U.S. Soccer

Fredericksburg FC (NPSL) 0, Christos FC (Md.) 3
Maryland-based Christos FC hit the road to open their 2017 U.S. Open Cup campaign and scored a 3-0 win against NPSL side Fredericksburg FC of Virginia thanks to a Peter Caringi hat trick. Christos FC got off to a dream start, taking the lead in the fourth minute, but it wasn’t until the second half that they struck again with Mamadou Kansaye feeding Caringi to double the lead in the 50th. Caringi then capped off his high-flying performance in the 87th minute with the game’s final goal, handing Open Cup debutants Christos FC their first win in the tournament as well as a Second Round date with USL side Richmond Kickers on May 17.