Blast Edge Ambush, 5-4
Led by 2 goals each from Donatelli and Roque
In front of a crowd of 2,923, the Blast remain undefeated at home after edging the St. Louis Ambush 5-4. The Blast were led by Tony Donatelli and Lucas Roque, who scored 2 goals each. Pedaleira recorded 2 goals for the Ambush.
The game started out as a defensive battle, with both teams trying to get their offenses going. St. Louis got on the board first with a goal from Pedaleira. The Blast answered with two goals by Tony Donatelli, one on a free kick and one on the power play, to take a 2-1 lead. Pablo Da Silva scored for the Ambush to tie the game again at 2-2 going into halftime.
Both teams got off to a slow start in the second half. St. Louis would score the only goal of the 3rd quarter on a Corey Adamson goal to take a 3-2 lead going into the 4thquarter. The 4th got off to a quicker start, with each team exchanging goals in the first minute. St. Louis scored 13 seconds in on Pedaleira’s second goal of the game. Lucas Roque made it a 1-goal game again 30 seconds later with Juan Pereira getting the assist. Roque would get his second goal of the game with just under 5 minutes left in the game to tie it at 4-4. Jamie Thomas scored the game-winning goal for the Blast with 1:51 left in the game for a final score of 5-4.
Blast goalkeeper William Vanzela recorded 14 saves to anchor the defense. Pat Healey led the defense with 9 blocks in the game. Ambush goalkeeper Paulo Nascimento had 12 saves of his own.
The Blast will be back in action on Sunday, December 10th when they host the Florida Tropics at 3:05 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Blast office or at ticketmaster.com.
MASL Match Report
Match: Baltimore Blast vs. St. Louis Ambush
Date: December 2, 2017
Venue: SECU Arena, Towson, MD
Kickoff: 6:05 p.m. ET
Goals 1 2 3 4 F
Baltimore 1 1 0 3 5
St. Louis 1 1 1 1 4
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