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Barnstormers Fall to Nighthawks

06/18/2016 11:15 PM -

Barnstormers Fall to Nighthawks
Iowa Barnstormers lose at home 73-54

DES MOINES - The Iowa Barnstormers (4-11) fell to the Wichita Falls Nighthawks (10-5) Saturday night at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Nighthawks top ranked offense was on fire from the beginning scoring on their opening drive, 6-0. After intercepting a pass from Barnstormer Quarterback Travis Partridge the Nighthawk offense scored through the air for the second time, 13-0. The Barnstormers got on the board when Partridge found receiver Brady Roland on a four-yard pass, 13-6.

The Barnstormers were unable to stop the high powered Nighthawk offense in the second quarter outscoring Iowa 17-7. The first score of the quarter came via Nighthawks’ kicker Rockne Belmonte hitting a 20-yard field goal, 22-6. Wichita found the end zone through the air on a 19-yard pass, 29-6. The Barnstormers score with just 12 seconds left in the quarter as Partridge bulldozed his way into the end zone from a yard out, 29-13. The Wichita offense was able to score in just 10 seconds ending the half, 36-13 Wichita.

The Barnstormers offense found their groove in the second half starting the third quarter with a 40-yard touchdown pass from Partridge to Roland for their second score of the game, 36-20. The Nighthawks were able to answer, 43-20. With just over three minutes remaining in the quarter the Barnstormers’ quarterback Travis Partridge scrambled into the end zone from one yard out, 46-33. The Nighthawks followed their touchdown up with a 42-yard field goal from Belmonte, 46-26.

The Barnstormers were the first to strike in the fourth quarter when Partridge found the end zone on the ground for the third time, 46-33. The Nighthawks quickly answered back, 53-33. The Barnstormers answered in a big way when Partridge connected with receiver Bryan Pray on a 39-yard touchdown, 53-40. The back and forth continued with Nighthawks quarterback McCullum finding the end zone on the ground from a yard away, 61-40.The Barnstormers were able to answer when Partridge found receiver Lucas Hefty, 61-47. Nighthawks’ receiver Jordan Jolly was able to scoop and score on a Barnstormers onside kick attempt, 68-47. The final Barnstormers score came with Partridge scored his eight touchdown of the game when he connected with Roland in the end zone, 68-54. The Nighthawks closed out the game with a field goal and forcing a safety. The Barnstormers fell at home, 73-54.

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