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2013 Central American and Caribbean Unified Soccer Invitational

The Central America Unified Soccer Invitational will take place in San Jose, Costa Rica from May 9-17 in regional professional soccer stadiums (Cuty Monge and Coleya Fonseca). Team USA is made up entirely of Washington and Oregon Special Olympics Athletes as well as Unified Partners from the Sounders FC Development Team.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

USA v Paraguay

10:57 CR Time - Kickoff! Starting 11: Dionte McGrew (3 - Forward), Levi Arthur (7 - Forward), Jowell Figueras (12 - Mid), Cody Peterson (10 - Mid), Kasey French (34 - Mid), Miles Sanchez (16 - Mid), John Emmitt (6 - Defense), Captain Peace Drevitch (4 - Defense) Ivory Randle IV (21 - Defense), Ali Hilowli (5 - Defense) RJ Noll (38 - Keeper)

11:04 CR - Yellow card to Peace Drevitch.

11:14 CR - Paraguay shoots and RJ Noll makes a great save!

11:16 CR - Paraguay clips Dionte McGrew at the ankle and he goes down.  After a minute, he's back up and in the game.

11:23 CR - Paraguay given a free kick and misses. Score still 0-0. Halftime coming soon!

11:27 CR - With less than a minute left before halftime, Paraguay scores! 0-1.

11:42 CR - 2nd half begins! Paraguay makes a keeper substitution.

11:47 CR - Paraguay scores again. 0-2.

11:52 CR - USA's first substitution: Christian Freitas (9 -Forward ) in for Jowell Figueras.

11:54 CR - Second substitution for Team USA: Jaeger Skifstad (11 - Mid) in for Miles Sanchez.

11:58 CR - Third substitution for Team USA: Alex Ptachik (18- Mid) going in for Kasey French. 

11:59 CR - 2 amazing back to back saves by RJ Noll! 

12:03 CR - Paraguay substitution.

12:05 CR - Paraguay is making a lot of shot attempts, but most have been high or wide. Team USA is fighting hard!

12:08 CR - RJ goes for a wide block, ball bounces off and back to Paraguay. They shoot and it's SAVED by Alex Ptachik! 

12:12 CR - Paraguay scores their third goal and promptly gets a yellow for excessive celebration. (Pulling his shirt up.) 0-3.

12:13 CR - Paraguay scored their fourth. 0-4.

12:15 CR - Paraguay scores a 5th.

12:16 CR - Final whistle. Paraguay wins 0-5. Team USA played hard though and should be very proud!


  1. tough loss, but no reason to hang your heads. Have fun and everything else will fall into place.

  2. Everything you do, so amazing. Great job guys! Keep your heads held high!


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