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2018 IFL Players of the Week 17 Sioux Falls StormRB Jamal Tyler, DB Trey Wafford and KR Jamal Miles Honored

The Indoor Football League (IFL) is proud to announce the Players of the Week for Week 17 of the 2018 IFL season.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Jamal Tyler (RB, Iowa Barnstormers)
The Iowa Barnstormers clinched the #1 seed in the playoffs with a 54-21 win over the Cedar Rapids Titans. The win earned the team home field advantage during the postseason. Iowa did most of their damage on the ground against Cedar Rapids, rushing for over 163 yards as a team. Pacing the attack was RB Jamal Tyler (5'10, 185lbs, Pittsburgh
State). The first year rookie carried the ball 12 times for 79 yards and 2 TDs. The Barnstormers host the #4 seed Nebraska Danger on Friday night in the first round of the playoffs. The teams split their 2018 regular season series 1-1.

Honorable Mention: Verlon Reed (QB, Arizona Rattlers), Kezlow Smith (WR, GreenBay Blizzard), Damien Ford (WR, Sioux Falls Storm), Lyle McCombs (RB, Sioux Falls Storm)

FInal Score June 16 Sioux Falls Storm 2018Written by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The Sioux Falls Storm defeated the Green Bay Blizzard after a triple overtime battle at the Denny Sanford Premier Center on June 16th. The Storm moved to 11-3 after a 69-61 win.

The Blizzard would strike first with a 11-yard touchdown pass from Bryan Hicks to Jereme Jones to take an early 7-0 lead. The Storm would quickly tie it up after a 40-yard touchdown pass from Lorenzo Brown to Damian Ford. The Blizzard would go up 20-7 after scoring back to back touchdowns. The first touchdown was a six-yard rushing touchdown by B.J. Hill and then Bryan Hicks hit B.J. Hill for a eight-yard touchdown. The Storm would end the first quarter with a 18-yard touchdown pass from Lorenzo Brown to Damian Ford, cutting the Blizzard's lead to 20-14.

The second quarter was a back and forth bout with the Blizzard getting on the board first with a 14-yard touchdown reception by Kezlow Smith from Bryan Hicks, giving the Blizzard a 27-14 lead. The Storm answered with a two-yard rushing touchdown by Lyle McCombs, to bring the score to 27-21. The Blizzard would extend their lead to 34-21 after a 31-yard pass by Bryan Hicks to Kezlow Smith. The Storm would end the half with a 34-24 deficit after a 33-yard field goal by Miles Bergner.

Week 17 Sioux Falls Storm 2018 SeasonWritten by Kayley Shade, Director of Media Relations

The Sioux Falls Storm (10-3) hosts the Green Bay Blizzard (2-11) on Saturday, June 16th at 7:05pm in a week 17 battle.

This game is presented by Dakotaland Autoglass. The team's annual Salute to Military Night will host many activities in-and-around the game that honors local veterans and active duty members of the military. Military personnel (active or retired) receive a free ticket and can purchase unlimited $5 for friends and family at the Premier Center Box Office. Storm game worn jerseys will be raffled off and given away after the game to help support the Paralyzed Veterans of America North Central Chapter. In addition, the Storm will host a special Silent Auction of National Sports Memorabilia items and local gift donated by area businesses.

The Sioux Falls Storm look to extend a four game win streak this week against the Blizzard. Sioux Falls defeated the Iowa Barnstormers 51-49 last week. In that game, Storm quarterback Lorenzo Brown completed 16 out of his 28 passing attempts while throwing for 259 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions. Brown also had 32 rushing yards and three touchdowns. Wide Receivers Damien Ford had 165 yards with two touchdowns and Judd Harrold had 63 yards and one touchdown. Kicker Miles Bergner was perfect on the night, hitting one field goal and four extra points. Linebacker Dezmin Reed led the defense with 11 total tackles. Defensive back Trey Wafford had one forced fumble and one fumble recovery.

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