Carolina stars lead Sky Blue in W-League opener

Jersey Sky Blue, which will be a part of the new women's pro league in 2008, made its W-League debut with a 4-0 win over Western Mass on Saturday.

Casey Nogueira and Tobin Heath, who helped lead North Carolina to the 2006 NCAA Division women's championship as freshmen, powered Sky Blue. Nogueira scored after four minutes, and Heath added two goals. Florida star Stacy Bishop also scored for Jersey.

Brazilian international Formiga had two assists for Sky Blue, based out of Basking Ridge, N.J.

W-LEAGUE RESULTS:
May 10
Charlotte 3 (Schmedes 11, Murphy 27, Lyons 86).
May 11
Jersey 4 (Nogueira 4, Heath 25, 79, Bishop 59) Western Mass 0.
Long Island 0 New York 2 (Lunphien 53, Hansen 90).
May 12
Hampton Roads 0 Richmond 2 (Parsons 40, Hemingway 81).

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