TACOMA, Wash. – Reno 1868 FC left Tacoma, Washington with a point on Saturday night after a 1-1 draw against Tacoma Defiance. Reno was able to level the score late in the game despite Tacoma’s lead for much of the match after the team’s goal in the 10th second.
It was Tacoma’s Justin Dhillon who scored a header after a cross from Azriel Gonzalez in just the 10th second of the match. The 1-0 lead held strong for much of the match, but Reno was eventually able to even the score.
Of Reno’s 12 total shots during the match, two were on target and one made it into the back of the net after Seth Casiple’s corner kick was headed into the goal in the 83rd minute of the match by Brian Brown.
This goal marked Brian Brown’s seventh of the season, while the assist was Seth Casiple’s first.
Reno 1868 FC now has 17 points and still remains in the top five of the USL Western Conference Standings.
Reno returns home to host Las Vegas Lights FC on June 1st for the first Silver State Cup matchup of the season. The first 1,868 fans through the gate will receive a Kevin Partida bobblehead. For tickets, visit Reno1868FC.com or the Greater Nevada Field ticket office.
Reno 1868 FC Starting XI
GK (18) JT Marcinkowski, D (5) Zach Carroll ©, D (2) Emrah Klimenta, D (16) Brent Richards, D (11) Duke Lacroix, M (84) Seth Casiple, M (8) Will Seymore, M (40) Raúl Mendiola, M (10) Lindo Mfeka, F (21) Corey Hertzog, F (99) Brian Brown
GK (25) Damion Lewis, M (23) Sam Gleadle, D (3) Benjamin Galindo Cruz, M (19) Kevin Partida, 97 (M) Sergio Rivas, F (17) Aidan Apodaca, F (9) Danny Musovski
46’ Kevin Partida in for Will Seymore
71’ Sam Gleadle in for Raúl Mendiola
76’ Danny Musovski in for Corey Hertzog