Rush stomp Desperados, clinch conference's No. 1 seedJun 23, 2008 - 12:14 AM ROSEMONT, Illinois (Ticker) -- Russ Michna accounted for six total touchdowns Sunday, leading the Chicago Rush to a 75-63 victory over the Dallas Desperados.
Michna went 16-of-23 for 181 yards with four passing scores while also running for two more TDs for the Rush (11-5), who clinched the top overall seed in the American Conference with the win along with a first-round bye.
Donovan Morgan finished with nine catches for 123 yards and three touchdowns for Chicago.
Clint Dolezel completed 17-of-21 passes for 165 yards and four TD passes while Marcus Nash caught 10 passes for 114 yards and three touchdowns for the Desperados (12-4), who secured the No. 3 seed in the National Conference and will host a playoff game against the New York Dragons on Friday.
- DALLAS: 63
Jun 22 6:45 PM
CHICAGO 75 FINAL
Vigilantes 63, Rush 75 FinalJun 22 6:45 PM
CHICAGO 48 END, 3RD QTR
Vigilantes 35, Rush 48 End of 3rdJun 22 5:59 PM
CHICAGO 35 HALFTIME
Vigilantes 35, Rush 35 HalfJun 22 5:18 PM
- DALLAS: 14
End of 1st
Jun 22 4:33 PM
CHICAGO 21 END, 1ST QTR
Vigilantes 14, Rush 21 End of 1stJun 22 4:33 PM
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