Charlotte Independence vs. Ocean City Nor'easters

MAY 16 | 1-3 | Mecklenburg County Sportsplex; Matthews, N.C.

Ocean City Nor'easters (PDL) 3, Charlotte Independence (USL) 1
The Ocean City Nor'easters (PDL) pulled off a major upset, stunning the Charlotte Independence (USL) by connecting for three first-half goals en route to a 3-1 win at Mecklenburg County Sportsplex in Matthews, N.C. In fact, the visitors bolted out a 2-0 lead within seven minutes behind two Kyle Gurrieri goals. Gurrieri slotted home the rebound of a Williams N'Dah shot from atop the penalty area before he converted a Deri Corfe feed at the back post three minutes later. Corfe continued his playmaking in the 44th minute, finding Fredlin “Fredinho” Mompremier at the top of the box before he finished at the near post. Jorge Herrera pulled one back for the hosts in the 58th minute. Ocean City will visit North Carolina FC for a Third Round encounter at Sahlen's Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. on Tuesday, May 22.