Big Win in Arena League West

In Arena League West action, the Sea Spray fell behind 2-0 after just 90 seconds.
That may have been the highlight for the 0-2 Black Fish

“You have to have a short memory and forget about it or else it lingers all game,” said Sea Spray goaltender Matteo Tack on allowing goals on the first two shots he faced. “They (Black Fish) came better off the gate but we bounced back. Just stay calm and move forward, that’s it.”

To The Action

The 2-0 Sea Spray more than made up the deficit by posting 13 of the next 14 markers en route to a 20-6 victory.
Balanced scoring was the theme for the Sea Spray with Sam Clare hitting for 8 points with 4 goals.

Aidan Ellis also hit rope for 4 with John Hofseth and Tyler Kirkby nabbing 2 goals and three helpers.
Adam Dickson and Nick Preston posted 5 points each with both scoring twice.

Dalton Lupul picked up a pair with Curtis Dickson and Preston Lupul each getting a single.
Matteo Tact went thirty minutes stopping 23 of 26.
Lee Jackman finished up by turning aside 14 of 17 Black Fish tries
The Spray ended the opening quarter with a 6-2 lead. And, 11-3 at the half.

Pretty Dominating

For the Black Fish David Mather and Justin Gedde each saw action for a half with both stopping 26 shots.
Justin Roberts had a goal and a pair of helpers.

Anthony Buono and Jon Phillips had two points with one goal

“We are happy with our performance, not much else you can ask for,” said Sea Spray coach Russ Heard. “We had a slow start but played a really sold game at both ends of the floor.”

Kevin Neibauer
Kevin Neibauer

Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.

Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.

A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.



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