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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: A number of Debuts for the Rangers

Stats and milestones from this weekend’s games.

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Sporting Kansas City was off this weekend, but the Swope Park Rangers and Kansas City Comets were in action at home this weekend with the Rangers picking up a 2-2 draw with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds while the Comets picked up an 11-7 win over the St. Louis Ambush as they push for a playoff spot. As a quick bonus stat, two Sporting defenders made international appearances this weekend while on national team duty, Abdul Rwatubyaye and Botond Barath both appeared for Rwanda and Hungary respectively. The appearances were their first for the country since joining Sporting, they became the 49th and 50th players to represent their country while a member of Sporting. When Rwatubyaye took the field for Rwanda, it became the 23rd country represented by a Sporting player.

Here’s the stats for this weekend’s game.

Swope Park Rangers

At 30 years, 279 days, Rodney Wallace is the 5th oldest player to appear in or start a game for Swope Park in both league play and in all competitions.

Wallace became the 2nd oldest player to score a goal in league play or all competitions.

At 18 years, 43 days, Mo Abualnadi is the 11th youngest player to appear in a game in league play or all competitions.

Abualnadi is the 7th youngest plaer to start a league game or a game in all competitions for Swope.

At 27 years, 111 days, Kelyn Rowe is the 10th oldest player to appear in or start a league game or a game in all competitions for Swope.

Rowe became the 4th youngest player to score a goal in league play or all competitions for Swope.

In the 21st minute, Adrian Zendejas moved ahead of Parker Maher and into 7th place for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game with 3,600 minutes played.

In the 24th minute, Zendejas moved ahead of Felipe Hernandez and into 6th place for minutes played across all competitions. In the 31st he moved ahead of Tyler Pasher and into 5th place on that list, he finished the game with 4,290 minutes played.

Zendejas made his 47th start in all competitions for Swope, tying him with Kharlton Belmar for 6th all time on that list.

In the 43rd minute, Graham Smith moved ahead of Kevin Oliveira and into 15th place for league minutes played for Swope, he finished the game with 2,373 minutes played.

In the 40th minute, Smith moved ahead of Oliveira and into 17th place for minutes played in all competitions, Smith finished the game with 2,553 minutes played.

Smith made his 27th league appearance, breaking his tie with Bryam Rebellon and Tommy Meyer for 19th all time on that list.

It was Smith’s 29th appearance in all competitions, breaking his tie with Meyer for 19th all time on that list.

Smith made his 26th league start, tying him with Mark Anthony Gonzalez for 14th all time on that list.

Smith made his 28th start in all competitions, tying him with Gonzalez for 15th all time on that list.

Wan Kuzain made his 34th league appearance, breaking his tie with Hadji Barry for 12th all time on that list.

Kansas City Comets

Leo Gibson’s assist was his 500th point in league play for the Comets (MPS and single point scoring), he’s the first player to reach that mark.

John Sosa’s assist was his 150th in all competitions for the Comets, he’s the second player to hit that mark.

Bryan Perez made his 140th league appearance for the Comets, breaking his tie with Brian Harris for 6th all time on that list.

Ramone Palmer recorded his 49th assist in all competitions for the Comets, breaking his tie with Harris for 7th all time on that list.

Ignacio Flores scored his 29th league goal, breaking his tie with Andre Braithwaite for 16th all time on that list.

Stefan Stokic’s two assists gave him 27 all time in league play, breaking his tie with Robert Palmer for 10th all time on that list.

Stokic’s 2 assists gave him 27 in all competitions, breaking his tie with Geison for 11th all time on that list.

Kiel Williams made his 64th league appearance for the Comets, tying him with Alain Matingou for 14th all time on that list.