The Scorpions found themselves a goal down twice in a thrilling match against the Strikers. Fort Lauderdale took the lead on 32 minutes after Andy Herron beat Scorpions goalkeeper Pat Hannigan.
San Antonio was able to draw level in the 41st minute after Pablo Campos tapped a deflected shot by Hans Denissen. Campos’ goal went down in history as the first goal by the San Antonio Scorpions.
The score line at halftime was 1-1.
Six minutes into the restart the Scorpions were down again after Herron scored his second on the night.
The Scorpions were able to react after falling behind for a second time. Second half substitute, Esteban Bayona, injected some new life into the Scorpions final third creating multiple goal-scoring opportunities.
Hans Denissen grabbed the equalizer for San Antonio in stoppage time after a cross from Campos.
Both teams ended the game with two players shown red cards.
The Scorpions will now travel to Carolina to take on the RailHawks on April 28 before returning home on May 5 when they host the Tampa Bay Rowdies.
Scorpions Starting XI: Hannigan – GK (Sattler 85’), Cochrane - D, Pitchkolan - D, Wagner - D, Gold (Bayona 57’) – D, Knight - D, Ramirez - M, Greenfield (Soto 65’) - M, Harmse – M, Denissen - F, Campos - F
Strikers Starting XI: Glaeser – GK, Lorenz - D, Stahl - D, Stewart - D, Blake (Anderson 85’) – D, Pecka - M, Shanosky - M, Morales – M, Restrepo – M, Herron (Thompson 80’) - F, Hassan (Orozco 71’) - F