1997 Results | Game Coverage

Storm 27, Cityhawks 9

Drive Summary

June 21, 1997

With Analysis by Sam Wolfson

Team Drive Started Drive Ended Plays Yards Result
New York 15:00 1st Quarter 10:46 1st Quarter 6 Plays 12 Yards Geary 48 yd FG short

Sam Sez: The Storm needed to establish itself early, and did just that.

Tampa Bay 10:46 1st Quarter 6:20 1st Quarter 7 Plays 36 Yards Willis pass intercepted by Gayles

Sam Sez: The Storm blew a golden opportunity to take an early lead.

New York 6:20 1st Quarter 4:40 1st Quarter 1 Play 22 Yards Perez 14 yd TD pass to Coger (PAT no good)

Sam Sez: The Storm really didn't want to fall behind again; but the game is still young.

Tampa Bay 4:40 1st Quarter 3:26 1st Quarter 1 Play 40 Yards Willis 40 yd TD pass to Samuels (PAT good)

Sam Sez: This could be the type of play that turns the team around.

New York 3:26 1st Quarter 14:55 2nd Quarter 4 Plays -6 Yards Geary 45 yd FG good

Sam Sez: The Storm's defense has looked very strong so far.

Tampa Bay 14:55 2nd Quarter 10:58 2nd Quarter 5 Plays 40 Yards Willis 13 yd TD pass to Thomas (PAT good)

Sam Sez: With the exception of the interception, the offense seems to be on track, and it's great to see Stevie get involved.

New York 10:58 2nd Quarter 5:22 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 35 Yards Geary 24 yd FG wide left

Sam Sez: Great defensive stand by the Storm.

Tampa Bay 5:22 2nd Quarter 0:52 2nd Quarter 8 Plays 31 Yards Fall 32 yd FG wide right

Sam Sez: A promising Storm drive fizzled out.

New York 0:52 2nd Quarter 0:29 2nd Quarter 4 Plays -3 Yards Geary 63 yd FG short

Sam Sez: Great pressure by Storm DL almost yields a safety.

Tampa Bay 0:29 2nd Quarter 0:00 2nd Quarter 5 Plays 16 Yards Fall 36 yd FG good

Sam Sez: Storm takes a much-deserved 8 point lead into the lokcer room; no offensive records are in any danger tonight.

Tampa Bay 15:00 3rd Quarter 12:33 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 7 Yards Fall 53 yd FG wide right

Sam Sez: Storm loses its posession edge.

New York 12:33 3rd Quarter 10:09 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 3 Yards Geary 60 yd FG short

Sam Sez: Good defense again, and a great time to finally get a good kick return.

Tampa Bay 10:09 3rd Quarter 7:31 3rd Quarter 4 Plays 7 Yards Turnover on downs

Sam Sez: Storm is looking too deep too much, and it's costing them.

New York 7:31 3rd Quarter 4:39 3rd Quarter 5 Plays 18 Yards Turnover on downs

Sam Sez: Bad play be Perez on 4th down, you can't just throw it away.

Tampa Bay 4:39 3rd Quarter 0:54 3rd Quarter 6 Plays 15 Yards Fall 40 yd FG good

Sam Sez: Rich Fall has been a great addition to the team.

New York 0:54 3rd Quarter 10:43 4th Quarter 7 Plays 35 Yards Perez pass intercepted by Perkins

Sam Sez: This is the kind of clutch defense the Storm has lacked this season; Probably the wrong call not to kick on 4th down by Kuharich.

Tampa Bay 10:43 4th Quarter 3:23 4th Quarter 8 Plays 47 Yards Willis 7 yd TD pass to LaFrance (PAT good)

Sam Sez: Great time-devouring drive for the Storm to give them a commanding lead.

New York 3:23 4th Quarter 0:43 4th Quarter 7 Plays 33 Yards Perez fumble recovered by Lawrence Samuels

Sam Sez: Nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah nah, HEY HEY HEY, goodbye!!

Tampa Bay 0:43 4th Quarter 0:00 4th Quarter 1 Plays -3 Yards END OF GAME

Sam Sez: It feels great to get back in the win column!

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