Grieb, Saintil help Sabercats down ForceJun 22, 2008 - 6:20 AM SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) -- Mark Grieb tossed nine touchdown passes as the San Jose Sabercats held off the Georgia Force, 68-62, on Saturday night.
Grieb found Cleannord Saintil on seven of those scores for the Sabercats (13-5), who outscored the Force, 13-6, in the fourth quarter after trailing by one after three periods.
Grieb, who was 27-for-36 for 354 yards, found Saintil for a 31-yard, go-ahead score with 5:35 left to provide the final margin. Saintil had 12 catches for 155 yards.
Chris Greisen went 23-for-33 for 390 yards with eight touchdowns and three interceptions for Georgia.
SAN JOSE 68 FINAL
Force 62, SaberCats 68 FinalJun 22 1:12 AM
SAN JOSE 55 END, 3RD QTR
Force 56, SaberCats 55 End of 3rdJun 22 12:35 AM
SAN JOSE 35 HALFTIME
Force 35, SaberCats 35 HalfJun 21 11:50 PM
SAN JOSE 14 END, 1ST QTR
Force 14, SaberCats 14 End of 1stJun 21 11:05 PM
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