Final: VooDoo 13 - Storm 42

Amalie Arena - Tampa, FL

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 7:30 P.M. EST

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
VooDoo 10 3 0 0 13
Storm 7 7 21 7 42

Storm Insider

Game Recap

Quarterback Jason Boltus tossed six touchdown passes, three of those in a key third quarter as the Tampa Bay (2-2, 1-0) defeated the New Orleans VooDoo (1-3, 0-2) Friday night in an Arena Football League game at the Amalie Arena, 42-13.

Boltus, the Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Game, also threw for 224 yards on 19 of 29 attempts.

His main target was Kendrick Ings (63 yards) and T.T. Toliver (68 yards) but got two each TDs to Phillip Barnett and Julius Gregory.

Full Recap

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

NO – FG Garrett Lindholm 35 7:31.

TB – Julius Gregory 9 pass from Jason Boltus (Craig Peterson kick) 5:19.

NO – Chris Duvault 5 pass from Adam Kennedy (Lindholm kick) 1:26.

2nd Quarter

TB – T.T. Toliver 34 pass from Boltus (Peterson kick) 11:58.

NO – FG Lindholm 26 5:25.

3rd Quarter

TB – Phillip Barrnet 9 pass from Boltus (Peterson kick) 10:52.

TB – Barnett 6 pass from Boltus (Peterson kick ) 2:17.

TB – Kendrick Ings 23 pass from Boltus (Peterson kick) 1:12.

4th Quarter

TB – Gregory 33 pass from Boltus (Peterson kick) 8:43.

Statistical Leaders

Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD) 

NOV – Adam Kennedy 20-42-172-1; Brian Reader 0-3-0-0.

TAM – Jason Boltus 19-29-224—6; Luke Collis 1-4-12-0.

Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)

NOV – Carlese Franklin 1-(-4)-0.

TAM – Chris Jamison 1-(-5)-0; Luke Collis 2-2-0.

Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)

NOV – Carlese Franklin  5-28-0, Chris Duvalt 5-44-1, Marcus Smith  3-37-0, Jeremy Grier 3-19-0, DeJay Lester 4-44-0.

TAM – T. T. Toliver 5-68-1, Phillip Barnett  7-51-2, Julius Gregory  2-42-2, Kendrick Ings 5-63-1.

KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)

NOV – Chris Duvult 3-61-0.                                   

TAM – Alfred Phillips  1-15-0, Kendrick Ings  2-19-0.

Post-Game Awards:

Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Game: Jason Boltus, Tampa Bay.

Riddell Defensive Player of the Game: James Harrell, Tampa Bay.

J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game: Kendrick Ings, Tampa Bay.

Cutters Catch of the Game: Kendrick Ings, Tampa Bay, 23 yard TD at 1:12 of 3rd quarter.

AFL Highlight of the Game: Kendrick Ings, Tampa Bay, special teams hit in 3rd quarter.

Last Time Out 

The Tampa Bay Storm (5-6, 3-3) defeated the New Orleans VooDoo (2-8, 1-3) on Friday, May 30, 2014 by a score of 62-48. The win extended the team’s win streak to two games and it was the team’s first win in New Orleans since 2011.

The Storm started the game off strong, scoring on the third play of its opening drive; a 19-yard T.T. Toliver reception. Toliver would finish the night with three receptions for 31 yards and a touchdown. That touchdown would rank him as tied for 7th all-time for most receiving touchdowns (235) in AFL history.

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