STORM 44 - SHARKS 52

Final

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena - Jacksonville, FL

Score By Quarters 

 
Team
1st 
2nd
3rd
4th
Total
Storm
7
14
7
16
44
Sharks
7
21
17
7
52

GAME RECAP

Jacksonville, FL – The Tampa Bay Storm (7-11, 2-4) was defeated by the Jacksonville Sharks (12-6, 6-0) Saturday evening in front of a crowd of 10,409 fans at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, by a score of 44-52.  Storm wide receiver Joe Hills broke the single-season receiving yardage record, and the single-season receptions record.  The Storm also clinched the fourth seed in the American Conference, and will face either the Philadelphia Soul, or Jacksonville Sharks next Saturday, August 3.

The Storm defense got the game started on the right foot with a Jean Fanor hauling in his sixth interception on the season.  The Storm would go on to score on the ensuing drive putting up the first points of the night.  The teams traded scores for most of the night, but the Sharks defense turned up the heat with defensive back Tracy Belton hauling in an interception for a score.  On the following drive, defensive lineman Jamaal Fudge returned a fumble for a touchdown putting the sharks up for good...

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SCORING SUMMARY

1st Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-JAX
8:58 TAM - BOYD, Shane 1 yd run (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 7 - 0
4:20 JAX - MORRIS, Bernard 1 yd run (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 7 - 7

 

2nd Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-JAX
11:42 JAX - GRAVES, Shamar 3 yd run (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 7 - 14
9:50 TAM - HILTON, Justin 30 yd pass from BOYD, Shane (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 14 - 14
5:42 JAX - ROWLEY, Kyle 1 yd run (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 14 - 21
0:44 TAM - BOYD, Shane 1 yd run (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 21 - 21
0:29 JAX - PHILPART, Josh 17 yd pass from ROWLEY, Kyle (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 21 - 28

 

3rd Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-JAX
12:00 TAM - HILLS, Joe 19 yd pass from BOYD, Shane (BONGARRA, Juan kick good) 28 - 28
5:00 JAX - CAPOZZOLI, Marc 22 yd field goal 28 - 31
3:48 JAX - BELTON, Tracy 20 yd interception return (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 28 - 38
1:52 JAX - FUDGE, Jamaal 15 yd interception return (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 28 - 45

 

4th Quarter

Time Scoring Play TAM-JAX
4:28  TAM - CHERY, Jason 8 yd pass from BOYD, Shane (BOYD, Shane 2 pt conversion good) 36 - 45
3:19  JAX - GRAVES, Shamar 11 yd pass from ROWLEY, Kyle (CAPPOZOLI, Marc kick good) 36 - 52
0:12  TAM - CHERY, Jason 6 yd pass from BOYD, Shane (HILLS, Joe 2 pt conversion good) 44 - 52

Team Stat Comparison

Storm 
 
Sharks
20
First Downs
19
5
Net Yards Rushing
16
5
Attempts
11
308
Net Yards Passing
196
42
Attempted
27
27
Completed
21
1
Intercepted
1
50
Total Offensive Plays
40
313
Total Net Yards
212
4-3
Fumbles: No./ Lost
2-2
5-46
Penalties: Number/Lost
8-30
1-(-8)
Interceptions: No./Yards
1-20
24:59
Possession Time
35:01
1-6
3rd Down Conversions
2-3
3-4
4th Down Conversions
1-1

INDIVIDUAL PLAYER STATS

Storm    Sharks
Passing CP/AT  Yds TD INT   Passing CP/AT  Yds TD INT
Shane Boyd 27/42 315 4 1   Kyle Rowley 13/16 123 2 0
            Bernard Morris 8/11 73 0 1
                     
Rushing ATT Yds TD LG   Rushing ATT Yds TD LG
Shane Boyd 5 5 2 3   Kyle Rowley 3 5 1 3
             R.J. Bibbs 1 4 0 4
            Shamar Graves 2 3 1 3
            Matt Marcorelle 1 3 0 3
            Bernard Morris 2 1 1 1
            Josh Philpart 2 0 0 0
                     
Receiving  REC Yds TD LG   Receiving  REC Yds TD LG
Joe Hills 11 144 1 22    Shamar Graves 13 108 1 19
Jason Chery 10 116 2 27   Josh Philpart 6 52 1 17
Justin Hilton 2 35 1 30   Markee White 2 36 0 22
DeAngelo Woodie 4 20 0 7            
                     
Kick Returns No. Avg. TD LG   Kick Returns No. Avg. TD LG
Jason Chery 2 21 0 22   Micheaux Robinson 4 22 0 36
Rashad Barksdale 2 -22 0 9   Jamaal Fudge 1 23 0 23
            Shamar Graves 1 1 0 1
            Josh Philpart 1 -1 0 0

GAME PREVIEW

TAMPA BAY – The Tampa Bay Storm (7-10, 2-3) travels across the state to face South Division rival Jacksonville Sharks (11-6, 5-0) in a regular season finale on Saturday, July 27. Kickoff is set for 7:00PM ET. Saturday marks the second time this season these teams have met, with the Sharks winning the first contest by a score of 64-55.

This will be the eighth meeting in series history between these two franchises. The Storm is 1-6 against the Sharks, with its lone victory coming last season in Tampa...

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LAST WEEK'S PERFORMANCE

The Tampa Bay Storm managed to secure a playoff berth Saturday night; however it was a bittersweet moment as the team came up short, losing to the Pittsburgh Power, 48-37, stretching its losing streak to six games.

The Storm offense could never get things going Saturday night as the defense stood tall and kept the Storm in it for the majority of the game.

Joe Hills scored the team’s first touchdown of the game on its fourth possession to cut the 14-point Power lead in half...

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SERIES HISTORY & FACTS

This will be the 8th meeting between Tampa Bay and Jacksonville, and fourth in Jacksonville... Jacksonville leads the overall series at 6-1... The two teams first met in 2010, with the Sharks winning 46-43 at the St. Pete Times Forum (5/7/10)... The Storm has a home record of 1-3 versus the Sharks... The Storm is 0-3 on the road against the Sharks... Jacksonville has outscored Tampa Bay by a margin of 72 points over the course of the 7 game series... Jacksonville averages 10.1 points per game more than the Storm... Twice in the series Tampa Bay has knocked out the Sharks starting QB only to have the backup come in and lead the Sharks to a victory...  Former Storm WR Chandler Williams accounted for 300+ (302) all-purpose yards, a feat that has occured only eight times in a Storm uniform, on 6/2/2012... The Storm has not led after the first half of any game in the series... 

Date
H/A
TAM
JAX
W or L
3/23/2013
H
55
64
L
6/2/2013
A
61
71
L
3/30/2012
H
71
69
W
6/25/2011
A
41
66
L
4/1/2011
H
30
54
L
7/17/2010
A
47
49
L
5/7/2010
H
43
46
L
 
4/3
348
419
(1-6)