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Storm earns first win of 2015 season, defeats Portland 54-48

Saturday April 4, 2015

Tampa Bay Storm at Portland Thunder

Friday, April 3, 2015

Moda Center – Portland, OR


Storm earns first win of 2015 season, defeats Portland 54-48


PORTLAND, OR – The Tampa Bay Storm (1-1, 0-0) defeated the Portland Thunder (1-1, 0-0), Friday evening by a score of 54-48.  The night saw the team earn its first win of the 2015 season.


Storm quarterback Jason Boltus completed 23-of-40 passes for 294 yards and six touchdowns  His favorite target of the night was wide receiver T.T. Toliver.  Toliver caught nine passes for 149 yards and three touchdowns.


The Thunder offense was led by Kyle Rowley.  He completed 21-of-29 passes for 280 yards, five touchdowns and an interception.  Jamar Howard led all receivers with 15 catches for 221 yards and four touchdowns.


Score by Quarters                 1                    2          3          4          Total

Tampa Bay Storm                     7                     26          7          14        54                    
Portland Thunder                     14                    13          14        7          48                                


1st Quarter

POR – Jamar Howard 17-yard reception (Zach Ramirez, Good) 

TAM – T.T. Toliver 25-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)

POR – Jamar Howard 35-yard reception (Zach Ramirez, Good)


2nd Quarter

TAM – Jarvis Williams 12-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)

POR – Jamar Howard 12-yard reception (Zach Ramirez, No Good)

TAM – T.T. Toliver 37-yard reception (Craig Peterson, No Good)

POR – John Ramirez 15-yard rush (Zach Ramirez, Good) 

TAM – Jarvis Williams 33-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)

TAM – Jarvis Williams 4-yard reception (Craig Peterson, No Good)


3rd Quarter

POR – Jamar Howard 32-yard reception (Zach Ramirez, Good)

POR – Osagie Odiase Net Recovery (Zach Ramirez, Good)

TAM – Jason Boltus 2-yard rush (Craig Peterson, Good)


4th Quarter

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

POR – V’Keon Lacey 1-yard rush (Zach Ramirez, Good)

TAM – T.T. Toliver 22-yard reception (Craig Peterson, Good)


Statistical Leaders:

Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD)

TAM – Jason Boltus (23-40-0-294-6)

POR – Kyle Rowley (21-29-1-280-5)


Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)

TAM – Jason Boltus (8-13-2); Dexter Jackson (2-0-0)

POR – Jamar Howard (3-4-0); John Martinez (2-15-1);  Kyle Rowley (1-0-0)


Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)

TAM –Jarvis Williams (11-89-2); T.T. Toliver (9-149-3), Kendrick Ings (2-40-1); Phillip Barnett (1-16-0)

POR – Jamar Howard (15-221-4); V’Keon Lacey (3-33-1)Duane Brooks (2-18-0); John Martinez (1-8-0) 


KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)

TAM – Kendrick Ings (6-110-0)

POR – Duane Brooks (7-113-0); Perez Ashford (1-0-0)