Demize NPSL vs Tulsa Athletic
Sunday June 20 at 2 p.m.
Veterans Park - Tulsa, Oklahoma
Free general admission, $10 bleacher seats
TULSA - Tulsa Athletic finishes their three match homestand against Demize NPSL on Father’s Day (Sunday June 20) at 2 p.m. at Veterans Park. A key matchup, Tulsa Athletic can move to the top of the table in the Heartland Conference with a victory.
The Boys in Green continued their hot streak against Arkansas Wolves with a 4-0 victory last Sunday (June 13) at Veterans Park. The highlight of the day was Aboubakr Diallo scoring the first hat trick for the club this season and the first for Diallo in his career in the green and yellow. Joe Garcia got in on the goal scoring as well to round out Tulsa goals in the dominating home victory. Bryson Reed got his second solo shutout on the season to go with a combined shutout against Dallas City in McKinney, Texas.
The top of the Heartland Conference remains hotly contested. As of this week, OKC 1889 still sits in first with 16 points on a 5-1-1 record after a home loss to Demize NPSL last night. Tulsa is hot on their tail with 14 points on a 4-1-2 record.. Demize now sits third after the win at OKC 1889 with 11 points on a 3-0-2 record. Arkansas Wolves earned their first win of the season against Dallas City on Thursday to up their record to 1-3-2 to rank fourth in the league with five points. Reign FK ranks fifth place with three points on a 0-3-3 record. Dallas City FC rounds out the conference with zero points and a 0-5-0 record.
Both goal scorers for this week lead the club in goals this season. Diallo and Garcia now each have five goals on the season. Whitney and Noah Gonsalves, Aaron Ugbah and Joe Ruiz are tied for second with two goals. Alex Harris, Vinicius Oliveira, Jamie Gilbert, Juan Arias and Matt Liotta all have one goal each to complete scoring leaders. Bryson Reed has two solo shutouts, Brady Moody has one solo shutout, and both keepers combined on the shutout against Dallas City on May 23.
Demize NPSL and Tulsa Athletic played to a 1-1 draw in Springfield at the beginning of this month. Aaron Ugbah scored for Tulsa while Jake Buckle tallied the Demize goal. Demize’s last match was a 1-0 win over OKC 1889 FC on Friday in Edmond, Oklahoma. Quentin Hornung scored the game winner for Demize in the 68th minute of action to give OKC their first loss of the season.
The pregame tailgate begins at 12:30 p.m. at Veterans Park with the match scheduled to start at 2 p.m. Tickets are free for general admission while bleacher seats are $10.
A livestream will be made available HERE