The game was back-and-forth, with the Spinners coming back during a 4-point run in the second quarter and following it up with another in the third. The lead proved too much for Boston to overtake, with the final score Philadelphia 21 – Boston 18.
After going down two breaks in the first quarter, the Philadelphia Spinners put together four consistent quarters to beat a depleted Boston Whitecaps 26-25.
After a 20-minute lightning delay, and playing much of the game in the rain, the Rumble pulled out the 18-17 victory.
The two top-ranked teams in the Eastern conference met for the first time, with the DC Current pulling out the win over the previously-undefeated Boston Whitecaps. Last year, Boston went 11-0 in taking the MLU Championship.