Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Social Media MarketingSioux Falls, SD -
The Sioux Falls Storm (13-2) will take on the Iowa Barnstormers (13-2) in a week 18 battle for first place in the United Conference on Saturday, June 17th at 7:05pm. The winner of this game gets the top seed throughout the IFL Playoffs and will host the Conference Finals on June 24th.
The Sioux Falls Storm faced the Nebraska Danger in a week 17 Indoor Football League battle on Saturday, June 10th. The Storm pulled away in the final minute of the game to edge out the Danger 41-38, extending a two-game win streak. In that game, quarterback Lorenzo Brown completed 10 of 15 passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns, while rushing 18 times for 53 yards with two touchdowns. Wide receiver Korey Williams added 24 rushing yards on four carries to his two rushing scores. Running back Robbie Rouse ran nine times for 35 yards. Receivers Eric Shufford hauled in six passes for 68 yards and one touchdown and Mike Tatum caught three balls for 34 yards and one touchdown. Defensive back Carlton Watkins finished with eight total tackles while Rashard Smith had one interception. Defensive linemen Cory Henry registered two sacks and Claude Davis added a sack of his own.
The Iowa Barnstormers looks to extend its winning streak of 11 games after a 58-28 win over the Spokane Empire on Friday, June 9th. In that game, quarterback Travis Partridge completed nine of 19 passes for 186 yards with five touchdowns and two interceptions, he also rushed 13 times for 88 yards and two touchdowns. Keshaudas Spence had 15 yards on five carries and one touchdown. Brady Roland finished with four catches for 104 yards and three touchdowns. Lucas Hefty caught two passes for 41 yards, and Ryan Balentine had a pair of catches for 22 yards and two scores. Bryce Enyard led all defensive players with 11 total tackles, while Jamie Bender had an interception.
You can cheer on the Storm by watching online through YouTube, listening to Rich Roste on KELO AM 1320/KELO FM 107.9 or by going to the live viewing party at Eastway Lounge.