Salina, KS

Now: 78 °

Currently: Cloudy

Hi: 78 ° | Lo: 62 °

Liberty Pound Force

Pat StrathmanApril 21, 2019

The Salina Liberty clawed back to .500 with a 50-22 victory over the Wichita Force at the Tony’s Pizza Events Center. Salina relied on its best defensive effort to improve to 2-2, a half-game back of Omaha for the top spot in the Northern Division of Champions Indoor Football.

After a low-scoring first half, Salina saw its 21-13 advantage get trimmed to two following a 10-yard touchdown pass by Joe Hubener with 9:34 remaining in the third. The Liberty defense became a brick wall, holding the Force to just three points the rest of the way.

Tailback Tracy Brooks reeled in a three-yard touchdown pass from Andrew Jackson to extend the advantage to 27-19. Following the next possession by the Force, Jackson hooked up with receiver Rashad Pargo for a 24-yard touchdown, allowing the Liberty to cruise to the end.

Brooks, the CIF’s leader in rushing touchdowns and rushing yards, finished with 110 yards on 20 carries and also had three catches for 41 yards with four combined TD’s. Jackson threw four touchdown passes, two to Pargo.

Salina heads to Iowa next week to face Sioux City. The Liberty defeated the Bandits 65-45 in Salina on March 30.

Copyright © Rocking M Media, 2019. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Rocking M Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :

COMMENTS

RELATED POSTS

Deadly Venom End Liberty Streak

May 12, 2019 11:50 pm

Liberty Rally to Edge Gladiators

May 5, 2019 11:51 pm

Liberty Sign Kendrick Harper

April 25, 2019 9:48 pm

Texas Revolution Edge Liberty

April 7, 2019 9:11 pm

STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Sky View of Flood Waters
May 24, 2019Comments
2 Truck Burglaries
May 24, 2019Comments
Boy Robbed at Gunpoint
May 24, 2019Comments
Thief Caught on Camera
May 24, 2019Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets
© 2007 - 2019 - EEO  - KDJM  - KABI  - KSAL-AM  - KSAL-FM  - KVOB  - KYEZ  - KZUH