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Juice Boxes and Post Game Stats: Comets Win Opener

Stats and milestones from the Comets first win of the season.

Thad Bell

The Kansas City Comets kicked off their 2020-2021 (really just 2021) season with an 8-5 win on the road against the Dallas Sidekicks on Saturday. Helped by a hattrick from Kevin Ellis and a brace from Lucas Sousa in his debut. Two other Comets scored on their debut, Kyle McLagan and Rian Marques. Here are stats and milestones from the game. Of note, the MASL site does not currently have the assists listed for the game, I’ve gone back and reviewed the goals and given assists based on who it appears should get the assist. If stats are updated by the league and my assists are off I will correct going forward.

Kevin Ellis’ 3 goals gave him 27 in league play for KC, breaking his tie with Milan Ivanovic for 17th all time on that list.

The 3 goals gave Ellis 28 in all competitions, tying him with Andre Braithwaite for 16th all time on that list.

The hattrick was Ellis’ 2nd with the Comets, tying him with Kiel Williams, Robert Palmer, John Sosa, Josh Gardner, and Geison for 10th most all time in league and all competitions.

Ellis’s 3 points gave him 34 in all competitions for the Comets, tying him with Guerrero Pino and Jamar Beasley for 20th all time on that list.

Ramone Palmer recorded his 42nd league assist, tying him with Ignacio Flores for 8th all time on that list.

Adam James made his 53rd appearance in all competitions, breaking his tie with Braithewaite for 18th all time on that list.