ONTARIO FURY CLINCH FINAL PLAYOFF SPOT WITH 12-5 VICTORY
The Ontario Fury, Driven by Mark Christopher Chevrolet, clinched the final spot in the Major Arena Soccer League’s Ron Newman Cup playoffs with an emphatic 12-5 victory over the Turlock Express on Friday night at Turlock Indoor Soccer.
Six different players scored in the first quarter as Ontario opened a 6-0 lead after the first 15 minutes, sucking the life out of the capacity crowd at the game for Fan Appreciation Night. Ontario kept up the pressure throughout the game, ending the chase for the playoffs on a five-game winning streak, with all the victories being considered must-win for a playoff spot.
Maicon de Abreu led the Fury with three goals, while Leonardo de Oliveira continued his strong play down the stretch, scoring twice and adding three assists. Joey Kapinos was strong in net as well, getting credit for 20 saves in goal, including a big stop on a shootout attempt in the third quarter.