Silverbacks take lead; Rowdies slump

[NASL REWIND: Week 11] Salvadoran international Richie Menjivar scored from the penalty spot in stoppage time to earn the visiting Atlanta Silverbacks a 1-0 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers that moved them into first place at least temporarily in the race for the spring championship.

Hans Denissen's goal in the dying seconds gave the San Antonio Scorpions a 2-1 win at Tampa Bay that left the defending champion Rowdies facing elimination in the spring season race if the Carolina RailHawks beat host FC Edmonton on Sunday.

Blake Wagner put the visitors ahead in the 37th minute, but the Rowdies leveled in the 80th minute thanks to a powerful header from Carl Cort.

The game drew 4,595 fans.

NASL RESULTS: Week 11
Saturday, June 15
Fort Lauderdale 0 Atlanta 1
Tampa Bay 1 San Antonio 2
Sunday, June 16
FC Edmonton vs. Carolina

NASL SPRING STANDINGS:
PTS TEAM W-L-T +/-
17 Atlanta 5-2-2 15/12
15 Carolina 4-1-3 15/10
14 Minn. United 4-3-2 15/14
12 Tampa Bay 3-3-4 15/15
11 San Antonio 3-4-2 11/13
10 FC Edmonton 2-3-4 8/8
8 Fort Lauderdale 2-6-2 9/16

NASL SCHEDULE: Week 12
Saturday, June 22
Carolina vs. Minn. United
Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay
San Antonio vs. FC Edmonton

NASL SCHEDULE: Week 13
Saturday, June 29
Carolina vs. Atlanta
Fort Lauderdale vs. San Antonio
Sunday, June 30
FC Edmonton vs. Minn. United

NASL SCHEDULE: Week 14
Thursday, July 4
Tampa Bay vs. Fort Lauderdale
Minn. United vs. Atlanta
San Antonio vs. Carolina

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