HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pittsburgh Riverhounds claimed the 2017 Keystone Derby Cup after earning a 3-0 victory against the Harrisburg City Islanders at FNB Field on Saturday evening. Jamaican international Romeo Parkes scored the game-winner in the 28th minute, intercepting a pass from Harrisburg’s back line before walking his way into the box and firing a low shot by goalkeeper Brandon Miller. Chevaughn Walsh scored two goals in the second half to help the Riverhounds cruise to a comfortable win. Looking to make a playoff push in the Eastern Conference, the Riverhounds improve to 6-8-9 on the year. The City Islanders move to 6-12-6 – three points behind the Riverhounds.
28’ – PGH – Romeo Parkes
56’ – PGH – Chevaughn Walsh
76’ – PGH – Chevaughn Walsh (Romeo Parkes)
Three Things That Matter:
USLSoccer.com Man of the Match:
Chevaughn Walsh, Pittsburgh Riverhounds – The Jamaican forward, who was named Premier Development League Most Valuable Player in 2016 after a stellar season with the Ocean City Nor’easters, scored his fourth and fifth goals of the season in the rivalry match. He also completed 94.1 percent of his passes.
Harrisburg City Islanders at Louisville City FC – Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m. ET, Louisville Slugger Field
Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Saint Louis FC – Aug. 19, 8:30 p.m. ET, Toyota Stadium – Saint Louis