Detroit Blasts Baltimore's Undefeated Record, 11-4
(Southfield, Mich., November 30, 2007) - The Detroit Ignition (4-1) defeated the Baltimore Blast (5-1) 11-4 in front of a sell-out crowd tonight at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, MI.
Baltimore scored the first points of the night at 7:27 in the first quarter as forward Denison Cabral booted an unassisted two-point shot past Ignition keeper Danny Waltman. Midfielder Rey Martinez notched another two points for the Blast at 12:23 in the first to give Baltimore a 4-0 lead.
The rest of the game belonged to Detroit as the Ignition scored 11 unanswered points against the Blast. Droo Callahan started the Ignition's assault with a two point goal at 1:01 in the second period off an assist from Worteh Sampson. Mike Apple notched another two points for Detroit at 7:02 in the second to tie the game up at four. Waltman was credited with the assist on the goal.
With less than a minute to play in the third quarter, Apple scored again to give the Ignition their first lead of the night. The two-point goal, scored with an assist from Hewerton, brought the score to 6-4.
Detroit rolled into the final period as Matt Johnson put a three-point shot past Baltimore netminder Sagu with an assist from midfielder Kyt Selaidopoulos. The Blast brought in a sixth attacker as the game came to a close, but Ignition midfielder Ryan Mack took advantage of the open net and scored two more points for Detroit. Defender Jonathan Greenfield notched an assist on the goal, which brought the final score to 11-4.
The Ignition will travel to Newark tomorrow to take on the New Jersey Ironmen (3-1).
The Detroit Ignition is a member club of the Major Indoor Soccer League, and begins
the team's second season in November 2007 after advancing to the MISL Championship
Finals during the 2006-07 season. Information regarding Ignition season, group, and
individual tickets can be obtained by calling the club at 1-888-436-GOAL (4625), by visiting the team's official Internet property,
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