MASL WEEK 2 RECAP
Friday, December 7, 2018
To kick off week 2 of the season, Tacoma defended their home turf against Dallas, winning 9-5 over the Sidekicks. The Stars were lead by the offense of Philip Lund, who had a hat trick, and Nick Perera, who tallied 1 goal and 2 assists on the match.
Saturday, December 8, 2018
The MetroStars earned their first win of the season at home with an impressive 10-0 shutout of the Florida Tropics. Mississauga was lead on offense by a hat trick from Molham Babouli. On defense, keeper Adrian Becic made saves on all 9 shots against him.
After 3 back-and-forth periods, Baltimore was able to pull ahead of Utica City FC in the fourth quarter to secure a 7-6 victory at home. Baltimore’s Tony Donatelli lead all scorers with 3 goals, 2 of which came in the fourth quarter to tie the match and then take the lead.
Harrisburg fended off a fourth quarter run from St. Louis to secure a 7-6 victory at home. Dominic Francis, Ricardo Carvalho and Tavoy Morgan each tallied 2 goals on the match, with Morgan’s second goal coming in the final minute to pull ahead of the Ambush.
Sunday, December 9, 2018
Utica City FC triumphed 8-5 over the Tropics at home in Adirondack Bank Center on Sunday. Although Florida’s Guilherme Dos Santos tallied a hat trick, the Utica City offensive front proved too much, with 8 different players scoring each of FC’s goals.
Ontario continued their winning streak and rose to first place in the league in their 10-2 home victory over the Sidekicks. Adrien Perez added 3 goals to his league-leading total of 8, while goalkeeper Chris Toth saved 10 of 12 shots against him for a .833 save percentage.