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Blast double up Silver Knights to clinch playoff berth

Blast double up Silver Knights to clinch playoff berth

Blast rookie defender Elton de Oliveira only had one goal this season coming into Friday's game against the Syracuse Silver Knights.

In a three-minute stretch, he scored twice as many.

The two goals were nifty and precise — the first a rocket from the right side late in the second quarter and the second neatly placed from the middle coming 32 seconds into the third quarter. More importantly, they were pivotal in helping the defending Major Arena Soccer League champions shake off the visiting Silver Knights, 8-4, to clinch a playoff berth before an announced crowd of 6,131 at Royal Farms...

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