Rochester survives upset bid by Western Mass in U.S. Open Cup

[U.S. OPEN CUP RESULTS] The Rochester Rhinos needed an overtime goal from Aaran Lines to beat the West Mass Pioneers of the USL Second Division, 2-1, and avoid an upset in the second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The Richmond Kickers, the 1995 Open Cup champions, and Harrisburg City Islanders are the lowest-ranked teams left in the final 16 of the competition. Both represent the USL-2. The USL-1 expansion California Victory got an overtime goal from Ricardo Sanchez to win, 1-0, at the Minnesota Thunder. Sanchez was ejected in the celebration that followed the goal for one of four red cards handed out in the game.

SECOND-ROUND RESULTS:
Richmond Kickers (USL-2) 2 (Watson 28, Ssejjemba 45) Cleveland City Kickers (USL-2) 1 (Codrington 64).
Rochester Rhinos (USL-1) 2 (Delicate 83, Lines 105) Western Mass Pioneers (USL-2) 1 (McFarlane 43) (OT).
Ocean City Barons (PDL) 1 (Brown 42) Harrisburg City Islanders (USL-2) 2 (Severs 44, Schofield 48).
Carolina RailHawks (USL-1) 4 (Edozien 37, Maher 45, 56, Liete 79) Bavarian SC (NPSL) 0.
Atlanta Silverbacks (USL-1) 1 (Ukah 49) Charlotte Eagles (USL-2) 0.
Minnesota Thunder (USL-1) 0 California Victory (USL-1) 1 (Sanchez 95) (OT).
Charleston Battery (USL-1) 1 (Catalano 39) El Paso Pioneers (PDL) 0.
Seattle Sounders (USL-1) 2 (Alcaraz-Cuellar pen. 42, Besagno 70) Portland Timbers (USL-1) (Thompson 19).

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