by Amanda

SAN DIEGO – APRIL 22, 2019– The San Diego Strike Force (1-7) fell to the Arizona Rattlers (7-0) by a final score of 52-14 on Monday night at Pechanga Arena San Diego.

Strike Force quarterback Jihad Vercher went 15-30 for 127 yards in the air and one touchdown.

San Diego wide receiver Marques Rodgers had eight rushing yards on three carries and one touchdown.

Rodgers also caught eight passes for 74 yards. Wide receiver Victor Dean Jr. caught a 10-yard touchdown pass in the game.

Arizona quarterback Jeff Ziemba went 11-20 for 152 yards and one touchdown. Backup quarterback Caleb Holbrook went 3-4 for 44 yards and one touchdown.

Rattlers running back Roland Genesy Jr. had 75 yards on 12 rushes and three touchdowns. Holbrook also had one rushing touchdown in the game.

Arizona wide receiver Jarrod Harrington caught seven passes for 95 yards and one touchdown. Wide receiver Sheldon Augustine reeled in two passes for 45 yards and one touchdown.

The Strike Force will come off of their week 10 bye to face the Sugar Skulls in Tucson on Saturday, May 4 at 6 p.m. PT.