Knoxville Force Hosts Rocket City United
June 12, 2013
The Rocket City United men’s soccer team from Huntsville AL weren’t able to escape the heat by travelling north to play the Knoxville Force Wednesday evening. “Warm-ups” were held in 90 degree weather at Regal Soccer Stadium on UT’s campus. The teams hit the field at 7: 30.
Travis Bolton of the Force drove the first goal from 20 yards out at 41.31 into the first half. Score at the end of the first half: Knoxville Force—1, Rocket City United—0.
When the second half started at 8:45, he temperature had “cooled” to 86. Both teams had five shots on goal when Rocket City scored their first goal on a corner kick at 60:11. At 67:09, Nial McCabe scored the Force’s second goal on an assist from Robbie Hill. Rocket City scored a second goal at 84:11. Rocket City came into the game in second place of the Southeast Flight of NPSL’s large South Division and the Force was in fourth. Final Score: Knoxville Force—2, Rocket City—2.