CINCINNATI (FOX19) - It's been a few weeks since the Kings have played at the Cincinnati Gardens in Bond Hill. After opening December with a home win over the Ohio Vortex, 9-3, on December 3, the Kings started U.S. Open Cup play with an 8-4 win over the Cincinnati Saints on December 10 at Game Time in Fairfield behind two goals from Nik Djokic.
The Cincinnati Kings were on the road the following weekend, on Friday, December 16, visiting the Louisville Lightning, where the Kings dropped a tight 8-7 contest. The Lightning led 3-1 at the half and 5-2 after three, but the Kings added five goals in the fourth to just fall short.
On Saturday, December 17, the Kings headed up I-75 to face the Detroit Waza, where the Kings again had a close contest but dropped the 8-6 decision to the Waza. The win gave Detroit sole possession of first place in the Eastern Division, while the Kings are now 2-5.