With Shreveport playing very well of late, San Antonio had their hands full in their attempt to secure second place in the South Division. San Antonio wasted no time gaining control of the game. On their first possession, Mike Saunders ran the ball 4 times over 48 yards to set up David Archer’s TD pass to Billy Hess. Roman Anderson kicked the convert. Later in the quarter, Tony Burse carried the ball in from the 1-yard line to extend the Texans lead. Anderson’s second convert put San Antonio up 14 to 0 at the end of the first quarter. Anderson put one more point on the board for the Texans to open the second quarter. He missed a 38 yard field goal attempt but did score the single. Shreveport got on the board at 5:21 of the second quarter. Bjorn Nittmo blasted a 56 yard field goal through to get things started for the Pirates. Shreveport QB B.J. Tolliver carried the ball in from the 1-yard line to carry on the Pirates momentum. Nittmo kicked the convert. Scoring slowed down in the third quarter with both teams recording field goals. Anderson, for San Antonio, from 44 yards out and Nittmo, for Shreveport, from 36 yards. Anderson put his second field goal of the game through to open scoring in the fourth quarter. Down by 8 points, Curtis Mayfield’s 48 yard touchdown reception brought Shreveport back into the game. Nittmo’s convert left them down by 1. Not to be out done, the Texans fought to extend their lead once again. Mark Stock caught a 26 yard TD pass from Archer midway through the quarter. The convert attempt was good. Late in the game, the Texans managed to further extend their lead with a 37 yard TD pass from Archer to David Gamble. Anderson’s convert rounded out San Antonio’s scoring with 35 for the night. Shreveport fought back with a late TD. Tolliver threw a 30 yard TD pass to Norman Bradford for the major. Shreveport’s two-point convert attempt failed. The win leaves San Antonio in sole possession of second place going into the final game of the season against third place Birmingham.
|7:00 PM||Clear||27.7°C||NNE (170°) at 4 km/h||49%||101.44 kPa|
|8:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||23.9°C||NNE (330°) at 6 km/h||64%||101.56 kPa|
|9:00 PM||Clear||24.1°C||NNE (190°) at 1 km/h||62%||101.60 kPa|
|10:00 PM||Clear||22.0°C||NNE (320°) at 7 km/h||71%||101.69 kPa|
|11:00 PM||Breezy and Partly Cloudy||24.4°C||N (0°) at 30 km/h||48%||101.79 kPa|
Data from Dark Sky. Estimated conditions.