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Blast Defeat Comets 6-4

 

BLAST DEFEAT COMETS 6-4

The Blast hosted the Missouri Comets on Friday night in a highly anticipated matchup in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. In a game that exceeded expectations the Blast handed the Comets their first loss of the season. Baltimore came out victorious 6-4.

The game was a defensive battle right from the beginning. The Missouri Comets scored the first goal of the game when Alain Matingou scored at the 12:51 mark assisted by Bryan Perez. At the end of the first the Comets led 2-0.  

 

The second quarter the Blast tied the game with a goal from Adriano Dos Santos assisted by Jonathan Melo. The goal came at the 13:42 mark and it was Dos Santos’ 12th goal of the season. The Blast defense was able to hold the Comets scoreless in the quarter and William Vanzela recorded 7 saves in the first half.  The halftime score was 2-2.

 

In the second half the physical play continued and the Blast were the only team able to find the back of the net in the quarter. After a long pass through the Comets defense by Pat Healey, Tony Donatelli was able to beat the keeper giving the Blast their first lead of the night. The Blast went into the final quarter leading 4-2.

 

Both teams came out with high intensity during the fourth quarter. The Blast leading goal scored Lucas Roque found the back of the net at the 2:53 mark off a pass from Tony Donatelli extending the Blast lead to 4. After a Leo Gibson goal the Blast defense and goalkeeper William Vanzela displayed an outstanding defensive performance sealing the victory for the Blast.

The final score was 6-4.

 

The Blast move to 20-2 on the season and 2-0 in the playoffs and hand the Missouri Comets their first loss of the season. The Blast were led offensively by Tony Donatelli who recorded one goal and one assist on the night. Lucas Roque and Adriano Dos Santos also recorded goals in the victory. Goalkeeper William Vanzela recorded 12 saves and improves to 16-2 while Pat Healey led the defense with 3 blocks.  

 

Game 2 and the potential mini game will take place on Sunday, March 15th in Missouri. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. EST (3 p.m. CST) from the Independence Events Center. 

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