Garcia leads Dragons past CrushJun 3, 2008 - 7:13 AM DENVER (Ticker) -- Aaron Garcia threw for 298 yards and seven touchdowns as the New York Dragons started out hot and finished strong with a 73-65 victory over the Colorado Crush on Monday night.
Garcia, who also had a rushing score, tossed four TD passes to Jason Willis and two to Kevin Swayne for the Dragons (7-6), who outscored the Crush, 21-7, in the first quarter and by eight points in the fourth.
Swayne caught two touchdown passes in the final period to snap a 52-52 tie and give New York a lead it would not relinquish. Garcia plunged in from 2 yards out to make it 73-59 with 4:05 left to effectively seal the win.
John Dutton threw for 340 yards and eight touchdowns with one interception for Colorado (4-9).
NEW YORK 73
COLORADO 65 FINAL
Dragons 73, Crush 65 FinalJun 3 1:18 AM
NEW YORK 52
COLORADO 52 END, 3RD QTR
Dragons 52, Crush 52 End of 3rdJun 3 1:03 AM
NEW YORK 38
COLORADO 31 HALFTIME
Dragons 38, Crush 31 HalfJun 2 11:49 PM
NEW YORK 21
COLORADO 7 END, 1ST QTR
Dragons 21, Crush 7 End of 1stJun 2 11:05 PM
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