By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The San Antonio Commanders are now on their first two-game win streak. The Commanders defeated the Arizona Hotshots, 29-25, on Sunday night at Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona.
The Commanders now have a 3-2 record. They are now tied with the San Diego Fleet with the best record in the Western Conference.
Besides defeating the Hotshots, San Antonio also defeated the Birmingham Iron last weekend.
The Fleet and Commanders split the season series.
The Hotshots have fallen to 2-3 on the season. They are on a three-game losing streak.
Arizona is now the third-best team in the Western Conference. Only the Salt Lake Stallions have a worse record at 1-4.
Commanders quarterback Logan Woodside went 21 of 27 for 290 yards. He also had two touchdowns and one interception.
Kenneth Farrow, II had 12 carries for 25 yards and a touchdown.
Mekale McKay had five receptions for 91 yards and a touchdown. Alonzo Moore had two receptions for 54 yards, while De’Marcus Ayers had four receptions for 50 yards. Farrow, II had a 43-yard reception. Stehly Reden had two receptions for 12 yards and a touchdown.
Hotshots quarterback John Wolford went 19 of 33 for 246 yards. He also had two touchdowns and three interceptions.
Tim Cook had 12 carries for 33 yards and a touchdown. Wolford had four carries for 30 yards. Justin Stockton had five carries for 29 yards.
Rashad Ross had five receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown. Marquis Bundy had three receptions for 49 yards. Freddie Martino had four receptions for 34 yards. Thomas Duarte had two receptions for 18 yards and a touchdown.
San Antonio scored three points in the second half. Nick Rose made a 21-yard field goal.
Arizona scored 25 points in the second half. Wolford hit Ross for a 45-yard touchdown reception. Wolford converted the two-point conversion.
Wolford hit Duarte for a four-yard touchdown reception. Wolford hit Ross for the two-point conversion.
Cook also scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Nick Folk made a 23-yard field goal.
The Commanders led 26-0 at halftime. Derron Smith had a 66-yard interception return for a touchdown. Woodside hit McKay for a 54-yard touchdown reception. Woodside converted the two-point conversion.
Farrow, II scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Woodside hit Reden for a five-yard touchdown reception.