Nelson scored at the 11:33 mark of the first quarter to open the scoring and give the Blast a 2-0 lead. In goal, Sagu, the League-leading goalkeeper, made four saves in the opening quarter.
Angel Rivillo tied the game at 2-2 midway through the second quarter.
With Machel Millwood serving a two-minute tripping penalty, Joe Di Buono scored to give the KiXX their first lead of the game, 4-2, early in the second half. John Barry Nusum added a goal at the 12:25 mark of the third quarter to extend the KiXX lead to 6-2.
Jeremy Ortiz put Philadelphia on top, 8-2, in the fith minute of the final quarter and Pat Morris scored a three-pointer against Baltimore's sixth attacker to make it 11-2. Garcia and Celenza scored late in the game to cut the KiXX lead to 11-6.
The Blast will host the Massachusetts Twisters on March 21st in the final home game of the regular season. Tickets for the March 21st game and the 2009 NISL Championshp Game are available by calling 410-73-BLAST or online at www.TicketMaster.com