Asheville City Sweeps Weekend Matches

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Asheville City scored two victories over the weekend (photos – T. Flynn)

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (May 29, 2019)Asheville City’s men’s and women’s sides both won league matchups over Memorial Day weekend.

The women’s side faced FC Carolina Discoveries in their first WPSL game of the year. FC Carolina hosted in Rock Hill, South Carolina and the visiting Blues won in convincing form, coming away with a 5-0 victory.

Asheville City opened the scoring with a shot off the foot of Jennifer Cudjoe in the game’s 28th minute. Abbie Brown added the second goal of the game in its 55th minute. Brown followed up with her second score to put the Blues up 3-0, with Sarah Jacobs scoring late in the second to make it 4-0, Asheville City.

Brown scored in the game’s 98th minute for the hat trick and a 5-0 Blues’ victory.

Asheville City is on the road again this Friday to face Beaufort County SC in their second WPSL match of the season. The Blues (3-0-1, 1-0 WPSL/Carolinas Conference) are undefeated in four starts this spring.

The Blues’ men’s side scored a shutout victory of their own when they defeated the NPSL’s George Revolution on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, 2-0.

The Blues’ Chris Allan opened the scoring in the game’s 31st minute, and Asheville City went into halftime with a 1-0 advantage. In the second, Frank Rosenwald headed in a Dylan Burke corner kick to stake the Blues to a decisive 2-0 lead.

In six games this season, including an April 27 friendly against the Tri-City Otters, Asheville is 3-2-1. The Blues are 2-2-1 in league contests. They travel to face Inter Nashville on June 1, whom they dropped a 1-0 decision to at Memorial Stadium earlier this month.

For a more detailed accounting of both games from the club, click here.

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