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Barrage win third straight MLL game, 16-11, over New Jersey

Friday, 11th July 2008

Categories Boy's/Men's, Pro, Posted 7/11/08

Peter Trombino was named game MVP with five goals and Matt Striebel added four tallies as the Philadelphia Barrage claimed its third straight win Thursday, a 16-11 Major League Lacrosse win over host New Jersey at Piscataway.

Led by Brett Moyer (Ridley) and Brian Spallina, the Barrage (6-3) defense limited the Pride to just 41 shots and did not draw a penalty. Merrick Thomson, the league’s leading scorer and a standout for the Philadelphia Wings’ indoor team – was held scoreless for the first time this season and had a nine-game goal-scoring streak snapped.

Barrage goalkeeper Brian Dougherty (Episcopal Academy) made 13 saves for Philadelphia. Matt Baran made 18 saves for New Jersey, who were outshot by a 57-41 margin.

The win propelled Philadelphia into first place in the Eastern Conference.


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