Dietz tosses six touchdowns as Storm defeat GladiatorsMay 24, 2008 - 3:15 AM TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- Brett Dietz threw six touchdowns as the Tampa Bay Storm posted a 58-48 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators on Friday.
Dietz completed 28-of-43 attempts for 297 yards and Tyrone Timmons grabbed seven passes for 69 yards and three scores for Tampa Bay (6-6), which has won three straight games.
With the game tied at 41-41 late in the fourth quarter, Torrance Marshall ran for a two-yard touchdown with 6:43 left to put the Storm up by seven. Timmons then caught an eight-yard score from Dietz with 4:21 remaining to give the home team a 55-41 advantage.
Raymond Philyaw went 21-of-27 for 206 yards and three touchdowns for Cleveland (7-5), which saw its three-game winning streak come to an end.
TAMPA BAY 58 FINAL
Gladiators 48, Storm 58 FinalMay 23 10:20 PM
ARENA CLEVELAND 41
TAMPA BAY 41 END, 3RD QTR
Gladiators 41, Storm 41 End of 3rdMay 23 9:59 PM
TAMPA BAY 34 END, 3RD QTR
Gladiators 33, Storm 34 End of 3rdMay 23 9:28 PM
ARENA CLEVELAND 26
TAMPA BAY 28 HALFTIME
Gladiators 26, Storm 28 HalfMay 23 8:49 PM
TAMPA BAY 21 HALFTIME
Gladiators 26, Storm 21 HalfMay 23 8:43 PM
TAMPA BAY 14 END, 1ST QTR
Gladiators 19, Storm 14 End of 1stMay 23 8:08 PM
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