|Quarterback Lisa Horton, photo, pittsburghpassion.com|
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Dreamweaver Marketing News, Pittsburgh Passion Defeats Detroit 63-8 to Clinch the NFC Colonial Division Title
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May 21, 2016
Passion defeat Detroit 63-8 to Clinch the NFC Colonial Division Title
The Passion opened up the scoring tonight on a 43 yard run by Catone. Other 1st half touchdowns were a 40 yard by Catone, a 30 and 34 yard pass from Horton to Hieb, 41 yard punt return by Baker, 40 yard Interception return by Daman and a 33 yard pass from Horton to Baker. The Passion led at the Half 49-8.
Masters opened up the 2nd half scoring on an 8 yard run and Baden closed out the scoring on a 4 yard run.
Offensive leaders tonight were Quarterback Lisa Horton who had 140 yards passing for 3 touchdowns. Running Back Tara Catone had 4 carries for 142 yards for 2 touchdowns. Kia Foster
had 6 carries for 87 yards and Laura Baden had 4 carries for 27 and a touchdown. Wide Receiver Peyton Hieb had 2 receptions for 64 yards and 2 touchdowns.
The Defensive line of Zubovic, Niedermeyer, Nelko and Zahn kept control of the line of scrimmage all night. Defensive leaders tonight were Linebacker Hannah Daman who had 8 tackles (1 for loss) and an Interception returned for a touchdown. Linebacker Jessica Nelko had 9 tackles (4 for loss) and 4 sacks. Safety Kim Beaver had 4 tackles and 1 interception. Santana Ramsey had 5 tackles, Kim Zubovic had 9 tackles and Chelsea Zahn had 5 tackles.
On Special Teams, Amy Fallon was 9/9 on PAT’s and pinned Detroit deep on all of her kickoffs. Angela Baker had 2 punt returns for 69 yards and a touchdown.
The Passion won the NFC Colonial Division with this victory and it is their 6th Division title in team history.
After a bye week next weekend, the Passion travel to Chicago on .
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