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Huntsville City Fc Earns 1-1 Draw Against Carolina Core FC

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Huntsville, Ala. (June 28, 2024) – Huntsville City Football Club earned a 1-1 draw against Carolina Core FC at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium.

Huntsville grabbed the lead in the 78th minute when Adem Sipić’s run led to a cross to Jordan Knight, who finished off the chance for his first goal as a Boy in Blue.

Watch Knight’s goal here.

Carolina would equalize in the 85th minute through Josuha Rodriguez, and the match finished level. In the penalty shootout, the visitors would grab the extra point with a 6-5 shootout win.

The Boys in Blue will observe its second bye week of the season next week before returning to action on Wednesday, July 10 at 10 a.m. CT at New England Revolution II.


  • Huntsville CityFC
  • is unbeaten in two matches against Carolina Core FC this season (1W-0L-1D, 0SOW)
  • earned its first draw since April 13 vs. Crown Legacy FC
  • Jony Bolaños
  • served as team captain for the tenth-straight match
  • has started every match this season
  • Nick DePuy made his Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium debut
  • Jordan Knight
  • scored his first goal of the season
  • made his Huntsville City FC home debut
  • Adem Sipić recorded his first assist of the season

Box Score:         

Huntsville City FC (2W-9L-4D, 0SOW, 10 pts.) vs. Carolina Core FC (2W-7L-4D, 3SOW, 13 pts.)

Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Ala.  

Final Score:         

HCFC: 1         


Carolina wins shootout 6-5       

Scoring Summary:           

HCFC: Jordan Knight (A: Adem Sipić) 78’

CCFC: Josuha Rodriguez (A: Facundo Canete) 85’


HCFC: Will Perkins (caution) 45’

CCFC: Ibrahim Covi (caution) 60’

HCFC: Isaiah Jones (caution) 64’

CCFC: Head Coach Roy Lassiter (caution) 78’

HCFC: Ollie Wright (caution) 84’

CCFC: Jathan Juarez (caution) 90+2’

HCFC: Alejandro Velazquez-Lopez (caution) 90+6’


HCFC Starters: Ben Martino, Joey Skinner (Tomás Ritondale 80’), Nick DePuy (Joel Sangwa 59’), Faiz Opande, Will Perkins, Axel Picazo (Jordan Knight 46’), Ethan O’Brien, Isaiah Jones, Jony Bolaños (C) (Alejandro Velazquez-Lopez 90’), Woobens Pacius (Ollie Wright 59’), Adem Sipić

Substitutes: Simon Jillson

CCFC Starters: Alex Sutton, Kai Thomas, Christian Diaz, Ibrahim Covi (Yekeson Subah 83’), Msunguchi Alenga, Santiago Cambindo, Facundo Canete, Jacob Evans (Papa Ndoye 83’), Jathan Juarez, Josuha Rodriguez, Carlos Diaz

Substitutes: Robert Bailey, Jeremiah Jackson White IV, Luis Lugo, Aryeh Miller, Jesus Orejuela

Attendance: 4,211