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Wynalda's Cal FC pulls upset
May 16th, 2012 2:48AM

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[U.S. OPEN CUP] Eric Wynalda was in Munich to prepare for Fox's broadcast of the UEFA Champions League final, but the USASA team he coaches pulled the biggest upset in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Cal FC beat the 2011 PDL champion Kitsap Pumas, 3-1. Three other USASA teams, the Dulles Sportsplex Aegean Hawks, Kansas City Athletics and PSA Elite, also advanced to next Tuesday's second round. Three NPSL teams also defeated PDL teams. For all the action ...

Jacksonville United (NPSL) 2, Orlando City U-23s (PDL) 1: Jacksonville scored two second-half goals, with all of the game's scoring coming in the second half, and defeated host Orlando City U-23s at the Seminole Soccer Complex in Sanford, Fla.

Reading United AC (PDL) 2, N.Y. Greek Americans (USASA) 1: Pedro Ribeiro and Olutolani Ibikunle netted goals in the 37th and 55th minutes, respectively to build a 2-0 lead and eventually earn the victory at Fleetwood (Pa.) High School's Ray Buss Field.

Long Island Rough Riders (PDL) 2, FC Sonic (NPSL) 0: The Rough Riders scored two first-half goals and defeated Sonic on the road at Whitehall High School Stadium in Whitehall, Pa. The game originally was scheduled to be played at the Ulrich Sports Complex of Lehigh University, but was moved because of field conditions.

Dulles Sportsplex Aegean Hawks FC (USASA) 3, Carolina Dynamo (PDL) 1: The Aegean Hawks earned their first Open Cup victory on the strength of two Scott Larrabee goals at Maryland SoccerPlex Stadium in Boyds, Md. Matt May added an 86th-minute tally to clinch the win.

Michigan Bucks (PDL) 6, Jersey Shore Boca (USASA) 0: Stefan St. Louis scored two of Michigan's first three goals and the Bucks netted three goals in each half en route to a victory at Ultimate Soccer in Pontiac, Mich. It marked the 10th Open Cup win in the Bucks' history. Nick Tarquinio's red card in the 17th minute forced Jersey Shore to play the rest of the match with 10 men.

Georgia Revolution (NPSL) 1, Mississippi Brilla FC (PDL) 0 (OT): The Revolution needed overtime and found its game-winning goal from Hailab Habtom in the 105th minute to win at the RYSA Soccerplex in Conyers, Ga.

Brooklyn Italians (NPSL) 3, GPS Portland Phoenix (PDL) 2: Brooklyn netted early goals from Nathaniel Simons in the fifth minute and Christian Turizo on a seventh-minute free kick as the Italians defeated the Portland Phoenix PDL squad at Deering High School's Memorial Field in Portland, Maine.

Chicago Fire PDL (PDL) 1, Croatian Eagles (USASA) 0: Isaac Kannah's fifth-minute goal held up for the host Fire PDL at the Toyota Park Practice Field in Bridgeview, Ill.

Des Moines Menace (PDL) 3, Milwaukee Bavarians (NPSL) 1 (OT): Lebogang Moloto had both overtime goals for the Menace, which won at a rain-soaked and sprinkler-malfunctioning Bavarian Soccer Park in Glendale, Wis. The Menace finished with 10 players and the Bavarians had only nine in overtime.

Laredo Heat (PDL) 4, ASC New Stars (USASA) 2 (OT): Second-half substitution Placide Buduri scored two overtime goals to carry the Heat past the ASC New Stars at Texas A&M International University in Laredo, Texas.

Kansas City Athletics (USASA) 3, Real Colorado Foxes (PDL) 1: The Athletics overcame a 1-0 halftime deficit and scored three unanswered goals in the second half to defeat Real Colorado at Colorado School of Mines Soccer Stadium in Golden, Colo.

El Paso Patriots (PDL) 3, NTX Rayados (USASA) 1: Naoyas Aizawa scored two El Paso goals and assisted what proved to be the game-winner by Michael Griego to defeat NTX Rayados at Patriots Stadium in El Paso, Texas.

Fresno Fuego (PDL) 2, Stanislaus United Turlock Express (US Club Soccer) 0: Abraham Campos scored a pair of goals for Fresno for the victory against Stanislaus United at Academica Fields in Turlock, Calif. The game was the first for an entrant from US Club Soccer in the Open Cup. Fresno's Nehemias Blanco picked up a red card in the 64th minute.

PSA Elite (USASA) 3, Portland Timbers U-23s (PDL) 1: Former Chicago Fire forward Davis Paul scored two goals and Christian Ramirez added a first-half goal to lead PSA Elite past the host Portland Timbers U-23s at JELD-WEN Field in Portland, Ore.

Cal FC (USASA) 3, Kitsap Pumas (PDL) 1: Danny Barrera had Cal FC's first two goals and defeated Kitsap Pumas, the PDL champs, at Bremerton Memorial Stadium in Bremerton, Wash.

Ventura County Fusion (PDL) 6, Fullerton Rangers (NPSL) 2 (OT): Ventura County erupted with four goals in overtime to oust Fullerton at the Santa Ana Bowl in Santa Ana, Calif. Frankie Lopez's penalty kick goal gave Ventura County a 3-2 lead, and teammates Kennedy Chongo, Willie Rupert and Rodrigo Lopez followed with goals to put the match well out of reach.



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