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Harrisburg climbs closer to top, Dayton extends unbeaten streak
June 29th, 2013 4:07AM

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[USL PRO REWIND: Week 15] Sainey Touray scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute for his ninth goal of the season to lead the Harrisburg City Islanders to a 2-1 win on Friday night over Phoenix FC that moved them within a point of idle leader Orlando City.

Isiah Schafer's equalizer after Yann Ekra's opening goal was Phoenix's first in its last five games. The loss dropped the first-year club to 2-10-5 ahead of only Antigua Barracuda FC, which is 0-15-0.

-- Dayton and Charlotte, two teams that did not make the playoffs last season, remained very much in the playoff hunt this season with a 2-2 tie at Beavercreek Stadium.

The Dutch Lions (6-2-5) twice came back from a goal down to tie the Eagles (5-2-7). Jorge Herrera set up Christian Ramirez, then scored himself for Charlotte, but Joel DeLass (on a rebound of his missed penalty kick) and Shane Smith (on a give-and-go with Brandon Swartzendruber) equalized for Dayton, which has played two less games than the two teams in front of it and the two teams behind it in sixth place.

“Today completed the first half of our season with 23 points in 13 games," Dutch Lions coach Patrick Bal said. "We’re very pleased. We have a nine-game undefeated streak, and that’s something, that’s huge. Today feels like more of a loss – I think we were the better team the whole game overall, but with the first half of the season going well, I can’t complain.”

USL PRO REWIND, Week 15
Friday, June 28
Dayton 2 Charlotte 2
Harrisburg 2 Phoenix FC 1

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 15
Saturday, June 29
Rochester vs. Phoenix FC
Orlando City vs. Richmond
Chicago Fire Reserves vs. Charlotte
Sun, June 30
New York Red Bulls Reserves vs. Wilmington
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Richmond

USL PRO STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/1
32 Orlando City 10-1-2 34/11
31 Harrisburg 10-4-1 34/19
26 Richmond 7-0-5 27/9
26 Charleston 7-3-5 24/15
23 VSI Tampa Bay FC 7-6-2 26/17
23 Dayton 6-2-5 21/19
22 Charlotte 5-2-7 21/19
21 Pittsburgh 5-4-6 21/17
20 Los Angeles 5-6-5 26/22
14 Rochester 3-7-5 13/25
14 Wilmington 4-8-2 12/24
11 Phoenix FC 2-10-5 15/26
0 Barracuda FC 0-15-0 8/54

USL LEADING SCORERS:
13 Dom Dwyer, Orlando City
10 Jose Angulo, Pittsburgh
8 Sainey Touray, Harrisburg
8 Mauricio Salles, VSI Tampa Bay FC
7 Joseph Ngwenya, Richmond
7 Jamie Watson, Orlando City

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 16:
Wednesday, July 3
Wilmington vs. Orlando City
Thursday, July 4
Dayton vs. Rochester
Pittsburgh vs. Charlotte
Los Angeles vs. Barracuda FC
Friday, July 5
Charleston vs. Orlando City
Saturday, July 6
Pittsburgh vs. Los Angeles
Rochester vs. Charlotte
Dayton vs. Richmond
Wilmington vs. Harrisburg
Phoenix FC vs. Barracuda FC

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 17:
Wednesday, July 10
Harrisburg vs. Los Angeles
Columbus Crew Reserves vs. Dayton
Thursday, July 11
Orlando City vs. Charleston
Phoenix vs. Barracuda FC
Friday, July 12
Rochester vs. Richmond
Saturday, July 13
Harrisburg vs. Richmond
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Charleston
Charlotte vs. Wilmington
Los Angeles vs. Barracuda FC
Sunday, July 14
Dayton vs. Orlando City 

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 18:
Monday, July 15
San Jose Earthquakes Reserves vs. Barracuda FC
(in San Francisco)
Wednesday, July 17
Pittsburgh vs. Orlando City
Friday, July 19
Charleston vs. Dayton
VSI Tampa Bay FC vs. Harrisburg
Rochester vs. Wilmington
Phoenix FC vs. Richmond
Saturday, July 20
Charlotte vs. Dayton
Orlando City vs. Harrisburg
Sunday, July 21
Montreal Impact Reserves vs. Rochester
Pittsburgh vs. Wilmington 
Los Angeles vs. Richmond

USL PRO SCHEDULE, Week 19:
Tuesday, July 23
FC Dallas Reserves  vs. Barracuda FC
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Reserves vs. Richmond
Wednesday, July 24
Harrisburg vs. Dayton
Charlotte vs. vs. Los Angeles
Charleston vs. Phoenix FC
Friday, July 26
Dayton vs. Barracuda FC
Wilmington vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC
Saturday, July 27
Toronto FC Reserves vs. Pittsburgh
Charlotte vs. Phoenix FC
Charleston vs. vs. Los Angeles
Sun, July 28
Rochester vs. Barracuda FC
Richmond vs. VSI Tampa Bay FC

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