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Battery chalks up interleague win; Rhinos fire Myer
May 19th, 2013 4:03AM

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[USL PRO REWIND: Week 9] The Charleston Battery moved into second place in USL PRO behind Orlando City with a 1-0 win at the Houston Dynamo Reserves on Jamaican forward Dane Kelly's goal in the 35th minute. USL PRO clubs are now 3-2-1 against MLS reserve teams in the first year of interleague play.

-- Rochester president Pat Ercoli has been named head coach in place of Jesse Myer following the Rhinos' 1-6-1 start.

“The Rochester Rhinos have a proud tradition, and we have qualified for the playoffs in each of our first 17 years in existence,” Adirondack Sports Club owner and chief executive officer Rob Clark said. “As an organization we were monitoring the situation, and the Rhinos' 1-6-1 record warranted a change. We believe the easiest and most effective transition is for Pat to take on the head coaching responsibilities for the remainder of the season, while we consider a long-term solution for the future.”

Ercoli had coached the Rhinos to three A-League titles and one Open Cup crown during his tenure as head coach (1996-2004).

Saturday ...

-- Midfielder Erik Ustruck scored the winner in the 85th minute to give leader Orlando City a 1-0 at the Rochester Rhinos. The Lions won despite playing the last 65 minutes with 10 men after a red card to Jean Alexandre.

-- The Wilmington Hammerheads ended a five-game losing streak with a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Blues in front of 3,821 fans at Legion Stadium. Wilmington got first-half goals from defenders Jamel Wallace and Daniel Steres.

-- The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and the Dayton Dutch Lions played to a 2-2 draw at Highmark Stadium. The Riverhounds jumped ahead with goals from Jhonny Arteaga and Jose Angulo, but the Dutch Lions battled back to score two goals in the final 25 minutes from Gibson Bardsley and Tjeerd Westdijk.

USL PRO RESULTS, Week 9
Sunday, May 19
Houston Dynamo Reserves 0 Charleston 1
Saturday, May 18
Pittsburgh 2 Dayton 2
Rochester 0 Orlando City 1
Wilmington 2 Los Angeles 1
Friday, May 17
Harrisburg 2 Orlando City 2
Richmond 1 Los Angeles 1
Tuesday, May 14
Charlotte 1 Charleston 0

With the new partnership between Major League Soccer and USL Pro, the game counts for the Dynamo Reserves in the MLS Reserve League standings and for the Battery in the USL Pro standings.

The Dynamo Reserves are now 3-1-0 on the season while the Battery improve to 6-2-0.

Charleston’s gamewinner began on a set piece 35 yards from goal. A short free kick was played to Emmanuel Adjetey, who sent a cross toward the back of the box. Kelly met the cross with a first-touch finish into the far side of the net for his third goal of the season.

USL PRO STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/1
23 Orlando City 7-1-2 26/10
18 Charleston 6-2-0 15/8
16 Harrisburg 5-1-1 17/7
15 Richmond 4-0-3 18/8
14 Los Angeles 4-5-2 19/15
12 Charlotte 3-0-3 9/4
12 VSI Tampa Bay FC 4-2-0 11/7
10 Dayton 3-2-1 9/10
8 Phoenix FC 2-5-2 11/16
7 Pittsburgh 1-4-4 7/12
6 Wilmington 2-5-0 7/15
4 Rochester 1-6-1 4/17
0 Barracuda FC 0-7-0 5/26

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 10
Thursday, May 23
Phoenix FC vs. Charlotte
Friday, May 24
Pittsburgh vs. Barracuda FC
Richmond vs. Harrisburg
Saturday, May 25
Charleston vs. Rochester
Orlando City vs. Wilmington
Los Angeles vs. Charlotte
Sunday, May 26
Dayton vs. Barracuda FC
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Wilmington

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 11
Friday, May 31
Richmond vs. Phoenix FC
Charleston vs. Harrisburg
Rochester vs. Los Angeles
Saturday, June 1
Pittsburgh vs. Rochester
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Portland Timbers Reserves
Wilmington vs. Phoenix FC
Charlotte vs. Harrisburg
Sunday, June 2
Dayton vs. Los Angeles

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