Richmond Kickers pull upset

[U.S. OPEN CUP] Crystal Palace Baltimore was the only D-2 Pro League team to fall in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday when it fell at the Richmond Kickers, 1-0, on Matthew Delicate's goal in the 119th minute.

The leader Austin Aztex led the D-2 winners with a 3-0 victory over the Dallas-Fort Worth Tornados at House Park. Jamie Watson led Austin with a pair of goals.

Paulo Araujo Jr. had four goals in overtime for Miami FC in its 5-1 win over the Central Florida Kraze.

The non-D-2 teams to advance included the Charleston Battery, Harrisburg City Islanders, Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Real Maryland FC Monarchs of USL-2 and Kitsap Pumas and Long Island Rough Riders of the PDL and Arizona Sahuaros of the NPSL.

FIRST ROUND
June 15
Austin Aztex (D2) 3 Dallas-Fort Worth Tornados (PDL) 0
Carolina RailHawks (D2) 1 Charlotte Eagles (USL-2) 0
CASL Elite (USASA) 2 Charleston Battery (USL-2) 4  
Des Moines Menace (PDL) 0 AC St. Louis (D2) 1
Legends FC (USASA) 0 FC Tampa Bay Rowdies (D2) 3

Harrisburg City Islanders (USL-2) 4 Brooklyn Italians (USASA) 2 (OT)
Kitsap Pumas (PDL) 4 Bay Area Ambassadors FC (USASA) 2 (OT)
Long Island Rough Riders (PDL) 2 N.Y. Pancyprian Freedoms (USASA) 0
Miami FC (D2) 5 Central Florida Kraze (PDL) 1
NSC Minnesota Stars (D2) 4 Kansas City Athletics (USASA) 2

Pittsburgh Riverhounds (USL-2) 2 Detroit United SC (USASA) 0
Portland Timbers (D2) 3 Sonoma County Sol (USASA) 0
Reading United AC (PDL) 1 Real Maryland FC Monarchs (USL-2) 2
Richmond Kickers (USL-2) 1 Crystal Palace Baltimore (D2) 0 (OT)
Rochester Rhinos (D2) 2 Dayton Dutch Lions FC (PDL) 0

Ventura County Fusion (PDL) 1 Arizona Sahuaros (USASA)  1
(Arizona Sahuaros win 4-2 on penalties.)

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