AMALIE Motor Oil Field at AMALIE Arena | Tampa, Fla.
|Philadelphia Soul (1-0)||20||9||7||20||56|
|Tampa Bay Storm (1-1)||13||12||6||21||52|
TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Storm battled defending ArenaBowl champion Philadelphia until the final play of the game, matching the Soul score for score in a back-and-forth home opener for the Storm.
Special teams errors, however, cost Tampa Bay dearly in a 56-52 loss in front of 9,071 at AMALIE Arena.
PHL – Ryan McDaniel 19-yard pass from Dan Radabaugh (kick failed). 10:21.
TAM – LaMark Brown 6-yard pass from Randy Hippeard (Mark Lewis kick). 6:35.
PHL – Chris Devault 27-yard pass from Radabaugh (Adrian Trevino kick). 4:05.
TAM – Kendrinck Ings 55-yard kickoff return (kick failed). 3:10.
PHL – Darius Reynolds 35-yard pass from Radabaugh (Trevino kick). 1:23.
TAM – Justin Hilton 39-yard pass from Hippeard. (kick failed) 14:53.
TAM – L. Brown 9-yard pass from Hippeard. (pass failed) 6:21.
PHL – Torez Jones 2-point defensive touchdown. 6:21.
PHL – Mykel Benson 1-yard run (Trevino kick) 0:05.
PHL – Benson 2-yard run (Trevino kick) 8:10.
TAM – Hippeard 7-yard run (pass failed) 2:52.
PHL – Reynolds 3-yard pass from Radabaugh (Trevino kick) 10:52.
TAM – Ings 45-yard pass from Hippeard (Lewis kick) 9:06.
PHL – Reynolds 2-yard pass from Radabaugh (kick failed) 3:10.
TAM – Ings 11-yard pass from HIppeard (Joe Hills pass from Lewis) 1:19.
PHL – Reynolds 11-yard kickoff return (Trevino kick) 00:57.
TAM – Hills 2-yard pass from Hippeard (kick failed) 00:30.
PHL – Dan Radabaugh (22-31-1-257-5).
TAM – Randy Hippeard (20-33-1-292-6).
PHL – Mykel Benson (17-25-2), Dan Radabaugh (1-(-6)-(-6).
TAM – LaMark Brown (1-(06)-(-06), Randy Hippeard 5-49-0(4-44-1)
PHL – Shaun Kauleinamoku (5-49-0), Ryan McDaniel (9-87-1), Darius Reynolds (5-78-3) Chris Duvault (1-27-1) Mykel Benson (2-16-0).
TAM – Kendrick Ings (7-137-2), Joe Hills (5-62-1), LaMark Brown (4-37-2), Justin Hilton (3-48-1), John Brown (1-8-0)
KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)
PHL – Darius Reynolds (2-8-0), Chris Duvault (5-78-0)
TAM – Kendrick Ings (9-209-1)
POSTGAME AWARD WINNERS
Offensive Player of the Game: WR-KR Kendrick Ings, Tampa Bay
Defensive Player of the Game: DB Cortez Stubbs, Tampa Bay
MVP of the Game: WR Darius Reynolds, Philadelphia