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Ignition increase win streak to eight with victory over Ironmen

March 28, 2008 - Major Indoor Soccer League 2 (MISL 2) - Detroit Ignition News Release

(Southfield, Mich., March 28, 2008) - The Detroit Ignition (20-7) defeated the expansion New Jersey Ironmen (13-15) 6-4 tonight for the club's eighth straight win. The victory gave the Ignition a bye in the first round of the MISL playoffs.

The Ironmen got on the board first as midfielder Tim O'Neill notched a two-point goal just 42 seconds into the match. Exactly two minutes later, Jamar Beasley evened the score with an unassisted two-point tally for Detroit. With less than two minutes remaining in the first, forward Worteh Sampson booted an unassisted two-point shot past New Jersey keeper Tony Meola.

The scoreboard remained at 4-2 until the third quarter, when midfielder Kyt Selaidopoulos added two more points for the Ignition with an assist from netminder Danny Waltman. The Ironmen would score one more goal before the match was over, but the Ignition held on and came away with a 6-4 victory.

The club will face the Milwaukee Wave (19-7) on Sunday at U.S. Cellular Arena.

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