The Baltimore Bombers scored the final five goals Sunday to win their first-ever home game, 12-8 over the Rhode Island Kingfish at Du Burns Arena.
With the Bombers trailing 8-7, captain Dan Marohl (St. Mary's, UMBC) started the run by scoring off a feed from former Stevenson men's assistant coach Jordan Kenney with 6:52 left. Devan Spilker put the Bombers in front 48 seconds later with an unassisted tally on a spectacular diving shot across the front of the goal crease.
Kenney, a forward, capped the scoring on a pick-and-roll play with former Baltimore Bayhawk Matt Alrich (Calvert Hall) with 1:25 left for the Bombers, who improved to 2-0 in the North American Lacrosse League.
Forwards Ben Rubeor (Loyola High) and Andrew Wasik and transition player Pete Cannon added two goals each; for the second straight game, Wasik opened the scoring.
Kenney had two assists, and transition player Dan Deckelbaum (Owings Mills) scored a goal. Defenseman David Shortt (Loyola College) and Alrich, a forward, both had assists. Ginny Capicchioni made 34 saves in net.
Goalie Joe Evans (Salisbury) stopped 31 shots for the Kingfish (0-2). Mike Maggio led them with two goals and added an assist.
The game was tied 3-3 at the half.
The Bombers' first game was a 17-16 overtime win Jan. 12 against the Boston Rockhoppers, who will visit Du Burns next Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale on Facebook and the Bombers website.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun