NOLA Gold Get Second Win Over Utah
Strong Defense Propels Gold to 28-19 Win (Photo: Craig Boudreaux)
(New Orleans, La) – The top ranked New Orleans Gold won their second match this season against the Utah Warriors today with a final score of 28-19. The Gold maintain their first place hold on the league with a record of 8-2 and 43 points on the board. Utah drops to 1-7-1 and 10 total points.
The Warriors have been plagued with slow starts this season marked by the majority of points being scored against the team within the first twenty minutes of the match. The Gold continued this trend by scoring 14 points in the first 22 minutes. Scoring for the Warriors including Johnny Aka 39′, Joshua Whippy 50′, and Lance Williams 65′. Tim O’Malley was 2 of 3 on conversions.
The Warriors next match is April 20 th at Rugby United New York and will be featured on CBS-Sports Network at 5:30 pm MST. The next home match will be Saturday, April 27th at Zions Bank Stadium versus the Austin Elite starting at 6:00 pm MST and will also be featured on CBS-Sports Network.
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