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Riptide secure first win on road with win over Wings

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

PHILADELPHIA — The New York Riptide had struggled to begin the season. However, they picked up their first win on Sunday.

The Riptide defeated the Philadelphia Wings 16-9.

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With the win, the Riptide picked up their first win. They are now 1-3 on the season.

The Wings dropped to 2-3 with the loss. Philadelphia has now dropped both games at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia.

They will attempt to win their first game at home next Saturday.

Jeff Teat, who is one of the best players in the NLL, beat the Wings for five goals. He also had four assists.

Connor Kearnan had three goals and former Wings player Kiel Matisz had two goals. “Moose” Matisz played several seasons for the Wings before a multi-team trade last August.

Reilly O’Connor, Mitch Wilde, Larson Sundown, Jay Thorimbert, Ron John, and Austin Madornic had one goal each.

Riptide goalie Cameron Dunkerley received the win. He allowed nine goals and made 31 saves.

Wings were led by Taggart Clark, who had three goals. Clark, who is a rookie, picked up his first hat trick.

Mitch Jones and the returning Holden Cattoni had two goals each. Cattoni was activated by the team after battling an injury.

Blaze Riorden, who had been out with an injury and was activated before the game like Cattoni, had one goal. Joe Resetarits also had one goal.

Wings goalie Zach Higgins received the loss. He made 45 saves while allowing the 16 goals.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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