Soul_0509.jpgGladiators 70, Storm 63

AMALIE Arena, Tampa, FL 
Attendance: 9,722

Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th OT Total
Gladiators 13 22 14 14 7 70
Storm 7 28 7 21 0 63

RECAP

The Tampa Bay Storm came out last night attempting to earn its first victory of the season but fell short losing to the Cleveland Gladiators 70-63 in overtime.

The winning play came when Cleveland’s Arvell Nelson threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Larry Beavers on the first possession of overtime and the game ended when Storm quarterback Jason Boltus threw an interception on Tampa Bay's possession.  
 

FULL RECAP

1st Quarter .

TAM – T.T. Toliver 31 pass from Jason Boltus (Delbert Alvarado kick) 13:53.

CLV – Quentin Sims 4 pass from Larry Beavers (Adrian Trevino kick) 10:04.

CLV – Collin Taylor 6 pass from Arvell Nelson (kick blocked) 00:04.

2nd Quarter

TAM – Phillip Barnett 20 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 13:18.

CLV – Jamie Bender 32 pass interception  return (Trevino kick) 6:41.

TAM – Anthony Parker 11 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 1:30.

CLV – Joe Powell 5 kick off return (Nelson run) 00:57.

TAM – Julius Gregory 13 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 00:42.

CLV – Phillip Manley (Trevino kick) 00:38.

TAM – Gregory 2 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 00:02.

3rd Quarter

CLV – Adrian Trevino 22 pass from Nelson (Trevino kick) 9:44.

TAM – Toliver 23 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 7:33.

CLV --- Nelson 3 run (Trevino kick) 2:15.

4th Quarter

TAM – Toliver 20 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 13:11.

TAM – Boltus 1 run (Alvarado kick) 5:10.

CLV – Taylor 30 pass from Nelson  (Trevino kick) 3:29.

TAM – Gregory 33 pass from Boltus (Alvarado kick) 00:54.

CLV – Collin 12 pass from Nelson (Trevino kick) 00:10.

OVERTIME

CLV – Larry Beavers 24 pass from Nelson (Trevino kick) 12:48.

 

INDIVIDUAL STATS                                                                 

Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD) 

CLE – Arvell Nelson (22-44-1-259-5), Larry Beavers (1-1-0-5-1).

TAM – Jason Boltus (30-46-2-351-8)

Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)

CLE – Arvell Nelson  (5-19-1), Collin Taylor (1-8-0), Phillip-Keith Manley  (1-4-1).

TAM – Jason Bolyus (3-19-1), Jimmy Gordon (1-2-0).

Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)

CLE – Quentin Sims   (11-111-2), Larry Beavers (3-47-1), Collin Taylor (8-96-3), Phillip-Keith Manley (1-10-0).

TAM – Phillip Barnett  (9-81-1), T.T. Toliver  (12-156-3), Julius Gregory  (7-99-3), Anthony Parker (1-11-1), Xavier Boyce (1-2-0) .

KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)

CLE – Larry Beavers (5-84-0) , Joe Powell (1-5-5), Thyron Lewis (1-2-2), Demarcus Robinson (1-0-0) .

TAM – Cameron McGlenn (7-80-0).

 

Under Armour Offensive Player of the Game: T.T. Toliver, Tampa Bay.

Riddell Defensive Player of the Game: Cortez Stubbs, Tampa Bay.

J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game:  Jimmy Gordon, Tampa Bay.

Cutters Catch of the Game: Julius Gregory, Tampa Bay (2nd quarter TD 00:42).

AFL Highlight of the Game: Cortez Stubbs, Tampa Bay (4th quarter interception returned 26 yards).