win over the Austin Aztex on Daniel Paladini's penalty kick in the 83rd minute. Since losing to Charleston at WakeMed Soccer Park on May 9, the RailHawks have shut out Miami, Cleveland and Austin.

"After losing that game to Charleston at home, we were heartbroken, and we've reacted in the right way," said Carolina coach Martin Rennie. "We've not only defended well, we've attacked well. Winning on the road in this league is tough. It shows the guys have a determination and a desire to do well."

On Saturday, Charleston beat Rochester, 2-0, on goals by Randi Patterson and Frankie Sanfilippo and remained the only USL-1 team without a defeat.

"They came in to make it a physical battle," said Battery coach Mike Anhaeuser. "The first half was a little chippy, but I think we wore them down over time. The goals are going to come. If teams will come in here and open up with us, then we will get more goals. But right now teams are coming in here and playing us defensively. We're responding the right way."

May 20
Charleston 1 Miami FC 0
Goal:
CHA: Darren Spicer (Nelson Akwari) 77
Att.: 2,554

May 22
Puerto Rico 1 Portland 1
Goals:
PR: Sean Fraser 52
POR: Mandjou Keita (David Hayes) 59
Att.: 3,011.

Cleveland 0 Carolina 3
Goals:
CAR: Andriy Budnyy (Daniel Paladini) 18
CAR: John Cunliffe (Daniel Paladini) 21
CAR: Joseph Kabwe (Jeremy Tolleson) 77
Red Card:
CLE: Alioune Gueye 31
Att.: 1,226

May 23
Charleston 2 Rochester 0
Goals:
CHA: Randi Patterson (Darren Spicer) 55
CHA: Frankie Sanfilippo (Tyler Hemming) 71
Red Card:
ROC: Taiwo Atieno 62
Att.: 3,874

Minnesota 0 Miami FC 0
Red Card:
MIN: Andres Arango 89
Att.: 3,311

May 24
Puerto Rico 1 Portland 2
Goals:
POR: Mandjou Keita (Brian Farber) 24
PR: John Krause (Jonathan Steele) 34
POR: Mamadou Danso (Brian Farber) 35
Att.: 2,701

Austin 0 Carolina 1
Goals:
CAR: Daniel Paladini (pen.) 83
Att.: 2,388

Standings:
TEAM W L T GF GA P
Carolina 6 2 1 11 5 19
Charleston  4 0 4 7 2 16
Rochester 4 3 1 10 8 13
Portland 3 1 3 7 4 12
Vancouver  3 2 2 8 11
Puerto Rico 2 2 3 8 8 9
Miami FC 2 4 1 6 8 7
Austin 1 2 3 6 8 6
Montreal 1 3 2 8 7 5
Cleveland 1 4 1 2 12 4
Minnesota  0 4 3 5 9 3

Leading Scorers:
Menyongar, Rochester 4
James, Vancouver 3
Addlery, Puerto Rico 3
Johnson, Austin 2
Saint-Preux, Minnesota 2
Serna, Miami FC 2
Farber, Portland 2
Gjertsen, Montreal 2
Nunes, Miami FC 2
Sanchez, Minnesota 2



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