(Denver = Wongeol Jeong) The Colorado Mammoth lost their home game to the San Diego Seals.
The Colorado Mammoth hosted the San Diego Seals for the first of three regular season games with San Diego.
Colorado, which won the regular league championship last year by defeating San Diego 2-1 in the Conference Final, lost to San Diego 13-9 in today's game.
San Diego led the game by scoring two goals in the first half of the game.
D. Dobbie shook Colorado's net in about 20 seconds of the first quarter, followed by K. Crowley's goal, giving San Diego an early lead over Colorado 2-0.
San Diego's goal feast continued in the second quarter.
W.Berg scored the third goal, followed by A.Staats and K.Crowley's consecutive goals, widening the score to 5-0.
However, Colorado's B.McIntyre and E.McLaughlin each scored a goal, and Colorado finished the second quarter 7-2.
In the third quarter, both Colorado and San Diego scored multiple points, heating up the game.
With Colorado scoring 3 points and San Diego scoring 5 points, both teams finished the third quarter 12-5.
The game had already tilted heavily towards San Diego, but Colorado showed its strength in the final 4th quarter.
Colorado caught up with San Diego by 4 points, 13-9, as Z.Williams, J.Gilles, E.McLaughlin, and C.Robinson scored consecutively, but time was running out.
With this game, Colorado recorded 3 wins and 1 loss and was ranked 2nd in the Western Division.