Final: Predators 63- Storm 62

Amway Arena - Orlando, FL

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 7:00 P.M. EST

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
Storm 14 27 7 7 7 62
Predators 14 14 6 20 8 63

Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
ORL – Kendal Thompkins 11-yard reception (Mark Lewis good)
TAM – Julius Gregory 6-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
TAM – T.T. Toliver 9-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
2nd Quarter
ORL – Brandon Thompkins 18-yard reception (Mark Lewis good)
TAM – Emery Sammons 47-yard reception (Craig Peterson no good)
TAM – James Harrell 8-yard net recovery (Craig Peterson good)
ORL – Kendal Thompkins 24-yard reception (Mark Lewis good)
TAM – Kendrick Ings 34-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
ORL – Brandon Thompkins 28-yard reception (Mark Lewis good)
TAM – T.T. Toliver 9-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
3rd Quarter
TAM – Phillip Barnett 21-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
ORL – Michael Simmons 2-yard rush (Mark Lewis no good)
4th Quarter
TAM – T.T. Toliver 29-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
ORL – Kendal Thompkins 26-yard reception (Mark Lewis no good)
ORL – Terrence Moore 25-yard interception return (Mark Lewis good)
ORL – Brandon Thompkins 3-yard reception (Kendall Thompkins 2-pt conv. good)

Statistical Leaders

Statistical Leaders:
Passing: (C-A-INT-Yds-TD)
TAM – Jason Boltus (22-36-1-279-8)
ORL – Bernard Morris (24-43-0-271-6)
Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)
TAM – Jason Boltus (6-4-0); Dexter Jackson (1-(-1)-0)
ORL – Bernard Morris (8-86-0); Brandon Thompkins (2-21-0); Michael Simmons (2-3-2)
Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)
TAM – T.T. Toliver (10-104-4); Julius Gregory (5-40-1); Kendrick Ings (4-60-1); Phillip Barnett (2-28-1); Emery Sammons (1-47-1);
ORL – Kendal Thomkins (14-150-3); LaMark Brown (3-23-0); Brandon Thompkins (6-88-3); Michael Simmons (1-10-0)
KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)
TAM – Kendrick Ings (4-98-0); Phillip Barnett (1-6-0)
ORL – Brandon Thompkins (5-83-0)

Game Recap

The Tampa Bay Storm (3-4, 1-1) were defeated by the Orlando Predators (4-4, 2-0) on Saturday night at the Amway Center in overtime. The night saw Storm wide receiver T.T. Toliver catch his 1,035th career pass putting him in second place all-time in Arena Football League history and ninth all-time in professional football history.

The Storm offense was led by quarterback Jason Boltus who completed 22-of­-36 passes for 279 yards and 8 touchdowns. His top target of the night was T.T. Toliver who caught 10 passes for 104 yards and four touchdowns.

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Last Time Out

The Tampa Bay defense held the Orlando Predators to one second-half touchdown, including none in the third period, as the Storm defeated the Preds, 35-34, on June 21, 2014, in an exciting Arena Football League game on the AMALIE Motor Oil Field in the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Known as “The War on I-4,” this game marked the Storm (8-6, 4-3) having won five straight games, a streak they last made in 2010. Orlando (8-6, 6-2) continued to lead the AFL’s American Conference South, and had previously beaten the Storm early in the season.

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