Competing for the last time during the regular season, the battle for first place in the Western Conference promised to be intense. With the previous matches between the Los Angeles Temptation and the Seattle Mist resulting in road wins, home field advantage was not an assurance of a victory for the Mist.
With legendary quarterback Ashley Salerno still nursing her injuries, Michelle Angel was thrust into the role of starter once again. Making her second career start, she could not benefit from the presence of center Laura Barba, who was absent. Struggling on the Temptation’s first possession, the Mist took over within the first three minutes of the game.
Employing a diverse running game with the likes of Danika Brace, Mele Gilmore and Stevi Schnoor, it did not take long for the tensions to rise between these two heated rivals. Elements such as trash talking and shoving quickly became the…
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