1997 Results | Game Coverage

Storm 68, Piranhas 43

Drive Summary

July 12, 1997

With Analysis by Sam Wolfson

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
Anaheim 15:00 1st Quarter 13:07 1st Quarter 3 Plays 0 Yards Kaleo sacked by Barley, fumble recovered by Reed in endzone for safety.

Sam Sez: Great pressure by Bembery; Storm's first ever 2-0 lead.

Tampa Bay 13:07 1st Quarter 11:52 1st Quarter 1 Play 39 Yards Willis 39 yd TD pass to LaFrance (PAT good)

Sam Sez: The Storm is really firing on all cylinders tonight. If Anaheim isn't careful, they'll be out of the game by halftime.

Anaheim 11:52 1st Quarter 10:22 1st Quarter 3 Plays 5 Yards Kaleo pass intercepted by Perkins

Sam Sez: Perkins is still on a tear; the D is swarming right now.

Tampa Bay 10:22 1st Quarter 8:52 1st Quarter 2 Plays 3 Yards Willis sacked by Hernandez in endzone for safety

Sam Sez: This is crazy, 2 safeties in less than 7 minutes.

Anaheim 8:52 1st Quarter 7:20 1st Quarter 2 Plays -1 Yards Kaleo pass intercepted by Samuels

Sam Sez: Huge play by Samuels keeping momentum with Tampa Bay.

Tampa Bay 7:20 1st Quarter 3:11 1st Quarter 5 Plays 19 Yards Fall 36 yd FG

Sam Sez: Good kick by the hurting Rich Fall.

Anaheim 3:11 1st Quarter 0:35 1st Quarter 4 Plays -1 Yards Howfield 40 yd FG no good, wide right

Sam Sez: The defense has been dominating so far.

Tampa Bay 0:35 1st Quarter 14:34 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 45 Yards Willis 45 yd TD pass to Thomas (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Great move by Willis to take advantage of a free play.

Anaheim 14:34 2nd Quarter 12:57 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 34 Yards Williams 11 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Anaheim might not be quite as hapless as they looked in the first quarter.

Tampa Bay 12:57 2nd Quarter 7:16 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 32 Yards Fall 21 yd FG good

Sam Sez: Good drive bogs down inside the 10, but Fall still converts.

Anaheim 7:16 2nd Quarter 6:08 2nd Quarter 1 Play 35 Yards Kaleo 35 yd TD pass to Culver (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Anaheim has realy gotten back into the game quickly.

Tampa Bay 6:08 2nd Quarter 4:00 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 42 Yards Bowden 1 yd TD run (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: The pass to Walker was one of the wildest plays in memory.

Anaheim 4:00 2nd Quarter 3:09 2nd Quarter 0 Plays 57 Yards Mazion 57 yd kickoff return TD (PAt good)

Sam Sez: The kick coverage still is a major problem.

Tampa Bay 3:09 2nd Quarter 1:24 2nd Quarter 3 Plays 0 Yards Willis pass intercepted by Oliver

Sam Sez: The Storm is reeling right now.

Anaheim 1:24 2nd Quarter 0:31 2nd Quarter 4 Plays 5 Yards Howfield 41 yd FG no good, wide left

Sam Sez: That was a huge defensive stop for the Storm.

Tampa Bay 0:31 2nd Quarter 0:18 2nd Quarter 2 Plays 0 Yards Willis fumble recovered in endzone by Hernandez for TD (PAT no good)

Sam Sez: This was an awful break for the Storm. They played way too well to be losing at this point.

Tampa Bay 0:18 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter 4 Plays 45 Yards Willis 38 yd TD pass to Thomas (Barley 2 pt. run)

Sam Sez: UNBELIEVABLE! What a gutsy play on 4th down. Wow!

Tampa Bay 15:00 3rd Quarter 13:04 3rd Quarter 2 Plays 38 Yards Willis 25 yd TD pass to Walker (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Wayne Walker really looks good, he could be a great addition.

Anaheim 13:04 3rd Quarter 9:02 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 40 Yards Kaleo 18 yd TD pass to Culver (PAt good)

Sam Sez: The Storm really needs to guard its possession edge.

Tampa Bay 9:02 3rd Quarter 4:28 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 30 Yards Bowden 5 yd TD run (PAT no good)

Sam Sez: Great drive by the Storm, but the missed PAT could hurt.

Anaheim 4:28 3rd Quarter 2:10 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 8 Yards Wyatt recovers FG snap at Anaheim 2

Sam Sez: Wyatt just took the ball away from the holder. I've never seen that before!!

Tampa Bay 2:10 3rd Quarter 0:00 3rd Quarter 3 Plays 2 Yards Barley 2 yd TD run (2 pt. pass inc.)

Sam Sez: The Storm finally reaches the big 50 point mark this season.

Anaheim 15:00 4th Quarter 13:14 4th Quarter 3 Plays 8 Yards Brown fumble recovered by Bowden

Sam Sez: The defense has been awesome tonight.

Tampa Bay 13:14 4th Quarter 12:04 4th Quarter 1 Play 8 Yards Bowden 8 yd TD run (PAT good)

Sam Sez: This is by far the Storm's best game this season.

Anaheim 12:04 4th Quarter 11:07 4th Quarter 2 Plays 0 Yards Kaleo pass intercepted by Perkins, 13 yard return

Sam Sez: The defense has been amazing tonight!

Tampa Bay 11:07 4th Quarter 8:50 4th Quarter 2 Plays 1 Yard Bowden 1 yd TD run (PAT no good)

Sam Sez: The Storm is 1 point shy of tying the team scoring record.

Anaheim 8:50 4th Quarter 3:20 4th Quarter 7 Plays 45 Yards Kaleo 15 yd TD pass to Culver (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Now, the Storm will try to set some records.

Tampa Bay 3:20 4th Quarter 1:02 4th Quarter 4 Plays -2 Yard Fall 61 yd FG short

Sam Sez: The Storm tried a trick play, but the ball bounced away from LaFrance.

Anaheim 1:02 4th Quarter 0:36 4th Quarter 5 Plays 6 Yards Turnover on Downs

Sam Sez: One more try for 70.

Tampa Bay 0:36 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 1 Play 2 Yards END OF GAME

Sam Sez: Great victory for the Storm. The team really seems to be coming together.

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