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Gladiators win, Mustangs drop opener

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Monday, June 8, 2009

The Rock County Gladiators rolled to a 48-18 victory over visiting Shorewood on Saturday for their second straight Ironman Football League victory.


Gladiatorsí quarterback Dan Roberts completed 11 of 19 passes for 162 yards and three touchdowns.


Roberts also ran for two scores, gaining a 79 yards on 11 carries.


Marchez Range returned the opening kickoff 85 yards to spark the Gladiatorsí rout. Rock County held a 33-0 lead after three quarters.


The Gladiators (2-0, 4-0) will host the Milwaukee Mauraders at 7 p.m. Saturday in Clinton.


ROCK COUNTY 48, SHOREWOOD 18

Shorewood 0 0 0 18ó18


Rock County 13 14 6 15ó48


Scoring summary: RCóMarchez Range, 85 kickoff return (pass failed). RCóJermar Ayers, 25 pass from Dan Roberts (Derek Wickham kick). RCóRoberts 4 run (Wickham kick) RCóRange, 12 pass from Roberts (Wickham kick). RCóNick Hammon, 1 run (kick failed), RCóRoberts, 1 run (Nate Wallman pass from Roberts); RCóCody Martalock, 35 pass from Roberts (Wickham kick).


Statistics: Rushing RC 32-239, PassesóRC 19-11-1. Yards passingóRC 162. Leading rushersóTyler Hoeck, 8 for 68; Roberts, 11 for 79. ReceivingóMarchez Range; 2 for 49; Jermar Ayers, 4 for 39.


Mustangs lose GFL opener

At Kenosha, a late touchdown spoiled the season debut for the Rockport Mustangs on Friday night in eight-man football.


The Racine Heat scored with less than 10 minutes to play en route to an 8-6 win over the Mustangs in a Gridiron Football League thriller at Ameche Field.


Rockport scored first on Sam Parkerís 65-yard touchdown pass to Dave Harper.


The Mustang defense finished with seven sacks and three forced fumbles, including four sacks and a fumble recovery by Floyd Hodges.


Rockport is back on the road Friday night against the Oak Creek Renegades. Kickoff for that game is slated for 7 p.m.


Last updated: 10:45 am Thursday, December 13, 2012


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