FIRE GETS FIRST ROAD WIN: The Fire defeated Tennessee Valley 62-56 on Saturday night to improve to 4-4. The Fire jumped out to a 35-17 lead in the first half and was able to hold off the Vipers in the second half to secure the win. Offensive specialist Rob Mager continued his stellar play catching 12 passes for 123 yards and five touchdowns. Lance Taylor put on yet another iron man performance catching seven passes for 104 yards and three touchdowns on offense. Taylor also returned four kicks for 90 yards, recovered an onside kick and had five tackles and a fumble recovery on defense. Wide receiver/defensive back Nate Green returned an interception for a touchdown, which proved to be the difference.
MAGER ON RECORD BREAKING PACE: Rob Mager had another outstanding game on Saturday night and continued his record setting pace. Mager has now amassed 1,014 yards receiving, 25 touchdowns and 82 receptions. If Mager continues this pace he will set Fire records in all three categories this season.
FIRE BACK HOME: After playing three of four games in May on the road the Fire will return home for two weeks. This Saturday the Fire will take on the East Division leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers at 7:00 P.M. The Fire fell to the Pioneers to open the season 45-37.
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