Amalie Oil Field - Tampa Bay Times Forum
Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 5:00 P.M.
Tampa, FL – Hobbled by a leg injury at the end of the third period, quarterback Randy Hippeard stepped up to connect with three fourth-quarter touchdowns, the last a 28-yard toss to T.T. Toliver with 56 seconds remaining as Tampa Bay pulled off a stunning, 56-49, win over the Philadelphia Soul Saturday on the Amalie Motor Oil Field in the Tampa Bay Times forum.
The Storm (6-6) defense was the difference as it stopped the Soul (6-6) on four 4th-down possessions.
Dexter Jackson’s hurry on Soul quarterback Dan Radabaugh, a missed field goal by Philadelphia’s Carlos Martinez, a sack for 10 yards on Radabaugh by Uriah Grant and Jammie Kirlew and Radabaugh’s incomplete pass to Ryan McDaniel with coverage by Storm defensive back Rod Isaac closed the door as he last two seconds went off the clock.
Trailing 49-34, Hippeard was 4-for-5 passing in the fourth, finishing with 14 of 26, for 217 yards and seven touchdowns. Wide receiver Joe Hills had six catches for 67 yards and four touchdowns.
Defensive back James Harrell had another outstanding game and for 6-yard pass interception return for a touchdown, a 27-yard missed field goal return and seven tackles he collected the game’s Riddell Defensive Player of the Game award.
UP NEXT – The Tampa Bay Storm will head to Des Moines to take on the Barnstormers at the Wells Fargo Arena on Saturday, June 14. Kickoff is set for 8:05 p.m. EST.
|09:54||PHI - 1-YD Rush by ROSS, Derrick, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||0-7|
|07:06||TAM - 21-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to HILLS, Joe, PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||7-7|
|05:58||TAM - 16-YD Interception Return by HARRELL, James, PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||14-7|
|02:40||PHI - 2-YD Pass from RAUDABAUGH, Dan to MCDANIEL, Ryan, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||14-14|
|01:38||TAM - 34-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to HILLS, Joe, PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||21-14|
|10:40||PHI - 1-YD Rush by ROSS, Derrick, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||21-21|
|06:45||TAM - 13-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to TOLLIVER, T.T., PAT by BONGARRA, Juan FAIL||27-21|
|03:07||PHI - 8-YD Pass from RAUDABAUGH, Dan to JONES, Anthony, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||27-28|
|02:10||PHI - 8-YD Pass from RAUDABAUGH, Dan to ROSS, Derrick, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||27-35|
|12:21||TAM - 40-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to JACKSON, Amarri, PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||34-35|
|07:40||PHI - 5-YD Rush by ROSS, Derrick, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||34-42|
|03:33||PHI - 14-YD Pass from RAUDABAUGH, Dan to MCDANIEL, Ryan, PAT by MARTINEZ, Carlo GOOD||34-49|
|14:52||TAM - 15-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to HILLS, Joe, 2-PT Conversion by HIPPEARD, Randy GOOD||42-49|
|03:54||TAM - 4-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to HILLS, Joe, PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||49-49|
|00:46||TAM - 28-YD Pass from HIPPEARD, Randy to TOLLIVER, T.T., PAT by BONGARRA, Juan GOOD||56-49|
|Randy Hippeard||14/26||217||7||1||Dan Raudabaugh||30/47||353||4||1|
|Joe Hills||6||67||4||21||Anthony Jones||8||120||1||23|
|Amarri Jackson||3||73||1||40||V'Keon Lacey||4||40||0||17|
|T.T. Toliver||5||77||2||28||Ryan McDaniel||10||109||2||24|
|Kick Returns||No.||Yds||TD||AVG||Kick Returns||No.||Yds||TD||AVG|
|Michael Lindsey||5||78||0||15.6||Ray Little||2||32||0||16|
Net Yards Rushing
Net Yards Passing
Total Offensive Plays
Total Net Yards
Fumbles: No./ Lost
|12th-299.2||Opp. Total Off/G||14th-300.0|
|12th-277.8||Opp. Pass Yds/G||14th-284.9|
|11th-11.4||Opp. Rush Yds/G||4th-15.1|
|6th-2.7||Yards per Carry||2nd-3.3|
|12th-38.0%||3rd Down Conv %||2nd-53.4%|
|14th-48.2%||Opp. 3rd Down %||11th-46.8%|
|8th-47.2%||4th Down Conv %||13th-28.6%|
|9th-43.8%||Opp. 4th Down %||14th-57.9%|
|10th-16.8||Kickoff Return Avg.||11th-16.4|
Hear from head coach Lawrence Samuels and quarterback Randy Hippeard discuss the strong defense and how they team plays like a family
Philadelphia, PA – The Tampa Bay Storm (3-6, 1-3) was defeated by the Philadelphia Soul (5-4, 1-1) on Saturday evening by a score of 62-34. The loss was the Storm’s fifth straight loss of the season, and longest since the 2013 season.
Hall made his season debut and started out strong, scoring on the Storm’s opening drive on a 3-yard rush. He would also use his arm, finishing the night with 13 completions for 182 yards and three touchdowns. Storm backup quarterback Brendan Crawford also made his Storm debut, filling in for Hall in the fourth quarter. Crawford would complete three passes for 20 yards and an interception. The Storm’s leading receiver was Joe Hills who caught eight passes for 103 yards and three touchdowns.