MKE WAVE ADVANCE TO MASL CENTRAL DIVISON CHAMPIONSHIP
MKE WAVE ADVANCE TO MASL CENTRAL DIVISON CHAMPIONSHIP AFTER DEFEATING CHICAGO MUSTANGS SATURDAY AT UW-MILWAUKEE PANTHER ARENA.
Will face the defending champion Missouri Comets, Thursday, March 12th at Independence Events Center.
Your Six-Time Champion MKE Wave eliminated Chicago from the 2015 Major Arena Soccer League Ron Newman Cup Playoffs Saturday night by defeating the Mustangs in Game 2; (9-2) and Game 3; (2-1) in overtime at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.
In Game 2 the Wave rolled passed the Mustangs with a final score of 9 to 2. It started out to be a back and fourth game in the first half, with Chicago scoring first and the Wave answering right back. At the end of the first half, the Wave had a 4-2 lead over the Mustangs, with goals coming from #18 Stefan St. Louis, #8 Bato Randoncic, #15 Tony Walls and #26 Ian Bennett.
The Wave were able to keep Chicago scoreless in the second half in Game 2, while the Wave added 5 more goals to their lead. 2 goals coming from #15 Tony Walls and #20 Marcelo Fontana and 1 goal from #23 Victor Quiroz.
With Chicago winning Game 1 and the Wave winning in Game 2, MKE forced the 15 minute Mini-Game 3.
9:35 into the game, the Wave were able to find the back of the net thanks to #26 Ian Bennett. But 2 minutes later, #11 Omar Santillan of the Chicago Mustangs scored the tying. With the score knotted up at 1 at the end of regulation of Game 3, we headed into a 15-minute Golden Goal overtime; first team to score wins the game. #26 Ian Bennett, unmarked in the corner, was able to turn, shoot and scored the game-winning goal, advancing the MKE Wave to the MASL Central Division Championship where they will the Missouri Comets, Thursday, March 12th.