Greene Scores Two to Lead Crusaders Over Trojans

October 13, 20181st2ndFinal
Mount Olive202
North Greenville123
Scoring
UMO10:14Eric Healy (James Lang )
UMO25:05MacLayne Gairrett
NGU26:31Gareth Greene
NGU67:59Gareth Greene (Marlon Evans )
NGU84:07Casey Brady
GoalkeepersMinGASv
UMOAustin Porter90:0034
UMOTROJANS0:0001
NGUNoah Kendrick90:0026
Stats at a GlanceUMONGU
Shots (on Goal)14 (8) 15 (8)
Saves56
Offsides42
Corner Kicks57
Fouls1320
Yellow Cards12
Greene Scores Two to Lead Crusaders Over Trojans
Saturday, October 13, 2018
Greene Scores Two to Lead Crusaders Over Trojans

Tigerville, SC - Gareth Greene scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season as the North Greenville Crusaders completed a come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Mount Olive Trojans. It was a tale of two halves as the Trojans dominated the first half in shots while the Crusaders dominated the second. The victory broke a five-game losing streak and moves NGU up to eighth in the Conference Carolinas standings.

1st Half

Mount Olive struck quickly with a goal by MacLayne Gairrett in the 11th minute. Gairrett would then strike again in the 26th minute with his second goal of the match to put UMO up 2-0. However, the Crusaders responded immediately after when Gareth Greene found the back of the net to put the Crusaders on the board. After a yellow card on Marlon Evans, the half would end with twelve shots going to Mount Olive and four going to North Greenville.

2nd Half

Immediately after yellow cards on Zach Baker and UMO's Sam Murphy, NGU scored the equalizer in the 68th minute when Gareth Greene scored with an assist by Marlon Evans. Around fifteen minutes later, the Crusaders would take the lead for the first time in the match with a goal by Casey Brady in the 85th minute. Mount Olive was unable to put up a shot in the final few minutes. NGU dominated the second half in shots with eleven and allowing just two.\

Individual

Gareth Greene had a night to remember, scoring 2 goals and taking 7 shots with 6 on goal.

Casey Brady scored the game-winning goal and recorded 4 total shots.

Marlon Evans received an assist when his free kick led to a goal.

Upcoming

The Crusaders will return to action Wednesday, October 17th against the Limestone Saints in Tigerville.