COLUMBUS, Ohio - A Jamal Sutton hat trick led the Columbus Crew Reserves to a 5-2 victory over the Real Salt Lake Reserves on Sunday morning, May 22, at the Crew training facility in Obetz.
Sutton tallied his first goal in the 21st minute and added No. 2 and No. 3 during the second half (59th and 67th minutes).
Columbus jumped out to an early 2-0 lead off of first-half goals by Luis Gallardo (9th minute) and Jamal Sutton (21st minute).
Real Salt Lake pulled within 2-1 on a goal by Leighton O'Brien in the 56th minute. However, The Crew responded quickly with Sutton's second and third goals.
Former Crew player Dante Washington found the net late in the second half (89th minute), bringing the score to 4-2.
A goal in the 91st minute by Crew guest player Andrew Rutledge closed out the game.
Columbus improved to 2-0-1 in the reserve division, while Real Salt Lake is now 0-3-1.
Real Salt Lake Reserves (0-3-1) vs. Columbus Crew Reserves (2-0-1)
May 22, 2005 - Crew Training Facility in Obetz
CLB - Luis Gallardo (Danny Szetela, Domenic Mediate), 9th minute
CLB - Jamal Sutton (Eric Vasquez), 21st minute
RSL - Leighton O'Brien, 54th minute
CLB - Jamal Sutton (Ryan Kelly), 59th minute
CLB - Jamal Sutton (Knox Cameron, Luis Gallardo), 67th minute
RSL - Dante Washington, 89th minute
CLB - Andrew Rutledge (Eric Vasquez, Danny Szetela), 91st+ minute
Real Salt Lake - Jay Nolly, Sergio Flores, Cameron Knowles, Matt Behncke, Seth Trembly (Kevin Novak, 46), Luke Kreamalmeyer, Kenny Cutler, Leighton O'Brien, Dipsy Selolwane, Jordan Cila, Jamie Watson (Dante Washington, 82).
Columbus Crew - Bill Gaudette, Mark Schulte, Ryan Kelly (Bret Jones, 75), Domenic Mediate (Jeremy Parkins, 46), David Testo (Josh Racette, 87), Marcus Storey, Eric Vasquez, Danny Szetela, Luis Gallardo, Jamal Sutton, Knox Cameron (Andrew Rutledge, 71).
RSL - Leighton O'Brien (caution) 56th minute
CLB - Danny Szetela (caution) 79th minute
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