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Charleston wins fifth game in a row
May 11th, 2013 8:09PM

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[USL PRO REWIND: Week 8] The Charleston Battery won its fifth game in a row with a 4-2 win over the struggling Wilmington Hammerheads Saturday night at Blackbaud Stadium in front of 3,699 fans.

The Battery jumped out to a four-goal lead in the first half on goals by Dane Kelly, Nicki Paterson, Zach Prince and John Wilson but had to hold off a Wilmington comeback after the break. Paul Nicholson scored goals in the 53rd and 59th minute for the Hammerheads, who have lost five in a row.

Also on Saturday ...

-- Joseph Ngwenya posted a first-half hat trick and midfielder Nate Robinson notched three assists to lead the Kickers to a 4-1 win over Antigua Barracuda FC. The result left Barracuda FC as the lone team without a win with a record of 0-7-0.

-- Joel DeLass and Gibson Bardsley each scored twice to lead the Dayton Dutch Lions to a 4-3 victory over Phoenix FC.

Sunday ...

Dom Dwyer scored two goals to lead first-place Orlando City to a 2-0 win at the Seattle Sounders Reserves to give him 10 in eight games.

Friday ...

-- The Rochester Rhinos got a late goal by New England Revolution loan player Matt Horth to claim their first victory of the season in seven games with 1-0 victory at Wilmington on Friday night.

-- The Harrisburg City Islanders got two goals and assist from Sainey Touray in a 4-0 win over Barracuda FC in the rain at Skyline Sports Complex.

USL PRO RESULTS, Week 8
Sunday, May 12
Seattle Sounders Reserves 0 Orlando City 2

Saturday, May 11
Richmond 4 Barracuda FC 1
Charleston 4 Wilmington 2
Dayton 4 Phoenix FC 3
Friday, May 10
Harrisburg 4 Barracuda FC  0
Wilmington 0 Rochester 1

Thursday, May 9
Pittsburgh 2 Phoenix FC 1

Tuesday, May 7

Los Angeles Galaxy Reserves 4 Los Angeles 3

USL PRO STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/1
19 Orlando City 6-1-1 23/8
15 Harrisburg 5-1-0 15/5
15 Charleston 5-1-0 14/7
14 Richmond 4-0-2 17/7
13 Los Angeles 4-4-1 17/12
12 VSI Tampa Bay FC 4-2-0 11/7
9 Charlotte 2-0-3 8/4
9 Dayton 3-2-0 7/8
8 Phoenix FC 2-5-2 11/16
6 Pittsburgh 1-4-3 5/10
4 Rochester 1-5-1 4/16
3 Wilmington 1-5-0 5/14
0 Barracuda FC 0-7-0 5/26

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 9
Tuesday, May 14
Charlotte vs. Charleston
Friday, May 17
Harrisburg vs. Orlando City
Richmond vs. Los Angeles
Saturday, May 18
Pittsburgh vs. Dayton
Rochester vs. Orlando City
Wilmington vs. Los Angeles
Sunday, May 19
Houston Dynamo Reserves vs. Charleston



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