Philyaw fuels Gladiators past DestroyersJun 22, 2008 - 5:39 AM CLEVELAND (Ticker) -- Raymond Philyaw tossed six touchdown passes as the Cleveland Gladiators gained a postseason berth with a 47-35 triumph over the Columbus Destroyers on Saturday night.
Philyaw completed 20-of-27 passes for 269 yards for Cleveland (9-7).
Randy Hymes, who was making his Arena Football debut, had four catches for 78 yards and three scores.
Matt Nagy completed 24-of-43 passes for 293 yards and three touchdowns while C.J. Johnson had 11 catches for 173 yards and a score for Columbus (3-13).
CLEVELAND 47 FINAL
Destroyers 35, Gladiators 47 FinalJun 21 9:47 PM
CLEVELAND 31 END, 3RD QTR
Destroyers 28, Gladiators 31 End of 3rdJun 21 9:24 PM
CLEVELAND 28 HALFTIME
Destroyers 21, Gladiators 28 HalfJun 21 8:35 PM
CLEVELAND 7 END, 1ST QTR
Destroyers 7, Gladiators 7 End of 1stJun 21 7:43 PM
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