On the strength of a 8 game run of no losses, NCFC is climbing the ranks of their Eastern Conf., with the draw at home against the Charlotte Independence Thurs. eve. Now at the halfway point of the season, they stand at 8-2-7, barely .500 but with no losses at home, over 7 games facing this opponent without a loss. HC Dave Sarachan informed " We had a couple of opportunities to get the second goal." NCFC found their goal early, as just 3' in, Chester took a cross from Durvernay redirected by Ewolo and sent it home from a yard out, all 3 of his goals have come in the last 4 games. Niki Jackson of the visitors equalized on a breakaway at 14'. NC out shot their visitors 19-5 and on goal 10-3. Following the Jackson goal at 17', NCFC all but took the lead again off the foot of Steve Miller. NCFC cranked up the pressure in the 2nd stanza, with wave after wave attacking the defense of the Independence, 50' saw Fortune put one on frame, forcing Brandon Miller into a diving save.