MATCH RECAP: North Texas SC 5, South Georgia Tormenta FC 0 | 8.27.19

North Texas SC returns to the top of USL League One with record win

FRISCO - North Texas SC earns its largest-ever victory to reclaim first place in USL League One.

Game Summary

First Half:

  • 13’ – Thomas Roberts swung a ball in and Ricardo Pepi crashed into Pablo Jara but couldn’t force the ball over the line.
  • 16’ – Jacori Hayes played the first time through ball to release Richard Danso, but Danso could only fire straight at Jara.
  • 29’ – Arturo Rodriguez’s scoop pass put Bryan Reynolds in behind the defense, and he lifted it over the goalie to give North Texas the lead.
  • 34’ – Callum Montgomery rose highest from a corner and his header was tipped onto the ball, but Danso was first to the rebound and doubled the lead.
  • 45’ +3’ – Thomas Roberts was dragged down at the left edge of the box, and Ricardo Pepi stepped up and buried the ensuing penalty.

Second Half:

  • 53’ – Mikie Rowe ran in between Brecc Evans and Bryan Reynolds and laid the ball off to Shinya Kadono, but Kadono’s shot hit his teammate and Kyle Zobeck was able to claim the rebound.
  • 70’ – Jacori Hayes picked up the ball just outside the box, but he blazed his shot over the bar
  • 82’ – Tanner Tessman slipped in Reynolds, who got to the byline and it back for Gibran Rayo to fire home his first professional goal
  • 90’ – After a cross by Rayo led to a hand-ball, Ricardo Pepi came forward and added the fifth goal.


North Texas SC —Kyle Zobeck; John Nelson, Callum Montgomery, Brecc Evans, Bryan Reynolds; Edwin Cerrillo, Thomas Roberts, Jacori Hayes( Tanner Tessman— 72’), Arturo Rodriguez(Imanol Almaguer — 86’); Richard Danso (Gibran Rayo — 63’), Ricardo Pepi.

Substitutes not used — Carlos Avilez, Cesar Murillo, David Rodriguez, Ronaldo Damus.

South Georgia Tormenta FC— Pablo Jara; Jerry Saint Vil(Jad Arslan — 61’), Jordon Skelton, Daltyn Knutson Joshua Phelps, William Conner Antley; Ricardo Gomez, Marco Micaletto, Charlie Dennis(Shinya Kadono — 46’), Mikie Rowe; Alex Morrell(Kaleb Jackson — 67’).

Substitutes not used — Yaw Amankwa, Dalton Pando, Matias Reynares, Nicholas Wells. 

Scoring Summary:
NTSC: Bryan Reynolds (Rodriguez) — 29’
NTSC: Richard Danso — 33’
NTSC: Ricardo Pepi — 45’ +3’
NTSC: Gibran Rayo (Reynolds)  — 82’
NTSC: Ricardo Pepi — 90’ +1’

Misconduct Summary:
Josh Phelps (Caution) — 13’
NTSC: Thomas Roberts (Caution) — 17’
TRM: Ricardo Gomez (Caution) — 38’
TRM: Jordon Skelton (Caution) — 45’ + 3’
TRM: Kaleb Jackson (Caution) — 78’
NTSC: Bryan Reynolds (Caution) — 85’
NTSC: Callum Montgomery (Caution) — 89’

Weather: Sunny, 75
Attendance: 615

Referee: Joseph Salinas
Assistant Referees: Ken Mizuno, Andrea Jedele
4th Official: Andy Sumrow