FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sunday, February 9th
BLAST DEFEATS COMETS AND LOOKINGLAND HAS A HAT TRICK
The Blast traveled to Missouri to play the Comets for the second time this season. After beating the Ambush on Thursday night, Baltimore kept their momentum and came out with another victory tonight, 18-4 against the Comets. The Blast are now 13-3 on the season.
Lucio Gonzago got the Blast on the board first when he scored a 3-point power play goal, 6:41 left in the quarter off an assist from Adauto Neto. Gonzaga had the lone goal in the first quarter and the Blast went into the second, 3-0 against the Comets.
Mike Lookingland, who led the Blast with 6 points on Thursday against St. Louis, scored the first goal of the second quarter from an assist by Pat Healey. This was Lookingland’s 39th point of the season. Less than 5 minutes later, Tony Donatelli assisted Max Ferdinand’s goal with 4:39 left in the second quarter. At the end of the first half, the Blast led the Comets 7-0.
Two minutes into the second half the Comets got their first goal of the night from a power play; John Sosa assisted Bryan Perez. Less than 5 minutes later Mike Lookingland scored his second goal of the night from a penalty kick. With 5 minutes left in the third quarter, Lookingland scored his third goal of the night off a restart. This was also his 3rd 3-point goal of the season. 22 seconds later, Mike Deasel assisted Marco Mangione for the Blast’s 5th goal of the night. At the end of the third quarter, the Comets trailed the Blast, 14-2.
1 2 3 4 F
Blast: 3 4 7 4 18
Comets: 0 0 2 2 4
2/21 Blast vs. Pennsylvania Roar, 7:05pm
2/22 Blast vs. Syracuse Silver Knights, 6:05pm
2/23 Blast @ Rochester Lancers, 3:00pm