The Columbus Crew defeated the Michigan Bucks 4-1 on Thursday night before an exhibition crowd of over 1,800 at Stoney Creek High School in the Detroit suburb of Rochester Hills. The Bucks play in the United Soccer League's Premier Development League.
Forward Jason Garey tallied a hat trick for The Crew and Kei Kamara added the fourth goal. The Crew led 2-0 after Garey scored in the first minute and the 26th minute, both assisted by Sebastian Rozental. The Bucks scored in the 43rd minute to make the score 2-1 at halftime.
Garey completed his hat trick in the 50th minute on an assist from Kamara, and Kamara capped off the scoring in the 53rd minute on an assist from Dayton O'Brien.
The game was delayed for a short period due to lightning in the 31st minute.