Seawolves Put Up Season High Score, Swim Past Cats in Houston
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SEAWOLVES PUT UP SEASON HIGH SCORE, SWIM PAST CATS IN HOUSTON
the entire season, but in this road game – they came out ready to charge from the start. They took the lead going into halftime and ran away with
the game in the second half. The Seawolves spiked to second in Major League Rugby rankings with a dominating 52-12 win over Houston.
Phil Mack to quick tap and dish the ball wide to Kellen Gordon for an open route to the try zone. Brock Staller missed the wide conversion, Seawolves
were up 5-0 only four minutes into the game. Another penalty was called on the SaberCats which gave Brock Staller a chance to kick for points.
The kick was good, Seawolves 8-0 twelve minutes in. A Houston line out opened up attacking efforts for the Cats, seeing Sam Windsor spot a gap
in the Seattle defensive line and sail in for a try. The conversion kick was missed, 8-5.
popped the ball off to Nakai Penny, who was able to dive in for a try. Staller’s kick was wide, 13-5 ended the first half.
a SaberCats offsides penalty was called, which gave Brock a penalty kick. The Seawolves took the first points in the half, 16-5 Seawolves. The
Seawolves extended their lead when the SaberCats were called for not releasing, which gave Staller a shot at a kick. The kick was good, 19-5 Seawolves.
Brock Staller intercepted a pass and flew down the pitch for a try untouched. He converted his own try which extended the lead, 26-5 at the 57th
just to the left, but the lead grew further to 31-5 Seawolves. A redirect midfield to attack he right side allowed Brad Tucker to slide in for
a try. Staller converted from the sideline, 38-5 Seawolves. The SaberCats finally found their break in the Seawall and dotted it down for a try,
kick was good 38-12. The Seawolves answered back with a breakaway by Roland Suniula, and a successful kick, 45-12 Seawolves with four minutes remaining.
Mat Turner got his shot at another long run and flew into the try zone to end the game, 52-12 Seawolves.
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