Rattlers overcome turnovers in win over Spokane

Apr 7, 2012, 3:19 PM | Updated: Apr 9, 2012, 4:40 pm

It wasn’t pretty. In fact, at times it was downright ugly. But the
Arizona Rattlers will take it.

Quarterback Nick Davila found Kerry Reed on a 6-yard touchdown
pass with just :05 left and the Rattlers stole a 57-53 win away from
the Spokane Shock at US Airways Center.

Spokane had a late lead and was seemingly on the doorstep of
putting the game away with the ball at the Rattlers’ 5-yard line, but
on a third down, center Ryan Cave and quarterback Kyle Rowley
couldn’t execute a center exchange and Glen Fox recovered, giving
the Rattlers new life.

Davila ended the night 20-of-33 for 320 yards and 5 touchdown
passes, but threw three interceptions, including one that was returned
for a touchdown by linebacker Terrence Moore that gave Spokane a
10-point lead late in the third quarter.

Maurice Purify caught 10 passes for 205 yards and three scores for
Arizona, who improved their record to 3-1 on the season while
Spokane falls to 1-3. The Rattlers travel to take on the Iowa
Barnstormers (2-2) next week.

Penguin Air

Other

Associated Press

Royals rally on Murphy’s error, beat Mets, lead Series 3-1

The Kansas City Royals keep finding new ways to win this October. And now with one more victory in November, they will be World Series champions.
7 years ago
...
Associated Press

Shock beat Mercury in final regular-season game before move

Rookie Brianna Kiesel scored a career-best 28 points to help the Shock beat the Phoenix Mercury 91-87 Sunday in the team's final regular-season home game before the franchise moves to Dallas next year.
7 years ago
Follow @AZSports...
Arizona Sports

Fox Sports’ Mike Pereira wants high school football team suspended for vicious hit on official

If Fox Sports NFL rules anyalist Mike Pereira had his way, a high school football team in Texas would forfit its season for the conduct of two its players on a game official Friday.
7 years ago
Calais Campbell (93) is wrapped up by guard Mike Iupati after coming down with an interception duri...
Adam Green

Notes from the Nest: Arizona Cardinals training camp – Aug. 4

Tuesday's afternoon practice had a different feel to it because Carson Palmer did not participate.
7 years ago
Arizona Sports

Mardy Fish handed first-round loss to Dudi Sela in Atlanta

The first stop of Mardy Fish's farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night.
7 years ago
UEFA President Michel Platini watches the preliminary draw for the 2018 soccer World Cup in Konstan...
Arizona Sports

AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week.
7 years ago
Rattlers overcome turnovers in win over Spokane