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ECNL Oct 03, 2016

ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference Recap: October 1-2, 2016

Twelve games were played over the weekend in the ECNL Mid-Atlantic Conference’s U-14 age group, as Chesapeake Division sides faced off with Ohio Valley Division opponents in cross-division competition.

Continue reading for a recap of the action.

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Charlotte Soccer Academy (5-0-0) maintained its unblemished record with 3-1 and 2-1 wins over Ohio Elite Soccer Academy and Indiana Fire on its home field at Orthocarolina Sportsplex. On Saturday against Ohio Elite, Charlotte’s Emma Sexton recorded a hat trick, with all three goals coming on assists from defender Madelyn Baucom. On Sunday, Baucom assisted two more goals, setting up Emily Morris and Katie Bengough, bringing her total to five for the weekend.

CASL (3-0-1) remained unbeaten with a pair of 1-0 shutouts against Bethesda SC and Maryland United FC, and still has not allowed a goal through four games this season. Goalkeeper Mackenzie Smith and the back line continued their dominance throughout the weekend, as defender Julia Hellenkamp also provided the offensive production with the only goal of the match against Maryland United on an assist from Braelynn Francher.

Ohio Premier (2-1-1) picked up its first two victories of the season, shutting down FC Virginia 1-0 and McLean Youth Soccer 5-0 on a road trip to Northern Virginia. Gabriela Rotolo netted the only goal of the game against FCV on Saturday, then scored again in Sunday’s rout of McLean. Midfielder Brooklyn Scythes recorded a hat trick in the match, and defender Kindall Duke contributed two assists while contributing to the clean sheet.

Internationals SC (3-0-1) ran its season opening unbeaten streak to four, earning a win and a draw while visiting Virginia. The Ohio Valley Division leaders doubled up McLean 4-2 on Saturday, then played FCV to a 2-2 draw on Sunday.

Undefeated Richmond United (3-0-1) earned four of six available points on the weekend, edging out Maryland United FC 2-1 before tying Bethesda SC 2-2. Brooke Potter scored three goals over the course of the two games for Richmond, and Jill Flammia also scored in the win over Maryland United. Marianna McCombHannah Calliott and Kiley Fitzgerald provided the assists.

NC Fusion (1-3-1) compiled its first four points of the season with a 2-2 draw against Indiana Fire and a 2-0 victory over Ohio Elite Soccer Academy.

+Read: U.S. Soccer Development Academy East Conference Recap – Week 5

Results

Saturday, October 1
CASL 1, Bethesda SC 0
Internationals SC 4, McLean Youth Soccer 2
Ohio Premier 1, FC Virginia 0
NC Fusion 2, Indiana Fire 2
Richmond United 2, Maryland United FC 1
Charlotte Soccer Academy 3, Ohio Elite Soccer Academy 1

Sunday, October 2
Charlotte Soccer Academy 2, Indiana Fire 1
Ohio Premier 5, McLean Youth Soccer 0
NC Fusion 2, Ohio Elite Soccer Academy 0
Richmond United 2, Bethesda SC 2
FC Virginia 2, Internationals SC 2
CASL 1, Maryland United FC 0

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