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Soul Tied For Second In Final Seconds

June 18th, 2018 by Leo | Comments Off on Soul Tied For Second In Final Seconds | Filed in Football, General, Soul, Sports

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The Philadelphia Soul (5-4) defeated the Albany Empire (5-4) at the Times Union Center with a score of 75-74 in front of 9,534 fans in the final 0.4 seconds of the game. This nail-biter put the Soul in a tie with the Empire for second place in the Arena Football League.

Soul rookie WR Aaron Wascha totaled seven touchdowns and 208 yards, recording the first 200-yard receiving game since Quentin Sims’ 205 yards against Tampa Bay in April of 2017. Although the Empire maintained a steady lead for most of the game, the Soul fought hard in the fourth quarter to get the win they needed after falling to the Washington Valor at home last week.

The game began in usual Arena Football fashion as the Empire and Soul exchanged touchdowns early in the first quarter, scored by the top two wide receivers in the league: Empire WR Malachi Jones and Soul WR Darius Prince. However, Albany picked up the pace as WR Collin Taylor recovered a Soul onside kick, leading to a five-yard touchdown by WR Joe Hills, giving Albany a 14-7 lead. In the ensuing Soul drive after receptions by WR Aaron Wascha and Prince, the Soul managed to tie up the score at 14 with another touchdown by Prince to conclude the first quarter.

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Soul put the hook in the Sharks 55-50, Advance to ArenaBowl XXIX

August 18th, 2016 by Leo | Comments Off on Soul put the hook in the Sharks 55-50, Advance to ArenaBowl XXIX | Filed in General, Soul, Sports

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ALLENTOWN–The Philadelphia Soul (14-3), (2-0) defeated the Jacksonville Sharks (8-9), (1-1) 55-50 in an absolute nail-biter to clinch their second ever American Conference Championship at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA on Sunday night. With this victory, the Soul move on to the ArenaBowl XXIX.

I could not be prouder of this group of guys,” said Soul head coach Clint Dolezel. “We worked hard for five months to get to this point, but we aren’t finished yet.  We had some sloppy plays that we need to clean up if we want to reach the championship title.”

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