Dietz, Storm breeze by PredatorsJun 8, 2008 - 6:20 AM TAMPA, Florida (Ticker) -- Brett Dietz tossed eight touchdown passes as the Tampa Bay Storm defeated the Orlando Predators, 71-61, on Saturday.
Dietz passed for 298 yards with one interception and Hank Edwards hauled in nine receptions for 131 yards and four scores for the Storm (7-7), who forced three turnovers.
Tyrone Timmons made three touchdown catches, including a seven-yard score that gave Tampa Bay a 71-53 advantage with 5:11 remaining to seal the win.
Shane Stafford passed for 362 yards and eight scores with one interception and Levon Thomas caught three touchdown passes for the Predators (8-7), who have lost three contest in a row.
TAMPA BAY 71 FINAL
Predators 61, Storm 71 FinalJun 7 10:28 PM
TAMPA BAY 57 END, 3RD QTR
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TAMPA BAY 42 HALFTIME
Predators 32, Storm 42 HalfJun 7 8:53 PM
TAMPA BAY 21 END, 1ST QTR
Predators 12, Storm 21 End of 1stJun 7 8:07 PM
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