Smoker's late score leads Rattlers by RampageMay 25, 2008 - 5:52 AM PHOENIX (Ticker) -- Chris Robinson rushed for three touchdowns and Jeff Smoker ran in the game-winner as the Arizona Rattlers held on for a 52-48 victory over the Grand Rapids Rampage on Saturday night.
Smoker's 29-yard TD toss to Trandon Harvey tied the game at 42-42 with 13:28 remaining in the fourth quarter, and kicker Eric Houle added a 25-yarder field goal to give Arizona (5-6) took a three-point lead.
Grand Rapids (3-8) regained the lead when James MacPherson and Josh Sewell hooked up for a 34-yard score to make it 48-45 with 6:07 left.
But Smoker's 1-yard scamper sealed the win with just 35 seconds remaining. A former Michigan State product, Smoker completed 23-of-37 passes for 272 yards and two scores in his second game since returning to the starting lineup.
MacPherson went 13-of-26 for 270 yards and six scores.
GRAND RAPIDS 48
ARIZONA 52 FINAL
Rampage 48, Rattlers 52 FinalMay 25 12:59 AM
GRAND RAPIDS 42
ARIZONA 35 END, 3RD QTR
Rampage 42, Rattlers 35 End of 3rdMay 25 12:05 AM
GRAND RAPIDS 28
ARIZONA 35 HALFTIME
Rampage 28, Rattlers 35 HalfMay 24 11:22 PM
GRAND RAPIDS 7
ARIZONA 14 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR
Rampage 7, Rattlers 14 End of 1stMay 24 10:48 PM
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