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RailHawks lose 2-0 in San Antonio

Posted July 4, 2013
Updated July 5, 2013

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (July 4, 2013) – The RailHawks traveled to Texas during the midweek to take on the San Antonio Scorpions for the final game of the NASL Spring Season. After a closely contested match, the RailHawks conceded a goal in each half to lose 2-0, falling just short of the NASL Spring Season title and finishing 2nd on the Spring Season standings.

The recently hot San Antonio Scorpions jumped on the board late in a Carolina-dominated first half, with their leading scorer Hans Denisson slotting home a tap-in in the 45th minute. RailHawks goalkeeper Akira Fitzgerald made a save just prior to Denisson’s strike, but couldn’t hold on to the ball and deflected it into the San Antonio forward’s feet. The rebound goal led the Scorpions into the locker room ahead 1-0, despite Carolina producing the majority of the chances in the half.

RailHawks head coach Colin Clarke made the necessary adjustments in the second half to provide more of an attacking threat, but he and the RailHawks’ efforts were all for naught after the woodwork denied chance after chance for Carolina’s attack. Cesar Elizondo and Brian Shriver looked particularly threatening moving forward, creating several near-opportunities by cutting inside and firing from 15-20 yards out.

Yet despite the constant pressure, it was the Scorpions who claimed the second and final goal of the evening, when their forward Hans Denisson put away his second goal in the 87th minute on a San Antonio counterattack. The match finished with a score line of 2-0 shortly thereafter.

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Local
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
3rd
CHA 59
LAC 68
 
3rd
CHA 59
LAC 68
 
3rd
CLE 66
ORL 48
 
3rd
PHI 68
POR 76
 
2nd
TOR 52
PHO 45
 
1st
HOU 26
NYK 24
 
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DAL
IND
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
CHI
Final
UWGB 66
ECU 49
Final
WEBER 59
NEV 56
Final
FRES 52
EVAN 58
Final
KYST 88
PURD 79
Final
LSU 61
CLEM 64
Final
ALCOR 95
DILL 73
 
Final
CHIST 46
UGST 69
Final
DET 69
MDES 55
 
Final
ARZ 72
MIZZ 53
 
Final
INDST 61
PEAY 57
 
Final
FLGC 58
MAR 43
 
Final
LALAF 52
UWMIL 56
 
Final
ODU 58
GWEBB 46
 
2nd
MD 63
ARST 61
 
2nd
TOL 67
BUCK 29
 
2nd
JMU 59
COL 50
 
2nd
WINT 36
ETST 43
 
2nd
GSOUT 60
FIU 50
 
2nd
BST 67
GRAM 32
 
2nd
APP 55
HAMP 42
 
2nd
MAST 72
JVU 47
 
2nd
XAV 76
MURST 50
 
2nd
WAKE 57
NICST 24
 
2nd
MSU 53
SCU 23
 
2nd
LOU 69
SAV 12
 
2nd
TENT 63
SELA 50
 
2nd
VCU 36
VILL 48
 
2nd
OU 53
WCU 55
 
Half
IND 41
EWASH 35
 
1st
ILL 23
BRO 20
 
1st
MSST 17
CLAYST 15
 
1st
BEL 21
LIP 19
 
1st
TCU 35
MVSU 11
 
1st
IOWA 27
PEPP 20
 
1st
MEM 31
PVU 13
 
1st
KU 27
RIDE 11
 
1st
BAY 18
STEPH 13
 
1st
INCWORD 20
A 16
 
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USF
HAW
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ORST
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WYO
FAM
 
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MARQ
YALE
 
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CHAM
PITT
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ILLST
SHU
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STET
 
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ISU
ALA
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CHADRON
 
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CCHR
 
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MICH
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WMICH
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SIUE
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AUB
TULSA
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BYU
2nd
NYI 0
PHI 0
 
2nd
BOS 2
PIT 2
 
2nd
FLA 0
MIN 2
 
1st Intermission
DET 1
OTT 1
 
Half
BUF 14
NYJ 3
 
1st
NOS 0
BAL 0