Ferdinand's hat trick leads Blast past silenced Roar, 21-2
The Blast and Roar meet Friday in Reading, Pa. (John A.Secoges / / December 20, 2013)
Lucas Roque added three assists and one goal, and goalie Troy Hernandez allowed just one goal.
The defending Major Indoor Soccer League-champion Blast (3-2) scored the game's first 14 points before Corey Maret put the Roar (0-6) on the board at 12:34 of the fourth quarter.
Baltimore opened the scoring 7:31 into the first quarter on a goal by Tony Donatelli, assisted by Drew Yates, and Marco Mangione made it 4-0 less than two minutes later off an assist by Diego Zuniga.
Pat Healey and Roque scored in the second quarter for an 8-0 lead, and Aduato and Adriano Dos Santos scored in the third to put Baltimore up 12-0.
Blast 4 4 4 9 — 21
Roar 0 0 0 2 — 2
Blast: Tony Donatelli assisted by Drew Yates (7:31); Blast: Marco Mangione assisted by Diego Zuniga (8:55)
Blast: Pat Healey assisted by Mike Lookingland (11:41); Blast: Lucas Roque assisted by Tony Donatelli (14:02)
Blast: Aduato Neto (5:10); Blast: Adriano Dos Santos assisted by Diego Zuniga (14:16)
Blast: Max Ferdinand assisted by Lucas Roque (0:18); Roar: Corey Maret (3:26); Blast: Max Ferdinand assisted by Lucas Roque (5:27); Blast: Tony Donatelli assisted by Lucas Roque (6:33); Blast: Max Ferdinand (10:35)
Blast: 1st Quarter: Hernandez-Handball (10:16)
2nd Quarter: Too many players on the field (1:52)