2003 Veterans-Rookies Game
September 13, 2003
DALLAS - Patrick Shamu scored two goals and had three assists as the Sidekicks' Veterans defeated the Rookies 7-1 at Inwood Soccer Center Saturday. Nick Stavrou also tallied twice for the Veterans.
Shamu scored the Veteran's final two goals of a four-goal fourth quarter. He tallied at 9:25 on an assist from Michael Curits and at 10:37 from Kiley Couch. Shamu also assisted the Veteran's first three goals as they built a 3-1 advantage through three quarters. He assisted Stavrou at 3:35 of the second and followed that by assisting forward Beau Brown 59 seconds later. Shamu found Stavrou again for his final assist at 10:24 of the third period.
The Rookies lone score cut the margin to 2-1 when Vassar Cates found the net on a feed from Rick Morales at 9:20 of the second.
Giampaulo Pedroso and Shawn David had the other Veterans' goals. Pedroso scored a restart goal when Stavrou fed him on a corner kick at 4:38 of the fourth quarter. Shawn David followed with an unassisted goal about three minutes later at 7:35.
The Sidekicks have two preseason games at the MISL preseason tournament in Milwaukee September 26-27 before opening the season Saturday October 4 vs. the Monterrey Fury at Reunion Arena at 7:05 p.m.
First quarter: Scoring - none.
Second quarter: VET, Stavrou (Shamu) 3:35; VET, Brown (Shamu) 4:34, ROK, Cates
Third quarter: Scoring - VET, Stavrou (Shamu) 10:24.
Fourth quarter: Scoring - VET, Pedroso (Stavrou) 4:38; VET, David 7:35; VET, Shamu (Curtis) 9:25; VET, Shamu (Couch) 10:37.
Goalkeepers - ROK, Llamas 24:00 7shf-5sv-2ga L; Rose 24:00 12-7-5. VET, Sagu 48:00 3-2-1 W.
Shots: ROK 1-2-2-2-7, Smith 3, Andrade, Bautista 1, Cates 1, Sastoque 1. VET 6-4-7-11-28, Shamu 8, Stavrou 5, Couch 3, Brown 2, Bundy 2, David 2, Pedroso, 2, Alebic 1, Curtis 1, Filo 1, Garcia 1.
Fouls: ROK, 3-2-2-1-8, King 2, Sastoque 2, Bautista 1, Bergeron 1, Morales
1, Smith 1. VET, 0-1-2-0-3, Alvarado 1, Curtis 1, Garcia 1.
Saves: ROK 3-2-4-3-12, Rose 7, Llamas 5. VET, 0-1-0-1-2, Sagu 2.
Blocks: ROK 3-0-2-4-9, Bautista 3, Jackson 2, Barnes 1, Bergeron 1, Cates 1,
King 1. VET, 1-0-2-1-4, Alebic 2, Couc 1, Garcia 1.
Corners: ROK 0, VET 2
Kick Ins: ROK 2, VET 6
GK Distribution: ROK 1, VET 2
Power Plays: ROK 0-0, VET 0-0
ROK, Andrade, Barnes, Bautista, Bergeron, Bilaver, Blackburn, Cates, Flores, Jackson, King, Llamas, Morales, Odera, Rose, Sastoque, Smith.
VET, Alvarado, Alebic, Brown, Bundy, Couch, Curtis, David, Filo, Garcia, Pedroso, Sagu, Shamu, Stavrou