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Blast makes it six straight with 8-5 win


MONTERRY, Mexico - David Bascome scored two goals to help the Blast defeat the Monterrey Fury, 8-5, last night and extend its winning streak in the Major Indoor Soccer League to six games.

Blast goalkeeper Scott Hileman was part of the highlights for the offense as he scored a late goal to help clinch the victory.

Chile Farias and P.J. Wakefield got the first two goals of the game, but the Fury came back to get the next two to leave the game tied at the end of the first quarter.

Denison Cabral and Bascome added goals in the second quarter to put the Blast ahead 4-3 at halftime.

After Marco de la Rosa tied the game for the Fury in the third quarter, Armando Valdivia scored to give Monterrey a 5-4 lead at the 11:35 mark of the period.

Bascome scored his second goal of the game later in the quarter to tie the game at 5. The Blast's Danny Kelly ended the period with his second penalty-kick goal in two days.

Rich Daughtridge gave the Blast a 7-5 advantage in the fourth quarter and Hileman extended his team's lead to 8-5 late in the game.

The Blast will return to 1st Mariner Arena Friday to play host to the Fury.

Blast 2 2 2 2 - 8

Monterrey 2 1 2 0 - 5

First quarter: 1. Blast, Farias (Cabral) 4:04. 2. Blast, Wakefield(Walker) 9:25. 3. Monterrey, Coria (Martinez), 10:26. 4. Monterrey (time n/a). Second quarter: 5. Blast, Cabral (Farias). (time n/a). 6. Monterrey, Medina (Lopez), (time n/a). 7. Blast, Bascome (unassisted) 2:53. Third quarter: 8. Monterrey, de la Rosa 4:43. 9. Monterrey, Valdivia 11:35. 10. Blast, Bascome (Tschantret), (time n/a). 11. Kelly 13:08. Fourth quarter: 12. Blast, Daughtridge (Farias). (time n/a). 13. Blast, Hileman (unassisted), (time n/a). Shots on goal: Blast 40, Monterrey 41.

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