THE TRADITION BEGINS AGAIN AFTER HOME OPENER WIN
Mesquite, TX (December 4, 2022)- The Tradition Began Again on December 3, 2022, at Mesquite Arena. The Mesquite Outlaws win Home Opener 2-1 against the Monterrey Flash.
Second quarter continued the same, both teams continued to take back and forth shots. Mesquite goalkeeper, Eduardo “Pollo” Cortes, making many amazing saves, keeping the score 1 to 0 at halftime.
Luiz Morales got his first goal of the season, four minutes in to the third quarter. Morales, was the 2021-2022 MASL Rookie of the Year, that made a huge impact in the league as a young rookie. He had spent his offseason playing with the United States Men’s National Futsal Team, with fellow teammates David Ortiz, Sebastian Mendez, and Erik Macias.
Going into the fourth and final quarter of the night’s game against the Flash, Outlaws were up 2 to 0. Shots continued both sides, and eventually Flash pulled goalkeeper Diego Reynoso for sixth attacker. Outlaws were less than two minutes from a shutout, when Flash player Edgar Flores scored, assisted by Bryan Aguilar.
The Mesquite Outlaws Home Opener ended in a low scoring, but great, 2 to 1 win against the Monterrey Flash.
When asked about the winning results from the game, Axel Chakounte commented, “Coming into this game we knew it was going to be a big test with Monterrey being a powerhouse and us being a young team.”
“We also knew that we had the tools and preparation to compete and possibly surprise them, which I think we did, so it just came down to believing in ourselves and working hard.”
The Outlaws now face the Kansas City Comets on Saturday, December 10th at the Mesquite Arena in Mesquite, Texas. Kick off is set for 7:05 PM CST. Individual, group and season tickets are on sale NOW! You can purchase tickets online at MesquiteOutlaws.com/tickets. For more information email Harris Partain at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (214) 396-0924.
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