The Philadelphia Phoenix secured their first win of the 2019 season, despite difficult playing conditions Sunday afternoon. Team captain, Himalaya Mehta, scored four goals and rookie Billy Sickles added three goals, two assists and a block to lead the Phoenix to a 21-16 victory over the Ottawa Outlaws in an AUDL East Division matchup at the B field in Conshohocken.
Ethan Fortin and Scott Xu added four assists apiece and Matt Esser, Zac Sands and Marc Sands tallied two goals each for the Phoenix. Sean Mott recorded three assists, and playing in his last game as a member of the Phoenix, Ethan Peck notched a goal.
The Phoenix now stand at 1-2 for the season, moving the team up to fourth in the East Division. After a bye week this weekend they return to the field to host the perennial East Division leaders, Toronto Rush, on Sunday May 19 at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium starting at 2 p.m.
The Phoenix host the Toronto Rush on Sunday, May 19. Tickets and season packages are available here.