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Saturday July 25, 2015

 Tampa Bay Storm at Jacksonville Sharks


Saturday, July 25, 2015

Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena – Jacksonville, FL




Jacksonville, FL – The Tampa Bay Storm (6-10, 2-3) were defeated by the Jacksonville Sharks (9-7, 2-3) by a score of 16-63 at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday night.


Jason Boltus led the Storm offense, completing 27-of-35 passes for 260 yards and 2 touchdowns.  He would also rush two times for 10 yards.  The Storm’s top receiver of the night was T.T. Toliver who caught six passes for 68 yards.


Jacksonville led the game and did not relinquish the lead for the entire game.  The offense was led by Tommy Grady who found all of his receivers.  He finished the night completing 15-of-22 passes for 179 yards and five touchdowns.


Score by Quarters           1          2       3     4       Total

Tampa Bay Storm               7          3       6      0       16

Jacksonville Sharks             14        21     14    14     63


1st Quarter

JAX – Joe Hills 6-yard reception. (Julian Rauch good)

JAX – Derrick Ross 3-yard rush. (Julian Rauch good)

TAM – Kendrick Ings 31-yard reception. (Craig Peterson good)


2nd Quarter

JAX – Tiger Jones 19-yard reception. (Julian Rauch good)

JAX – Derrick Ross 1-yard rush. (Julian Rauch good)

JAX – London Crawford 20-yard reception (Julian Rauch good)

TAM – Craig Peterson 47-yard field goal


3rd Quarter

JAX – Derrick Ross 5-yard rush. (Julian Rauch good)

TAM – Emery Sammons 4-yard reception. (Craig Peterson no good)

JAX – Joe Hills 13-yard reception. (Julian Rauch good)


4th Quarter

JAX – Tiger Jones 3-yard reception (Julian Rauch good)

JAX – Johnathan Haggerty 27-yard reception (Julian Rauch good)


Statistical Leaders:


Passing (C-A-INT-Yds-TD) 

TAM – Jason Boltus (27-45-1-260-2); Luke Collis (0-3-1-0-0)

JAX – Tommy Grady (15-22-0-179-5); Lee Chapple (2-2-0-38-1)


Rushing: (Att-Yds-TD)

TAM – Jason Boltus (2-10-0)

JAX – Derrick Ross (10-68-1); Lee Chapple (1-1-0)


Receiving:  (Rec-Yds-TD)

TAM – T.T. Toliver (6-68-0); Julius Gregory (6-43-0); Emery Sammons (6-51-1); Tristan Purifoy (4-27-0); Kendrick Ings (4-64-1); Alfred McCullough (1-7-0)

JAX – Tiger Jones (7-87-2); London Crawford (4-50-1); Joe Hills (4-36-2); Johnathan Haggerty (1-27-1); Cornelius Lewis (1-17-0)


KO Returns: (No.-Yds-TD)

TAM – Kendrick Ings (6-118-0)

JAX – Johnathan Haggerty (2-31-0)


Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Game: Tommy Grady, JAX

Riddell Defensive Player of the Game: Joe Sykes, JAX

J. Lewis Small Playmaker of the Game: Derrick Ross, JAX

Cutters Catch of the Game: Tiger Jones over the wall TD, JAX

Spalding Highlight of the Game: Derrick Ross 43-yard rush, JAX