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On a rainy Saturday afternoon, the New York Rumble fell to the D.C. Current in their last game of the season by a score of 23-11.
The D.C. Current were in control from the second point of the game. Joe Anderson, who played his last game in a Rumble uniform, opened the scoring for a 1-0 Rumble lead. phentermine This was the only time they would lead in the game, as the Current immediately took a 5-1 lead. New York would score once more but the first quarter ended 8-2 in favor of D.C.
The Current continued to extend their lead before halftime, outscoring the Rumble 6-3 to take a nine point lead into halftime. During halftime, the Rumble honored three-year captain and defensive stalwart Joe Anderson with a framed photo, as he played his final game for the team due to an upcoming move.
The Rumble played much better in the second half, mostly trading points with the Current through the third quarter, but the Current would pour it on again in the fourth to end the game and win by a twelve point margin.
Despite the low-scoring affair for the Rumble, Albert Alarcon performed well, scoring two goals and one assist, including a highlight-reel layout catch in the second half. Chris Mazur also provided some solid play for the Rumble, generating two assists and one score. John Wodatch continued his impressive rookie campaign, making a now signature skying grab for a score on a huck from Alon Brown.
With both teams eliminated from the playoffs and ending their respective seasons today, attention will turn to the MLU playoffs. The Boston Whitecaps will host the Philadelphia Spinners in the Eastern Conference Finals after the Whitecaps defeated the Spinners today by a score of 26-13.