Sidekicks lose to Tacoma Stars on Wednesday Night

by Caitlin Reilly

Allen, Texas (March 13, 2024) – The Dallas Sidekicks faced the Tacoma Stars for the second and final time this season. In the previous matchup, the Sidekicks won 8-7 in overtime.

This time, the game was dominated by the Tacoma Stars. In the first quarter, the Stars scored four back-to-back goals all within six minutes. Goals were scored by Justin Stinson, Kyle Rivers, Stefan Mijatovic, and Willie Spurr. At the end of the first quarter, the score was 0-4.

Unlike the first quarter, the Stars only scored one goal in the second quarter. The goal was scored by Cory Keitz. At the end of the first half, the score was 0-5.

Two minutes into the third quarter, the Stars added to their lead when Michael Ramos scored. 53 seconds later, the Stars scored again, this time by Jamael Cox. At 11:15, Kristian Quintana commited a boarding call allowing the Stars to go on the Power Play. 34 seconds later, the Stars took advantage of this and and Justin Stinson scored. At the end of the third quarter, the score was 0-8.

Two minutes into the fourth quarter, the Stars added to their lead when Alessandro Canale. The Sidekicks finally scored 19 seconds later with a goal scored by Kristian Quintana. After that, the Stars went on a three-goal streak. These goals were scored by Jamael Cox, Justin Cox, and Alessandro Canale. At 13:43, the Sidekicks were awarded a penalty kick. Jamie Lovegrove took the penalty kick and scored. This was his 150th goal as a Sidekick. The final score of the game was 2-12.

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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.