It was a perfectly executed soccer goal.
Baltimore Blast defender Kaoru Forbess received the ball just over the midfield line. He bounced a pass off the wall to forward Andrew Hoxie, waiting by the wing.
Hoxie held the ball for a second and then nudged it backward with the bottom of his foot to Forbess coming down the field.
Almost immediately, Forbess sent a pass off the wall just to the left of the goal that caromed into the goal box to the waiting Hoxie, who sent the ball inside the far post for an easy score.
The towering Hoxie ran a few gallops toward his team's bench, arms outstretched and fists clenched, before leaping and pumping his...