Seattle Sounders 4 - 0 Cascade Surge
Kiggins Bowl, Vancouver, WA
30 SEA: Jenkins (Cannon)
44 SEA: Nguyen
74 SEA: Barton
87 SEA: Cowell
SEA: Bill May (Preston Burpo 45); Craig Waibel, Jason Annicchero, Scott Jenkins, Kieran Barton; Scott Cannon (Nick Kalafatich 64), Troya Cowell, Justin Stoddard; Ian Russell, Ricci Greenwood (Erik Storkson 45), Viet Nguyen (Greenwood 82).
CAS: Glenn Rogers; Benji Orozco, Andy Levine, Mike Speten (Roy
Shafer 33), Chad Barkes; Zac Marfell, Shane Morris (Ben Billups 62, Matt
Wheaton 65), Jason Iverson, Aaron Lewis; Jason Schilling (Greg Pfleger
72), Juan Carlos Mercado.
The Seattle Sounders met Salem, Oregon's Cascade
Surge halfway with a match in Vancouver, Washington. The Surge will compete
against the Seattle Sounders Selects in the USL's Premier Development League
(PDL, Division IV). The Sounders won the match 4-0 with goals from Scott
Jenkins, Viet Nguyen, Kieran Barton and Troya Cowell. Bill May and Preston
Burpo split the goalkeeping duties evenly for a combined shutout.
Jenkins set up a good chance at 11' with a long cross for Justin Stoddard to run onto, but Stoddard's header went over the crossbar.
Jenkins scored in the 30th when he ran onto Scott Cannon's 40-yard cross and headed it into the top right corner.
Cannon was just over with a 25-yard free kick just before the half.
Nguyen took a 22-yard free kick that beat Cascade goalkeeper Glenn Rogers
in the 44th.
Halftime: Seattle 2 - 0 Cascade
Barton gave Craig Waibel a chance with a cross at 53'. Waibel's shot was just over the goal.
Ian Russell served a pass to Nguyen for a 15-yard shot, but Rogers made the diving save.
Barton scored at 74' after collecting a failed Cascade clearance and shooting from 15 yards out. Rogers almost stopped the shot but the rebound trickled in.
For the Surge, Benje Orozco tried a half volley that went wide left and Matt Wheaton's 15-yarder forced a save by Burpo.
The final goal came after Russell was fouled in the penalty area and was rewarded with a penalty kick. Cowell's PK was deflected off the crossbar by Rogers, then Cowell ran onto the rebound and headed it home at 87'.
Final: Seattle 4 - 0 Cascade
Shots: SEA 17, CAS 3
Saves: SEA 2, CAS 6
Corners: SEA 5, CAS 4
Fouls: SEA 14, CAS 10
Offside: SEA 3, CAS 0
37 Cowell (SEA) cautioned
Referee: Simon Ingham