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Sky Blue FC and Portland remain tied for lead
June 16th, 2013 11:55PM

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[NWSL REWIND: Week 10] Sky Blue FC and Portland Thorns FC remained tied for first place with wins on Sunday. Sky Blue FC  held off the Boston Breakers, 3-2, while Portland improved to 3-0-0 this season against Seattle with a 2-0 victory over winless Reign FC before 13,802 fans at JELD-WEN Field.

-- Monica Ocampo and Katy Freels-Frierson each had a goal and an assist as Sky Blue FC beat the Breakers at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville, Mass. Australian Lisa De Vanna had the third goal for Sky Blue FC.

-- Meleana Shim recorded her first pro goal and assisted on Danielle Foxhoven's goal in the Portland win. Thorns FC goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc made a beautiful kick save on a Seattle penalty kick attempt from Christine Nairn in the 84th minute to preserve the shutout.

-- German internationals Inka Grings and Sonja Fuss both scored as the Chicago Red Stars won, 3-1, at FC Kansas City to move to within one point of fifth-place Boston.

Saturday ...

The Western New York Flash defeated the Washington Spirit, 2-0, on goals by Mexican international Veronica Perez and Vicki DiMartino to extend is unbeaten streak to six games on Saturday night in front of 4,630 fans at Maryland SoccerPlex Stadium.

Before the game, ceremonies were held to name the SoccerPlex's championship stadium after women's soccer pioneer Maureen Hendricks. Former Washington Freedom star Mia Hamm was among those on hand for the ceremonies.

-- The loss left the Spirit with just one win in nine games.
 
NWSL RESULTS, Week 10
Sunday, June 16
Portland 2 Seattle 0.
POR: Danielle Foxhoven (Meleana Shim) 48
POR: Meleana Shim (Angie Kerr) 67
Att.: 13,802.

Sunday, June 16
Boston 2 Sky Blue FC 3

SBFC: Lisa De Vanna (Monica Ocampo) 9
SBFC: Monica Ocampo (Katy Freels-Frierson) 26
BOS: Joanna Lohman (Julie King) 61
SBFC: Katy Freels-Frierson (Danesha Adams) 71
BOS: Kyah Simon (Katie Schoepfer) 95+
Att.: 2,687.

Sunday, June 16
FC Kansas City 1 Chicago 3
KC: Renae Cuellar (Courtney Jones) 4
CHI: Inka Grings (Lori Chalupny) 29
CHI: Ella Masar (Taryn Hemmings) 48
CHI: Sonja Fuss (pen.) 91+

Saturday, June 15
WNY: Veronica Perez (Adrianna Martin) 10
WNY: Alex Sahlen (Vicki DiMartino) 31

Thursday, June 13
Chicago 0 FC Kansas City 2

NWSL STANDINGS
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
25 Sky Blue FC 8-2-1 20/10
25 Portland 8-2-1 18/9
17 Western NY 5-2-2 15/9
16 FC Kansas City 5-4-1 14/11
12 Boston 3-4-3 16/17
11 Chicago 3-5-2 10/15
6 Washington 1-5-3 9/16
1 Seattle 0-9-1 4/19

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 11
Wed, June 19
Chicago Red Stars vs. Western NY
Sat, June 22
Sky Blue FC vs. Portland
Sun, June 23
FC Kansas City vs. Washington
Western NY vs. Seattle

NWSL SCHEDULE, Week 12
Wed, June 26
Boston vs. Seattle
Sky Blue FC vs. FC Kansas City
Fri, June 28
Western NY vs. Washington
Sat, June 29
Seattle vs. Chicago
Sun, June 30
FC Kansas City vs. Portland
Boston vs. Sky Blue FC

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