Finland: Seinäjoki Crocodiles roll over the Kotka Eagles

Crocodiles RB Christian Powell scored 4 TDs in shutout take over Kotka Eagles Picture: Marko Tuominiemi

Within the closing weekend of play in Finland’s Maple League prior to the Midsummer fracture, the Seinäjoki Crocodiles saved coast with the league leaders with a easy 67-0 shut out take over the winless Kotka Eagles.

With the victory, Seinäjoki strikes true right into a tie for 2nd location within the standings with the Helsinki Wolverines, separated handiest by the components differential, whereas the Eagles suffered their fourth straight lopsided loss, and their 2nd shutout.

The Crocodiles had been explosive from the bounce, scoring their first 33 components within the first quarter, completely on story of of the efficiency of working again Christian Powell. He outdid his outdated week with 160 dashing yards, 22 receiving yards, three dashing touchdowns and a receiving landing. 

Seinäjoki quarterback Zachary Whitehead additionally had an unprecedented sport finishing 16 out of 20 passes for 230 yards and a whopping seven touchdowns, three of which went to huge receiver Joel Särkelä, who additionally had 101 receiving yards. Whitehead’s assorted 4 touchdowns went to Anttoni Lampivuo, Janne Sarkela, Santuu Salmi and the aforementioned Christian Powell.

As has been the case for lots of the season, the Eagles by no plot in level of actuality had a possibility as Seinäjoki’s protection was suffocating from provoke to fabricate. The massive stress was led by Last Probability U huge title and defensive form out Emmitt Gooden, who had six and a half of tackles. 

The assault from the Crocodiles was felt by Eagles’ quarterback Niko Hannula who had a troublesome exhibiting on the day. He handiest threw for twenty-four yards whole and was able to whole 4 of his 13 passes. Two of these incomplete passes ended up within the fingers of defensive backs, Aatu Tuokko and Saidou Jallow.

Each teams might be off for a midsummer fracture. The third location Crocodiles obtained’t play each different time until Friday July 1 towards the Porvoo Butchers. The ultimate location Eagles on the quite a lot of hand will salvage three weeks of rest until they play towards the Helsinki Wolverines on Saturday July 9.

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