Sunday, June 18, 2017
Reign Claims Regional Championship!
In a thrilling opening round contest of the Women's Football Alliance Division 3 Playoffs, Thee Toledo Reign emerged victorious over the Maine Mayhem 22-7! The Reign rushing attack was in full force tonight, gaining 259 total yards on the ground. Veteran running back #25 Brianna "Bugg" Patman's outstanding performance led the way, gaining 164 yards on 24 carries and 2 touchdowns. Defensively, the Reign stifled the Mayhem offense causing an impressive 6 turnovers (4 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries). #57 Marabeth Lewis returned one of these interceptions back 54 yards inside the Mayhem 5 yard line, while also recording 10 tackles.
With the victory, the Reign claim the 2017 WFA Division 3 Northeast Region Championship! The Reign moves on to host the Orlando Anarchy at home on July 8th in the second round of the WFA Division 3 Playoffs, with the winner representing the National Conference in the WFA Division 3 Championship!