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FC Buffalo falls; top seed loses at Futures tennis

The FC Buffalo men’s soccer team fell behind by three goals in the first half and eventually lost, 5-2, to the Fort Pitt Regiment in McKees Rocks, Pa.

Buffalo‘s Russell Cicerone broke the shutout bid in the 68th minute when he took a pass from UB Bulls teammate Kristian Lee-Him and sent a shot above the keeper for his sixth of the season.

The second goal was credited to Luke Elston in injury time when he picked up a through ball from Val Doppenberg and beat Fort Pitt keeper Adam Alhabashi.

Buffalo next game is at the Demske Complex on Sunday at 2 p.m. with the Regiment.

Top seed ousted at Futures

No. 1 seed Liam Broady of Great Britain was upset by countryman Toby Martin, 7-5, 3-6, 6-0, in the Men tennis Futures Tournament at the Miller Tennis Center.

Broady was overwhelmed by Martin in the final set, after battling back to force the third game. No. 2 Ashley Hewitt of Great Britain and No. 3 Henrique Cunha of Brazil downed their opponents to advance to the second round.

The doubles semifinals were set as the teams of No. 1 seed Luke Bambridge and Broady will face American wildcards Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Nathan Pasha, while No. 4 seed Hewitt and Toby Martin battle Jean-Yves Aubone and Connor Smith.

Play continues today at 11 a.m. and with second round singles and semifinal doubles. Admission is free.

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