Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 1/27/12
The Philadelphia Wings (2-1) defeated the Buffalo Bandits, 13-10, at the First Niagara Center in National Lacrosse League (NLL) action this evening. The Wings are now tied for first place in the NLL’s East Division with the Bandits with a 2-1 record.
Tied 7-7 at half, the Wings overcame a one-goal deficit entering the fourth quarter with clutch last-period goals from Pat Heim (Conestoga), Dan Dawson, Brendan Mundorf, Brodie Merrill and two from Drew Westervelt.
Leading the way for the Wings overall were Dawson (six assists and one goal), Westervelt (4 goals) and Mundorf (2 goals, 4 assists).
Brandon Miller also had a solid day in goal for the Wings, limiting the Bandits to 10 goals while tallying 25 saves.
The Bandits were led by a foursome with two goals apiece, including Mark Steenhuis, John Tavares, Luke Wiles and Chad Culp.
The Wings will return to Wells Fargo Center next Saturday, Februay 4 at 7 p.m. vs. the 2011 NLL Champion Toronto Rock.
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