The Good, The Bad and the Championship
Happy Monday Sports Fans! What a weekend in Arena Football. Records fell. Streaks Continued. And The American Arena League has a new Champion. Tons of games coming Up and LockedIN Magazine has your will have this Weeks NFL Betting predictions coming up !
In a small town of Wheeling West Virginia, two undefeated teams Arena Football Teams got together and played one of the best firsts halves of football ever played. The Carolina Energy took on the hometown West Virginia RoughRiders and thru the first half of the game, it was pretty even. But after halftime, things changed.
The Crowd woke up in the second half and the Roughriders responded enroute to a 55-29 victory and bringing home the Jack Bowmen Trophy.
Over in the Arena Football League, the Baltimore Brigade (6-4) defeated the Columbus Destroyers (1-9), Friday night at Royal Farms Arena 50-12 and Richard Bailey was in Baltimore, Maryland with My4one2 keeping our Arena Football League Fans #LockedIN. CLICK HERE for pictures.
The Atlantic City Blackjacks(4-6) visited the Washington Valor looking for a win to keep their playoff hopes alive and Warren Smith put on an MVP show as the Blackjacks toppled the Valor 70-41. Warren Smith shined again, throwing for 209 yards, five passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns. Antwane Grant was the Offensive Player of the Game as he racked up 107 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns on the night. Click HERE for Pictures.
Over in the National Arena League, The streaking Jacksonville Sharks(9-1) took a trip to New York to play the NY Streets on Saturday riding an Eight Game winning streak and looking to avenge the Sharks ONLY Loss this year. QB Mike Fafaul made his third straight start of the season and was 22-of-29 for 237 yards, five TD, and one INT. WR Durron Neal lead the Sharks with 10 receptions for 122 yards, and three touchdowns.
The Sharks now travel to take on the Orlando Predators on Friday Night at Amway. CLICK HERE for tickets.
The Massachusetts Pirates are also streaking… and they traveled down to the Columbus Civic Center to take on the Columbus Lions on Friday Night. And boy did they have a fun visit. And they made it 5 in a ROW!
Pirates DL Lawrence Austin intercepted Lions QB Luke Collis on the first play of the game and returned the ball to the six yard line. Four plays later Mardy Gilyard finished off the team’s opening drive with a three yard run for his 24th touchdown on the season. Sean Brackett finished the night 20 of 30 for 205 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions and WR Thomas Owens had 3 Touchdown receptions and returned an onside kick for a touchdown and the Massachusetts Pirates defeated the Columbus Lions 61 – 37.
The Carolina Cobras flew into Orlando Florida for Sundays game against the Orlando Predators at Amway Center, and life in Mickey’s world was pure MAGIC for the Cobras! Everything they did, Worked. And Everything they THOUGHT about doing WORKED. Click HERE for pictures.
Congratulations to Josh Resignalo, for his FIRST SHUTOUT as the Cobras man handled the Predators 60-0.
The Cobras Defense played LIGHTS OUT Football the entire game causing 7 turnovers! After watching some more of the game today, our thoughts and prayers go out to Predator QB Baylin Trujillo, who we gather woke up pretty sore today.
This WEEKS GAMES
National Arena League
FRIDAY- Jacksonville Sharks Vs Orlando Predators 7pm Orlando FL – Amway Center
The Jacksonville Sharks will bring the streak to 10 games. Look for better play from the Predators, but they are no match for the Sharks. Sharks BIG in Orlando.
SATURDAY- Columbus Lions vs Carolina Cobras 7pm Greensboro NC – Greensboro Coliseum
With the Playoffs Locked Up, the Cobras return home and the Columbus Lions will be their next FEAST. The Cobras keep winning and the Lions will lose yet another. Cobras 55-27
Arena Football League
Saturday- Philadelphia Soul vs Atlantic City Blackjacks 7pm Atlantic City NJ Boardwalk Hall
The visiting Soul bring power and speed to Atlantic City, but the Blackjacks are at home! Blackjacks for the WIN 62- 59