Apollos reach 4-0 with win over Stallions in the snow
By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Orlando Apollos continue their winless streak to begin the AAF season. The Apollos won their fourth straight game on Saturday night, as they defeated the Salt Lake Stallions, 20-11, in the snowat Rice-Eccles Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah.
The Apollos are presently one of two undefeated teams in the league. Orlando, though, is the first to 4-0 on the season.
The Birmingham Iron is the other team, who has an undefeated record. The Iron will attempt to go to 4-0 on Sunday.
The Stallions fell to 1-3 on the season. They have the worst record in the Western Conference.
Apollos quarterback Garrett Gilbert went 22 of 32 for 244 yards. He also had a touchdown.
De’Veon Smith had 12 carries for 51 yards. Akeem Hunt had eight carries for 35 yards and a touchdown. D’Ernest Johnson had eight carries for 31 yards.
Charles Johnson had nine receptions for 105 yards. Rannell Hall had four receptions for 57 yards. Donteea Dye Jr. had a 20-yard touchdown reception.
Stallions quarterback Josh Woodrum went 16 of 22 for 161 yards.
Branden Oliver had 17 carries for 71 yards. Joel Bouagnon had eight carries for 30 yards and a touchdown.
Adonis Jennings had two receptions for 43 yards. Brian Tyms had four receptions for 32 yards. Kenny Bell had three receptions for 25 yards.
Orlando scored 14 points in the second half. Gilbert hit Dye Jr. for a 20-yard touchdown reception. D. Johnson hit Sean Price for a two-point conversion.
Hunt scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown.
Salt Lake scored eight points in the second half. Bouagnon scored on a 14-yard rushing touchdown. Woodrum hit Terrell Newby for a two-point conversion
The Apollos led 6-3 at halftime. Elliott Fry made a 43-yard field goal and a 42-yard field goal.
Stallions’ Taylor Bertolet made a 41-yard field goal.