Wings kick off Week 10; Barracudas play two on the road, Crunch at home
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Wichita Wings, fresh off their battle for first-place in the Midwest Division last weekend, will kick off Week 10 action in Major Arena Soccer League 2 tonight when they host the RGV Barracudas.
It's a second straight heavyweight battle for the Wings (6-1), who took sole possession of first place in their division with a thrilling 8-7 overtime win over Omaha last weekend. RGV comes in as one of two remaining undefeated teams with its 4-0 record, and is led by Ivan Martinez with six goals.
The Wings leading scorer is the veteran Kevin Ten Eyck who has 18 points (10 goals and eight assists) followed by Bransyn Felty who has 16 points, and leads the team in goals with 13. Kickoff is at 7:05 p.m. CST, with ticket and broadcast information found HERE.
The league's other undefeated team, the Cleveland Crunch, will look to improve to 7-0 when they host the Muskegon Risers, one of four Saturday games on the slate. Kickoff in North Olmsted is at 7:05 p.m., with ticket and game broadcast information HERE.
Mike Dezeric leads Cleveland with his 17 points in four games as the Crunch at +39 has the best goal differential in M2. Captain Dave Jordan is second on the team in goals with 10. For Muskegon, Miguel Flores is the man to stop as he has 16 goals on the season, which is tops in the league this season.
The Barracudas will be in Amarillo Saturday night to take on the Bombers to complete their road double dip. The Bombers Vitor Patriani is one of the league's best finishers as evidenced by his 14 goals so far. This will be the third meeting of the season, with RGV having one the first two by scores of 10-8 and 13-4, with the Barracudas at home for both. Broadcast and ticket information can be found HERE. Kickoff is at 7:05 p.m. CST.
The Cincinnati-based BC Swere will look to kick off a big sports weekend in the Queen City when they host the Chicago Mustangs in an 8:05 p.m. EST start. Game broadcast and ticket information can be found HERE.
The Swerve are led by Andrej Novakovic who has four goals this year, while Angel Rodriguez leads the Chicago scoring parade with five goals and eight assists.
Rounding out the weekend slate is a matchup in Colorado Springs as the Inferno host the New Mexico Runners. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. MST, with ticket and broadcast information available HERE.
The high-flying Runners are led by Sergio Fuentes with 13 goals, one of three New Mexico players already with double digits in goals this year, while Colorado's Francisco Rivas continues to add to his impressive M2 career by leading the Inferno with 13 goals so far.