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Barnstormers Fall to the Bucks in Second Matchup of the Season

June 12, 2021 - Indoor Football League (IFL) - Iowa Barnstormers News Release

Iowa Barnstormers (3-2) fell to the Bismarck Bucks (4-3) in Bismarck, ND 22-53 on June 12.

Barnstormers returned to start the game. The Bucks came to play with a chip on their shoulder from losing to the Barnstormers in their first matchup of the year. The Bucks got out to a fast start by scoring 20 unanswered points in the first quarter.

The Barnstormers started up in the second quarter with a touchdown pass from QB Daquan Neal to WR Connor Hollenbeck to put the Barnstormers on the board, 7-20 with 11:54 left in the first quarter. RB Evan Owens rushes into the end zone for a Barnstormers touchdown. The two-point conversion play executed by Daquan Neal was good, to put the Barnstormers at 15-20 with 3:08 left in the second quarter.

The Barnstormers remained scoreless in the third quarter. With a late quarterback switch in the fourth quarter, QB Vincent Espinoza finds WR Kentrez Bell in the end zone for a Barnstormers touchdown. The PAT by Kicker Nathan Criswell is good. Barnstormers still trailed 22-53 with under a minute left in the game. The Bucks combined offense and defense proved to be too much for the Barnstormers. Barnstormers garner their second loss of the season and fall to the Bismarck Bucks 22-53.

The Barnstormers are at home next week for military night, June 19, 2021, at the Wells Fargo Arena to face the Sioux Falls Storm. Kick-off is scheduled for 7:05 CST.

Tickets are free to the military and their families next weekend. Season Tickets are still on sale for the 2021 Iowa Barnstormers season. Fans can select the same great seat for every remaining home game. Do not miss a minute of the action! Call 515-633-2255 for more information.

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