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Watson cited for title-clinching performance
August 9th, 2011 8:21PM
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[WEEKLY HONORS] Orlando City midfielder Jamie Watson, who scored two goals in two games to help the Lions clinch the USL PRO’s regular-season title with a pair of victories against the Charleston Battery, was named the league's Player of the Week. FC Tampa Bay midfielder Keith Savage and Puerto Rico Islanders defender Aaron Pitchkolan won the NASL weekly awards.

Watson scored the only goal of the game as the Lions defeated Charleston 1-0 on Wednesday night before adding another from the penalty spot on Saturday night.

Savage, who scored his first two goals of the season in FC Tampa Bay's shutout of Atlanta Saturday night, was named the NASL Offensive Player of the Week

Pitchkolan was named the NASL Defensive Player of the Week after the visiting Islanders held FC Edmonton scoreless. Hen hit a near-perfect strike from outside the box in the dying moments of the match to give the Islanders a 1-0 win.

USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeepers
Thorne Holder, New York
Earned strong shutout against Harrisburg, then helped side to 2-1 win vs. Rochester
Defenders
Ranja Christian, Barracuda FC
Scored twice in Barracuda FC’s final game of the season, a 3-0 win against L.A.
Tommy Gray, Pittsburgh
Scored the game-tying goal as the Riverhounds clinched a playoff berth
William Yomby, Richmond
Had the game-winning goal as the Kickers shut out Dayton
Mark Bloom, Charlotte
Scored against Pittsburgh and was strong in important win against Rhinos
Midfielders
Jamie Watson, Orlando
Scored two goals in two games as Lions clinched regular season title
Manny Guzman, Wilmington
Had opening goal as Hammerheads took victory against Los Angeles
Yordany Alvarez, Orlando
Was strong in center of midfield, had game-winning goal in victory against Battery
Forwards
Peter Byers, Los Angeles
Continued run of form with two goals in three games, giving him seven for season
Matt Delicate, Richmond
Scored twice to move into tie for league-lead in 3-0 win against Dayton
Darren Toby, Charlotte
Had two goals in two games as Eagles moved into playoff positions



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