U.S. Soccer

Des Moines Menace (PDL) 2, Madison Fire (USASA) 1 Home side Des Moines Menace took control of the match from the start, but were frustrated until Charlie Bales set up Vince Cicciarelli  to put the perennial Open Cup participant ahead 1-0 in the 35th minute of play. Des Moines would extend its lead when Bales again provided the help, this time to Ramone Howell to go ahead 2-0 in the 62nd minute. Madison would make the final minutes of the match interesting when Trevor Banks converted a 76th minute penalty kick, but Des Moines held up for the 2-1 victory. With the win, the Menace advance to a Second Round matchup away to Saint Louis FC on May 20. 

- 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup First Round Match Report -

Date: May 13, 2015
Match: Des Moines Menace (PDL) vs. Madison Fire (NPSL)
2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup; First Round
Venue: Valley High School Stadium; West Des Moines, Iowa
Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. CT
Attendance: 1641
Weather: Clear

Scoring Summary:           1          2          F
DM                                     1          1          2             
MAD                                  0          1          1             

DM – Vince Cicciarelli (Charles Bales)      35th minute
DM – Ramone Howell (Charles Bales)       62
MAD – Trevor Banks (penalty kick)          77

DM: 1-Paul Blanchette; 19-Charles Bales, 17-Austin Polster, 4-Alec Bartlette, 22-Fernando Machado; 8-John Lujano, 26-Daniel Johnson, 23-Christopher Hellman, 10-James Nortey (6-Muengnenchime Goshit, 85); 12-Vince Cicciarelli (11-Ben Maurey, 66), 18-Ben Gerald (2-Ramone Howell, 60)

MAD: 1-Ryan German; 4-Brian Bultman, 2-Allan Guzman (15-Pademba Camara, 87), 16-Alex Nyangon, 5-Brett Ogorzlolek; 17-Trevor Banks, 10-Alfredo Ramirez Pinho (14-Will McAteer, 58), 12-Bubba Schultz, 7-Kevin Fisher (11-Ali Berry, 54), 21-Souriyang Kommavang; 9-Ryan Hanna

Stats Summary: DM / MAD
Shots:  21 /7
Saves: 2 / 7
Corner Kicks: 15 / 1
Fouls: 11 / 13
Offside: 1 / 0

Misconduct Summary:
MAD – Ryan Hanna (caution)                      58th minute
DM – Paul Blanchette (caution)                    77

Referee: Jeremy Rieso
Assistant Referee 1: Mark Boyko
Assistant Referee 2: Dan Stupoa
4th Official: Justin Mack
Match Commissioner: Phillip Sinwell