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Rampant RailHawks take over lead
May 12th, 2013 6:32PM
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[NASL REWIND: Week 6]  The Carolina RailHawks got two goals apiece from Brian Shriver -- giving him the NASL scoring lead with five goals -- and Zach Schilawski as they clobbered the winless San Antonio Scorpions, 5-2, to take over the NASL lead.

A stunning goal by Floyd Franks from 25 yards in the 13th minute started the fireworks to the delight of a home crowd of 6,708 at WakeMed Soccer Park.

“There were a lot of good goals and a lot of great passing and there’s a lot to be happy about,” said RailHawks coach Colin Clarke. “It’s a great result and any time you score five goals you’ve got to be pleased, but I don’t like the number two that’s also up on the scoreboard.  We’ve got a good squad of players and we’ll continue to look to improve.”

-- The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won their first game of the season with a 2-1 win over Minnesota United in a game that featured an hour-long delay at Lockhart Stadium due to rain and lightning. Goals from Mark Anderson and David Foley staked the Strikers to a two-goal advantage after less than a quarter of an hour.

-- Michael Cox scored two goals, including a spectacular overhead kick, to lead FC Edmonton to a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks, who had keeper Joe Nasco sent off. Daryl Fordyce had the third goal for the Eddies.

Sunday, May 12
FC Edmonton 3 Atlanta 0

Saturday, May 11
Carolina 5 San Antonio 2
Fort Lauderdale 2 Minn. United 1

11 Carolina 3-0-2 12/6
8 Minn. United 2-1-2 8/6
8 Tampa Bay 2-1-2 8/6
8 FC Edmonton 2-2-2 7/6
7 Atlanta 2-2-1 10/11
4 Fort Lauderdale 1-2-1 5/9
2 San Antonio 0-3-2 4/10

Saturday, May 18
Minn. United vs. Tampa Bay
Atlanta vs. Carolina
San Antonio vs. Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, May 25
Atlanta vs. San Antonio
Tampa Bay vs. Minn. United
FC Edmonton vs. Fort Lauderdale

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