Written by Kaylie Behring, Storm Media Intern
Sioux Falls, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm won their seventh game of the season against the Nebraska Danger with a 62-44 victory. The two teams traded shots throughout the game but the Storm would ultimately prevail.
Lorenzo Brown got the action started for the Storm with an eight-yard quarterback keeper, giving the Storm an early lead at 7-0. Nebraska quickly tied the game up 7-7 when Lyle McCombs caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Jameel Sewell. Lorenzo Brown answered back with his second rushing touchdown of the game, helping the Storm re-take lead at 14-7. It became a kicker's game when Brendan Hanaphy of the Danger scored a 45-yard field goal bringing the score to 14-10. Justin Syrovatka answered with a 23-yard field goal to put the Storm on top at 17-10, bringing the end of first quarter.
Starting the second quarter, the Storm would strike first with a 25-yard touchdown pass by Lorenzo Brown to Caleb Holley increasing the Storm's lead to 24-10. The Danger would score on their next drive after O.J. Simpson and Jameel Sewell would connect, making it a 24-17 ball game. After a six-play drive, Brown and Holley connect after a two-yard pass for the touchdown increasing the lead to 31-17. Brendan Hanaphy of the Danger kicked a 38-yard field goal closing the lead to 31-20. Korey Williams fired back with a 52-yard kickoff return increasing the Storm's lead to 38-20. Brendan Hanaphy was last to score in the half when he kicked in a 27-yard field goal with 28 seconds left on the clock.