BK Storm, who had previously forfeited their first four games, finally arrived into QFL Flag Football, looking to make a statement against who, in some people's opinion, was the hottest team in the league, the undefeated Ball So Hard University. After a slow start, BK Storm overcame a 12-0 halftime deficit to hand BSHU their first loss of the season and in doing so, get their first win.
"We wanted to show everyone that we are still contenders," said Disco Gumbs, team captain of the Storm, "Despite our early adversity, we are very much still in the hunt and we proved that we can go toe to toe with the best this league has to offer. "
Gumbs caught the game winning two point conversion attempt for his team.
The sizzling offense of BSHU, who had previously scored 54 points and amassed almost 500 yards of offense last week, seemingly hit a brick wall this week. While oth teams started slow out of the gate, BSHU was able to score, benefiting from excellent field position off two three and out drives by the Storm late in the first half. Offensive player of the week QB Scott Gadsden was able to find WR/CB Jason Epps for a 4 yard score and then WR/S Taurus Allen for a 30 yard touchdown on both those drives to put BSHU up 12-0 and seemingly in control by halftime. Undaunted, BK Storm inserted QB Rob Crawford, hoping for a spark, and they got it. Crawford led his team down the field twice and connected with RB Lemonte Attles and WR Eric Johnson to take the lead. Crawford was also a force on defense, posting 3 tackles and thwarting a BSHU drive in Storm territory with an interception to seal the game for the Storm.
"We did not execute well," said Mike Gopie, captain of Ball So Hard Univeristy (4-1), "We thought that our momentum would carry us to a win, but against a very good football team, it doesn't work that way. We will go back to the drawing board and finish up this season strong and head into the playoffs with more momentum than we had during our winning streak."
Gopie finished the game with 1 reception for 5 yards to go along with a tackle on defense.BOX SCORE
|Ball So Hard U||12||0||12|
|1||Scott Gadsden pass complete to Jason Epps for 2 yards. Touchdown! (Two point conversion pass by Scott Gadsden to Team no good)||0||6|
|1||Scott Gadsden pass complete to Taurus Allen for 30 yards. Touchdown! (Two point conversion pass by Scott Gadsden to Shane Phillips no good)||0||12|
|2||Rob Crawford pass complete to Lemonte Attles for 2 yards. Touchdown! (Two point conversion pass by Rob Crawford to Lemonte Attles no good)||6||12|
|2||Rob Crawford pass complete to Eric Johnson for 11 yards. Touchdown! (Two point conversion pass by Rob Crawford to Disco Gumbs good)||14||12|