There are not any kickoffs or extra aspects in the Alliance of American Football. But there are game-winning field targets.
Donny Hageman’s 44-yard kick as time expired gave the San Diego Rapid a 27-25 home capture Saturday in opposition to the Salt Lake Stallions.
The kick capped off a wild sequence in which the Stallions scored twice in the final four minutes to erase a 13-point deficit. Rapid quarterback Mike Bercovici, remembered easiest for tossing a final-2nd Hail Mary landing whereas at Arizona Dispute in a miraculous comeback capture in opposition to USC, appeared poised below identical circumstances.
On the 2nd play of the final power, he linked with Dontez Ford for a Forty five-yard compose to position the Rapid in field plan vary. Two performs later, Hageman destroy up the uprights and ensured San Diego (3-2) will attain out of Week 5 tied for first situation in the Western Convention. Bercovici completed apt 22 of 43 passes however for 304 yards with a landing and interception.
Sooner than his and Hageman’s heroics, Rapid cornerback Kameron Kelly practically single-handedly did ample to ranking a capture. The local standout recorded an AAF-sage three interceptions. He returned the final one for a 22-yard landing, which gave the Rapid a 24-11 lead.
Salt Lake QB Josh Woodrum then led two scoring drives and linked with Kenny Bell on a two-point conversion with 51 seconds closing to give the Stallions a 25-24 lead. Woodrum completed 31 of forty eight for 380 yards and a landing, alongside with the three picks. De’Mornay Pierson-El had eight receptions for 130 yards.
Salt Lake (1-4) is in fourth situation at the midway point of the season.