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Peach State Soccer Recap, June 22: Silverbacks Women go two for two last week

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Atlanta Silverbacks

The Silverbacks defeated the visiting Tobacco Road FC 2-1 at Silverbacks Park on June 18. The visitors took the lead in the first half but Atlanta came back on goals by Joao Mora (penalty) and Douglas Diwa.

Joao Mora celebrates his penalty kick goal that equalized for the Silverbacks.
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The win puts Atlanta solidly into second place in the South Atlantic Conference. With a game in hand, the Silverbacks currently sit five point behind the conference leading Myrtle Beach Mutiny. With the top four in the conference qualifying for the postseason, Atlanta will almost assuredly host a playoff game at Silverbacks Park in early July.

NEXT: Saturday, June 25 vs. Georgia Revolution at 7:30pm at Silverbacks Park

Atlanta Silverbacks Women

Solidifying their spot at the top of the WPSL’s Southeast Conference, the Silverbacks Women won both of their league matches last week.


On Saturday, the Women handed the Memphis Lobos their first loss of the season at Silverbacks Park. Last night, Alabama FC jumped out to a surprising 2-0 lead before a furious comeback saw the Women win 4-2 at Walton High School. Brittney Reed and Jocelyn Baker each had a brace in the victory.

NEXT: Thursday, June 30 at Chattanooga FC at 8:00pm at Finley Stadium

Georgia Revolution

While it has been a disappointing season thus far for the Revolution, they still have time to catch the last playoff spot in the NPSL South Atlantic Conference.

Last Thursday, they lost to the visiting Tobacco Road FC 3-1 at RYSA SoccerPlex. Nick Wells scored the lone goal for the Revs.

Georgia Revolution vs. Knoxville Force at RYSA SoccerPlex

The Knoxville Force came to visit Conyers Saturday night in a non-conference match. Georgia took the win 2-1 against their old NPSL rivals.

NEXT: Saturday, June 25 at Atlanta Silverbacks at 7:30pm at Silverbacks Park

Peachtree City MOBA

MOBA has not been in action since their 2-0 loss to the Carolina Dynamo on June 8.

NEXT: Tonight vs. Tri-Cities Otters at 7:00pm at Starr’s Mill High School

South Georgia Tormenta

Last week was a big one for Tormenta as they won their first two matches in club history, both on the road.

Last Thursday saw South Georgia head to Charlotte to defeat the Eagles 2-0 on an own goal and a goal from Sam Lofts. Tormenta traveled up to Greensboro on Saturday and defeated the Carolina Dynamo 1-0 thanks to a goal from Nico Rittmeyer.

NEXT: Thursday, June 23 vs. Southern West Virginia King’s Warriors at 7:30pm at Erk Russell Field