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Huntsville City FC Falls 4-3 to Columbus Crew 2

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March 30, 2024 – MLS NEXT Pro (MLS NEXT Pro)
Huntsville City Football Club News Release

Huntsville, Ala. – Huntsville City Football Club fell 4-3 against Columbus Crew 2 at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium despite Midfielder Jony Bolaños’ second hat trick in club history.

The visitors got on the board first with a Christopher Rogers header from a corner kick in the eighth minute, and Brent Adu-Gyamfi doubled the lead three minutes later.

Huntsville got on the board late in the first half, when Bolaños received Joel Sangwa’s long ball and fired his shot into the far corner for his first goal of the season. Watch Bolaños’ first goal here.

Bolaños equalized the match from the spot after he was fouled in the box in the 50th minute. Watch his second goal here.

Former Boy in Blue Chris Pearson gave Columbus back the lead from the spot in the 56th minute, but Bolaños completed his hat trick two minutes later after Brennan Creek’s pass found him and he beat the keeper to the opposite corner. Watch his third goal here.

Mohamed Saad gave Columbus the winning goal in the 68th minute.

The Boys in Blue will be back in action next Sunday, April 7 at Inter Miami CF II at 1 p.m. CT on MLS Season Pass on AppleTV. Huntsvilians will be able to watch the match at the official watch party at The Casual Pint.


Huntsville City    

has scored in all but one match at Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium all-time

has scored in every match this season

equalized from a two-goal deficit for the first time in club history

had its second hat trick in club history

Jony Bolaños

scored his first three goals of the season

recorded the second hat trick in HCFC history

Kessy Coulibaly and Jacob Grekowicz made their Huntsville City FC and MLS NEXT Pro debuts

Brennan Creek recorded his second assist of the season

Jacob Grekowicz and Alejandro Velazquez-Lopez made their first Huntsville City FC starts

Isaiah Johnston served as team captain for the third time this season 

Joel Sangwa recorded his first assist of the season


Box Score:    

Huntsville City FC (0W-1L-2D, 0SOW, 2 pts.) vs. Columbus Crew 2 (1W-1L-1D, 0SOW, 4 pts.)    

Wicks Family Field at Joe Davis Stadium | Huntsville, Ala.  


Final Score:       

HCFC: 3      

CLB 2:…

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