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Firecats News

2007-05-07

Florida Firecats 56, Albany Conquest 51

ALBANY, NY - Chris Wallace completed 18 of 24 passes for 262 yards and seven touchdowns and Magic Benton had seven catches for 102 yards and three touchdowns, as the Florida Firecats held on for a 56-51 victory over the Albany Conquest Saturday at Times Union Center.

Brent Burnside and Chris McKinney each had two touchdown catches for the Firecats, who snapped a two-game losing streak. Chris Morant rushed 11 times for 42 yards for Florida, which scored 40 points or more for the 21st time in 23 games.

Ryan Hart completed 29 of 46 passes for 292 yards and six touchdowns for the Conquest, who fell to 2-3 with their first loss in three games.

Bakari Brown had 20 catches for 217 yards and five touchdowns for Albany, which had 34:10 time of possession in the game. Brown also had a 57-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third quarter.

The Conquest begin a two-game road trip Friday, May 11, when they play the Manchester Wolves at 7 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Arena.

U.S. Army Ironman of the Game: Brent Burnside, Florida
Schutt Offensive Player of the Game: Bakari Brown
Cutters Catch of the Game: Bakari Brown
ADT Defensive Player of the Game: Alfred Peterson