Swans Kicking out-legs Starfish FC, 43-13
The St. Petersburg Swans left the ground of the Largo Sports Complex on the 2018 Major League Footy Premiership Season Opener at 2-0, atop the ladder and with a huge lead in percentages, after thumping Starfish FC 7.1.43 – 2.1.13, Saturday night in Largo, Florida.
The nightcap topped off an evening that earlier witnessed the Bloods throttling of their cross-state rivals the Miami Saints,10.6.66-1.5.11
Jason Blackbourn, Mark Lumsden and Chris Gilligan continued to showcase their kicking skills with an array of long-distance boots.
Clint Jones put in a solid performance with a goal and a minor, while buttressing the Swans attack throughout the evening.
The Major League Footy season opener featured the Miami Saints, Starfish FC and St. Petersburg Swans each playing two head-to-head matches.
While Miami stormed out of the gate in the first game, taking a 38-9 tally over Starfish FC, St. Petersburg dominated all competition and won the evening with a 2-0 record in the round-robin.
|St. Petersburg Swans||7||1||43|
St. Petersburg Swans Goals:
Gilligan (2), Lumsden (2), Blackbourn, Pinto, Siwinski
St. Petersburg Behinds:
St. Petersburg Points:
Gilligan 12, Lumsden 12, Blackbourn 7, Pinto 6, Siwinski 6
Starfish FC Behinds:
Benjamin 7, Karver 6