Gladiators,Orlando match result PDF 

Orlando (5-7) recovered from a 21-point first quarter deficit to turn the game into a back-and-forth affair. John Dutton’s 9-yard touchdown pass to Chris Johnson in overtime gave Cleveland (6-7) the 77-70 victory over Orlando.

Dutton outdueled Predators QB Nick Hill in an aerial battle for the record books.  Dutton’s 36 completions, 53 attempts, 411 passing yards, and 10 touchdowns are all high marks for the entire Arena Football League this season.  Hill countered by completing 21 of 35 passes for 291 yards and seven touchdowns.
 
At 5-7, the Predators are out of the American Conference playoff picture for now, but remain just half a game behind the final spot and the Alabama Vipers (6-6) ahead of their match-up next week in Orlando.

 

Score by Quarters                 1          2          3          4          OT      Final
Cleveland Gladiators              21        14        14        21        7          77
Orlando Predators                   0        28        21        21        0          70 

LEADERS: 
PASSING: HILL (ORL) 21-35-1-291; DUTTON (CLE) 36-53-2-411
RECEIVING: SIPPIO (ORL) 9-147-5; HOLMES (CLE) 12-199-5
 
Players of the Game:
 
Offensive: John Dutton (CLE)
Defensive: Kenny McEntyre (ORL)
Ironman: Marlon Moye-Moore (ORL)
Catch: Bobby Sippio (ORL) – One-handed TD in the 4th quarter
Playmaker: Brent Holmes (CLE)
Highlight: Kenny McEntyre (ORL) – INT for touchdown to tie the game in the 4th quarter