The Tulsa Revolution kept it close in the first half, but couldn't keep up the pace in the second half as the St. Louis Ambush pulled away with a 7-3 win, Saturday night at Expo Square Pavilion.
St. Louis took a quick 2-0 lead in the opening three minutes, as the Ambush got goals from Ross MacGregor, 2:05 into the quarter, and Anthony Arico at 2:39.
Tulsa (2-14) got a goal from a Bryant Scrapper shot that went off a St. Louis defender (Arico), 8:05 into the first quarter, then the Revolution tied the game just over five minutes into the second quarter on a goal by Robert Yang (5:11 2Q). The two teams were tied 2-2 at halftime.
Just 24-seconds into the third quarter, St. Louis took the lead on a goal by Odaine Sinclair, but Tulsa quickly tied it again, just 14-seconds later on a goal by Bruno Simoes. However, St. Louis finished off the quarter with goals by Jeff DiMaria (4:25) and Kory Dowell (14:50), to take a 5-3 lead.
The Ambush (6-12) iced the game in the fourth quarter with Arico's second of the night (10:58) and Dowell's second of the game (16:54).
Tulsa will play AT Missouri Sat. Feb. 14 at 7:05 p.m., and then return home to face St. Louis on Feb. 20 at 7:05 p.m.