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December 31, 2012

Wave halts Wings’ winning streak

The Milwaukee Wave scored a pair of three-point goals in the fourth quarter and beat the Wings 12-6 on Monday afternoon in Milwaukee.

The Milwaukee Wave scored a pair of three-point goals in the fourth quarter and beat the Wings 12-6 on Monday afternoon in Milwaukee.

The Wave led 4-0 at halftime, but the Wings pulled even in the third quarter with goals by Frederico Moojen and Andrew Hoxie before the Wave went back ahead 6-4 late in the third quarter.

A goal by Miguel Ferrer made it 6-6 at 1:58 of the fourth quarter. The Wave took the lead for god when Jonathan Greenfield blasted home a three-point shot at 5:04. Israel Sesay’s empty-net three-pointer at 13:53 sealed the Wings’ fate.

The Wave has won seven in a row. The loss halted the Wings’ three-game winning streak. Wichita returns to action on Sunday afternoon at the Missouri Comets.

Wichita 0 0 4 2 6
Milwaukee 2 2 2 6 12

First quarter — 1, Milwaukee, Rampa (Oliveira), 8:51. Penalty — Moojen, Wichita (illegal sub), 5:52.

Second quarter — 2, Milwaukee, Oliveira, 13:19. Penalties — Hewerton, Milwaukee (illgeal sub), 6:15; Geison, Wichita (delay of game, 5 min,), 13:29.

Third quarter — 3, Wichita, Moojen, 4:36. 4, Wichita, Hoxie (Clare), 10:09. 5, Milwaukee, Oliveira (Hewerton), 12:03.

Fourth quarter — 6, Wichita, Ferrer (Hoxie), 1:58. 7, Milwaukee, Greenfield, (3-pt), 5:04. 8, Milwaukee, Sesay (Greenfield) (3pt), 13:53. Penalty — Ribeiro, Milwaukee (holding), 9:03.

Shots — Wichita 30, Milwaukee 25.

Goalkeepers — Wichita, Martinez, 19 shots, 14 saves; Milwaukee, Vorberg, 18-15.

T — 1:57. A — 5,071.

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