Sidekicks fall to San Diego Sockers on Youth Sports Night

by Caitlin Reilly

Allen, Texas (February 3, 2024) – The Dallas Sidekicks faced the San Diego Sockers for the second time this season on Saturday.

Sidekicks player, Ahmed Zaky, scored the first goal of the game. Three minutes later, the Sockers responded with a goal by Drew Ruggles. Two minutes later, the Sockers gained the lead with a goal by Kraig Chiles.

47 seconds into the second quarter, the Sidekicks tied the game back up with a goal by Oscar Romero. Five minutes later, Sockers player, Tavoy Morgan scored regaining the lead. Sidekicks player, Albert Rodriguez tied the game again at the 7:02 minute.  Three minutes later, the Sockers scored three more goals in the second quarter with two goals scored by Chiles and one goal by Morgan. At halftime, the score was 3-6.

At halftime, the Sidekicks replaced starting goalkeeper, Juan Gamboa, with Parker Lackland. However, that change was not enough because the Sockers continued their scoring streak with three more goals. These goals were scored by Brandon Escoto, Charlie Gonzalez, and Christian Gutierrez. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 3-9.

Four minutes into the fourth quarter, the Sockers added one more goal to the score sheet with a goal by Leonardo De Oliveira. The final score of the match was 3-10.

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About the Dallas Sidekicks

The Dallas Sidekicks are an American professional indoor soccer team of the Major Arena Soccer League. The organization was established in 1984, is headquartered in Allen, Texas, and plays all home games at the Credit Union of Texas Event Center in Allen. Follow the Sidekicks at and on their social media channels: Facebook: @gosidekicksofficial Twitter: @gosidekicks Instagram: @gosidekicksofficial

About the Major Arena Soccer League

The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.