ThunderCats strike quick, beat Blast, 6-2


HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -- Doug Smith got Florida off to a fast start and the ThunderCats went on to beat the Blast, 6-2, last night.

Smith scored a two-point goal just 1: 03 into the game and Marcelo Fontana extended the ThunderCats' lead to 4-0, 25 seconds into the second quarter.

Franklin McIntosh tallied the Blast's only goal at the 10: 06 mark of the second quarter to cut the ThunderCats' lead to 4-2.

Two fourth-period goals 1: 21 apart, from Jean Harbor and Paul McDonnell, put the game out of reach for the Blast (3-7).

Blast tonight

Opponent: Harrisburg Heat

Site: State Farm Show Arena, Harrisburg

Time: 7:35

Radio: WJFK (1300 AM)

Outlook: The rivals have played two games to date, splitting one-point affairs in Baltimore. The Blast held high-scoring Gino DiFlorio of the Heat without a goal in a 13-12 victory in Baltimore last Saturday.

Pub Date: 12/12/98

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