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Wings end dismal season with loss

  • Eagle staff
  • Published Sunday, March 3, 2013, at 11:36 p.m.

The Wichita Wings closed out the season with an 8-6 loss at Milwaukee on Sunday, dropping the Wings to 7-19 overall and cementing a second consecutive last-place finish in the Major Indoor Soccer League.

Tied 6-6 at halftime, Ian Bennett’s goal in the third quarter — his second of the game — held up as the game-winner for Milwaukee, the MISL co-champion with Baltimore.

The Wings have finished in last place both seasons since the franchise was revitalized after a 10-year absence.

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First quarter

Scoring—1. Wichita, Lemons (Tiguinho) 13:06; 2. Milwaukee, Bennett (Oliviero) 14:42.

Second quarter

Scoring—3. Wichita, Villegas (Tiguinho) 4:32; 4. Milwaukee, Hammes (Leite) 6:44; 5. Wichita, Hoxie (Ferrer) 11:20; 6. Milwaukee, Pereira (Bennett) 13:09.

Third quarter

Scoring—7. Milwaukee, Bennett (Leite) :12.

Fourth quarter

Scoring—None

Power plays—Wichita 0 for 0, Milwaukee 0 for 0. Shots—Wichita, 21-7—28. Missouri, 11-11—22. Saves—Wichita, Martinez 11 shots, 7 saves. Milwaukee, Feenstra 21 shots, 18 saves.

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