Rattlers 60, Storm 27

Talking Stick Resort Arena – Phoenix, Ariz.

Attn:  14,872

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Storm 0 13 7 7 27
Rattlers 13 20 14 13 60



Phoenix, AZ – The Tampa Bay Storm (0-3, 0-1) were defeated by the Arizona Rattlers (3-0, 2-0) by a score of 60-27 on Saturday Night in front of 14,872 fans at Talking Stick Resort Arena.  The night saw the return of Storm quarterback Jason Boltus.

Boltus led the Storm offense, completing 11-of-37 passes for 186 yards and three touchdowns.  He would also rush three times for three yards and a touchdown.  The Storm’s top receiver of the night was V’Keon Lacey who caught five passes for 80 yards and a touchdown.

The Rattlers offense was led by quarterback Nick Davila, who completed 28-of-37 passes for 248 yards and seven touchdowns.  Davila’s favorite target of the night was receiver Rod Windsor, who caught 13 passes for 141 yards and four touchdowns.


Scoring Summary

1st Quarter

ARI – Rod Windsor 18-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, No Good)

ARI – Maurice Purify 3-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)


2nd Quarter

TAM – T.T. Toliver 30-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Blocked)

TAM – Phillip Barnett 41-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)

ARI – Chase Deadder 13-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)

ARI – Tyre Glasper 32-yard fumble recovery (Alex Zendejas, No Good)

ARI – Maurice Purify 5-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)


3rd Quarter

ARI – Rod Winsor 2-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)

TAM – V’Keon Lacey 15-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)

ARI – Rod Windsor 4-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)


4th Quarter

TAM – Jason Boltus 1-yard rush (Craig Peterson, Good)

ARI – Rod Windsor 5-yard reception (Alex Zendejas, Good)

ARI – Kerry Reed 39-yard interception return (Alex Zendejas, No Good)

Statistical Leaders

Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD) 

TAM – Jason Boltus (11-37-1-186-3)

ARI – Nick Davila (28-37-0-248-7)


Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)

TAM – Jason Boltus (3-3-1)

ARI – Mykel Benson (4-2-0), Nick Davila (3-(-1)-0), Rod Windsor (1-5-0), Chase Deadder (1-0-0)


Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)

TAM – V’Keon Lacey (5-80-1), Phillip Barnett (4-70-1), T.T. Toliver (2-36-1)

ARI – Rod Windsor (13-141-4), Maurice Purify (7-44-2), Chase Deadder (4-37-1), Mykel Benson (3-19-0), Kerry Reed (1-7-0)


KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)

TAM – Cameron McGlenn (6-163-0), Gerald Young (1-13-0) T.T. Toliver (1-4-0)

ARI – Arkeith Brown (6-23-0)


Under Armour Offensive Player of the Game:  Nick Davila, ARI

Riddell Defensive Player of the Game: Tyre Glasper, ARI

J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game: Rod Windsor, ARI

Cutters Catch of the Game: Mykel Benson, ARI

AFL Highlight of the Game: Tyre Glasper fumble recovery for TD, ARI