No. 23 Chanticleers rally to give Cougars the boot

Coastal Carolina (8-2) men’s soccer came from behind for the fourth time this year to defeat the College of Charleston (5-4-1), 3-2 Wednesday night at Patriots Point.

In a game that yielded nine cautions, Coastal kept its composure to overcome a 2-1 first half deficit to earn its first win over the Cougars in Charleston since 2006.

Ashton Bennett opened the scoring for the Chants in the sixth minute of the game on a pass from Ricky Garbanzo to give Coastal the early 1-0 advantage. Charleston answered less than a minute later on a pass from Joey De Mare to Sean de Silva for the equalizer in the seventh minute.

College broke the tie in the 44th minute on a throw-in that was initially headed by Robbie Benson before Troy Peterson followed with a header himself to put the Cougars up 2-1. Coastal countered with a goal in the 45th minute to knot the score at 2-2 on a pass from Henrik Robstad to Bennett for his second goal of the night, giving him a team-high 11 goals on the season.

The game remained square at two apiece until Ricky Garbanzo headed in a corner kick by Justin Portillo to give Coastal the eventual game winner in the 80th minute.

College of Charleston was booked for seven yellow cards with five of them coming in the first half while Coastal was charged with two.

Bennett is now averaging 1.10 goals per game and entered Wednesday’s contest ranking fourth in the NCAA in goals per game average. Through 10 games Coastal is averaging 2.80 goals per game while holding opponents to 1.00.

The Chants recorded 16 shots with nine on goal compared to College of Charleston’s eight shot attempts with four on frame.

The 23rd-ranked Chanticleers return to the pitch on Sunday when they play host to the Radford Highlanders for a 2 p.m. matinee at the CCU Soccer Field.

From staff reports

Comments

comments

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneys

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneysCoach Joel Banta’s Coast 07 Red first received high praise [more]

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crown

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crownThe North Myrtle Beach Chiefs went to the Class 4A [more]

Red Wolves leave Coastal one win short of bowl bid

Red Wolves leave Coastal one win short of bowl bidArkansas Red Wolves totaled 454 yards of offense on their [more]

Panthers' gamble pays off in OT win over Lexington

Panthers' gamble pays off in OT win over LexingtonMarc Morris had already showed his hand. The Carolina Forest coach [more]

Seahawks, Green ground, pound Devils in first round

Seahawks, Green ground, pound Devils in first roundIn what could have been the final home game of [more]

No. 10 NMB hits the road, runs past Thoroughbreds

No. 10 NMB hits the road, runs past ThoroughbredsThe No. 10-ranked North Myrtle Beach High football team had [more]

River Bluff pulls the plug on Conway's football season

River Bluff pulls the plug on Conway's football seasonAfter the lights went out, the Gators turned it on [more]

Coastal holds off Howard, loses to Panthers in semis

Coastal holds off Howard, loses to Panthers in semisA change in venue did not squelch the excitement in [more]

Seahawks, Chiefs may reap rewards of rigorous region

Seahawks, Chiefs may reap rewards of rigorous regionMickey Wilson didn’t use the term directly. But the Myrtle Beach [more]

Panthers prepare for tough first-round playoff test

Panthers prepare for tough first-round playoff testIn the last five years, Carolina Forest coach Marc Morris [more]

Chiefs dethrone Seahawks as Lower State champions

Chiefs dethrone Seahawks as Lower State champions The North Myrtle Beach High volleyball team had this date [more]

Clemson's Renfrow named semifinalist for top walk-on

Clemson's Renfrow named semifinalist for top walk-onThe Burlsworth Trophy selection committee announced today that Clemson wide [more]

Coastal men, women cruise to season-opening victories

Coastal men, women cruise to season-opening victoriesSenior forward Zac Cuthbertson scored 18 points to lead six [more]

Local runners make strides at state cross country meet

Local runners make strides at state cross country meetMissing a month of the high school cross country season [more]

Mountaineers top Chants; Norman makes donation

Mountaineers top Chants; Norman makes donationCoastal Carolina’s football team put up a strong fight, but [more]

College hoops hit Strand with CCU, MB Invitational

College hoops hit Strand with CCU, MB InvitationalThe college basketball season tips off in earnest this week [more]

Knights knock off Tigers, top Panthers for 6-5A title

Knights knock off Tigers, top Panthers for 6-5A titleThe Conway High football team went into Friday night's regular [more]

Region 6-5A: Panthers run past Braves; Sharks falter

Region 6-5A: Panthers run past Braves; Sharks falterCarolina Forest kept its slim hopes at a Region VI-5A [more]

Hartsville hammers Myrtle Beach for Region 6-4A title

Hartsville hammers Myrtle Beach for Region 6-4A titleThe No. 3 Myrtle Beach High football team went into [more]

Chiefs shut out Bulldogs, capture third playoff seed

Chiefs shut out Bulldogs, capture third playoff seedThe North Myrtle Beach High football team had to have [more]

Volleyball: MB, NMB win; earn rematch for state bid

Volleyball: MB, NMB win; earn rematch for state bidA lot of things have changed over the past year, [more]

Rucker joins musicians for Hurricane Florence Benefit

Rucker joins musicians for Hurricane Florence BenefitSouth Carolina crooner Darius Rucker will make a special guest [more]

Solomon speeds off field for final time at Socastee

Solomon speeds off field for final time at SocasteeKenney Solomon will get another opportunity to slip on the [more]

Tennis: MB, Socastee end runs in Lower State semis

Tennis: MB, Socastee end runs in Lower State semisThe Grand Strand's remaining two girls tennis teams were eliminated [more]

Week 11 Previews & Picks: Playoffs cloudy as weather

Week 11 Previews & Picks: Playoffs cloudy as weatherIt's another Friday night without the football lights on the [more]

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneys

Coast FA teams post solid showings in NC tourneysCoach Joel Banta’s Coast 07 Red first received high praise [more]

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crown

Chiefs charge back, claim Class 4A volleyball crownThe North Myrtle Beach Chiefs went to the Class 4A [more]

Comments are closed.

© 2018 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach