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RailHawks top UNC in exhibition, 2-1

Posted August 18

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— North Carolina fell 2-1 to the Carolina Railhawks on Monday night in an exhibition men’s soccer match from Fetzer Field.

Despite a two hour rain delay, the two local soccer clubs put on a fine display of soccer for the fans.

The first half was a fairly even affair with each team recording four shots over the 40-minute session.

The only difference was the 1-0 lead on the scoreboard for the visiting Railhawks. Aaron King netted the goal off a feed from Nick Zimmerman in the 27th minute.

King struck again in the 45th minute to stake the Carolina Railhawks to a 2-0 advantage.

The Tar Heels closed the gap later in the second half when freshman Zach Wright found the back of the net in the 57th minute.

Wright nearly tied the game in the 68th minute when he took advantage of a Railhawk giveaway deep in its own end, but keeper Scott Goodwin, a former Tar Heel All-America, stretched for the save.

North Carolina wraps up its exhibition season on Saturday at Wake Forest. Kick off from Winston-Salem, N.C., is scheduled for 7 p.m.

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd Intermission
EDM 2
CAR 2
 
9th
SFG 2
KAN 3
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
4th
UTA 89
PHO 87
 
Half
LAL 48
SAC 49
 
2nd
GSW 32
DEN 26
 
2nd
LAC 30
POR 37
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
 
3rd
BSU 41
BYU 23
 
2nd
CAL 14
OREG 17
 
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
3rd
COL 5
VAN 2
 
2nd Intermission
EDM 2
CAR 2
 
2nd
ANA 2
CLB 1