Final: Rattlers 69 - Storm 46

US Airways Center - Phoenix, AZ

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 9:00 P.M. EST

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Storm 7 7 12 20 46
Rattlers 14 27 7 21 69

Game Recap

The Tampa Bay Storm (4-6, 1-1) were defeated by the Arizona Rattlers (8-2, 2-1) by a score of 46-69 in front of 12,304 fans at U.S. Airways Center. The Storm outscored Arizona in the second half, but four unanswered scoring drives in the second quarter by the Rattlers proved to be too much to overcome for Tampa Bay. 

Storm quarterback Jason Boltus led the offense, completing 22-of-46 passes for 308 yards and seven touchdowns. His top target of the night was Julius Gregory who had a breakout performance, catching six passes for 109 yards and four touchdowns.

The Rattlers were led by quarterback Nick Davila who came back from injury and completed 18-of-30 passes for 275 yards and nine touchdowns. Wide receiver Chase Deadder led all Arizona receivers with six catches for 91 yards and five touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary

1st Quarter
ARI – Chase Deadder 7-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
TAM – Julius Gregory 7-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
ARI – Kerry Reed 19-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
 
2nd Quarter
TAM – Phillip Barnet 26-yard reception (Craig Peterson good)
ARI – Kerry Reed 23-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
ARI – Chase Deadder 20-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
ARI – Chase Deadder 4-yard reception (Fabrzio Scaccia good)
ARI – Rod Windsor 2-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia no good)
 
3rd Quarter
TAM – T.T. Toliver 15-yard reception (Craig Peterson no good)
ARI – Rod Windsor 20-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
TAM – Phillip Barnett 6-yard reception (Craig Peterson no good)
 
4th Quarter
TAM – Julius Gregory 17-yard reception (2-point conversion failed)
ARI – Chase Deadder 5-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
TAM – Julius Gregory 42-yard reception (Julius Gregory 2-pt. good)
ARI – Chase Deadder 45-yard reception (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
ARI – AJ Cruz 1-yard rush (Fabrizio Scaccia good)
TAM – Julius Gregory 36-yard reception (2-point conversion no good)

Statistical Leaders

Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD) 
TAM – Jason Boltus (22-46-3-308-7)
ARI – Nick Davila (18-30-0-275-9); Shane Boyd (2-4-0-18-0)
 
Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)
TAM – Jason Boltus (1-2-0)
ARI – AJ Cruz (3-20-1); Shane Boyd (1-1-0)
 
Receiving: (Rec-Yds-TD)
TAM – Emery Sammons (8-94-0); Julius Gregory (6-109-4); Phillip Barnett (4-60-2); T.T. Toliver (4-45-1)
ARI – Chase Deadder (6-91-5); Kerry Reed (6-89-2); Rod Windsor (5-68-2); Mykel Benson (2-35-0); Cliff Dukes (1-10-0); AJ Cruz (1-10-0)
 
KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)
TAM – Emery Sammons (8-110-0); Alfred Phillips (1-0-0)
ARI – AJ Cruz (5-125-0)