SportsLink

Shock will face Tampa Bay

Spokane will face Tampa Bay in ArenaBowl XXIII at 5 p.m. Friday at the Arena.

Tampa Bay, the third seed out of the American Conference, edged visiting Orlando 63-62 on Saturday night. The Storm (13-5) built a 35-21 halftime lead, then withstood a Predators' comeback. Orlando had a chance to win it in the closing seconds, but Carlos Martinez didn't connect on a long field-goal attempt. Tampa Bay's Brett Deitz had seven touchdown passes, three to Tyrone Timmons.

Find more details on Tampa Bay's wild win here and here.

Spokane (15-3) defeated Milwaukee 60-57 on Thursday to win the National Conference championship.

Spokane and Tampa Bay didn't play during the regular season.




You must be logged in to post comments. Please log in here or click the comment box below for options.

comments powered by Disqus
« Back to SportsLink

Jim Meehan
Jim Meehan's coverage areas include Gonzaga University men's basketball, Spokane Shock football, golf and volleyball. He also contributes to the SportsLink Blog.

Follow Jim online:


















Close

Sections


Profile

Close

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801