The good news is that Matt Jackson was the Dr. Miller Defensive Player of the Game in Week #2 with a nice layout D in the first half.
The Dallas Roughnecks had a bit of a tussle against their in-state rivals - the Austin Sol. Winds were 10-15 but that didn't stop multiple up wind scores. Dan Emmons led the defense with 3 D's and Dylan Freechild scored four goals and threw five.
Madison, WI The Roughnecks defeated the Seattle Cascades to win their first Championship in their inaugural season.
Dallas had a hard fought battle with the much improved Atlanta Hustle but ended up prevailing with a 28-21 victory. Dallas will take their perfect record to Madison to play the Toronto Rush August 6th. If they win, they advance to the finals on Sunday. All games will be on ESPN3.
The Dallas Roughnecks finished a perfect 14-0 and champions of the South Division. They will face the Atlanta Hustle in a home playoff game at the 5 Star Soccer Complex in The Colony, TX at 7pm July 23rd.
A decisive win over the Nashville NightWatch the previous week gave the Roughnecks a lot of confidence going into their rematch against the NightWatch.
After besting the Austin Sol in back-to-back weekends, there were some among the Dallas following that were worried that complacency might set in as the Dallas Roughnecks faced the Jacksonville Cannons in The Colony.
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