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WARRIORS ESCAPE FROM ANGELS

The Hal’s Angels put their foot down and nearly came away with a big win over the Pepsi Warriors, but a touchdown from running back Hosea Ware gave the Warriors the edge to beat the Angels at the Eagle’s field Saturday afternoon.

by GSPN

The Hal’s Angels put their foot down and nearly came away with a big win over the Pepsi Warriors, but a touchdown from running back Hosea Ware gave the Warriors the edge to beat the Angels 14-9 at the Eagle’s field Saturday afternoon.

The Angels took a second half lead 9-8 after quarterback Steve “SP” Phillips connected with receiver Jared Ada from 20 yards out in the 3rd quarter. The score would not only give the Angels the lead, but also have the Warriors trailing for the first time in the second half all season long.

The Warriors offense scored in the opening quarter after quarterback Danny Manibusan hit his favourite target in Jacob Torres for a 32-yard touchdown. The Angels defense prevented the Warriors from building on their earlier 8-3 lead, which set up the strong second half outing.

Hosea Ware celebrates after scoring late in the game to put the Warriors up 14 to 9 over the Angels.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Hosea Ware celebrates after scoring late in the game to put the Warriors up 14-9 over the Angels. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

With no time to spare, Warriors Hosea Ware gashed the Angels for a 15-yard game-winning touchdown run. The Warriors prevented the upstart Angels from getting into the end zone for the duration of the 4th quarter giving the Warriors a perfect (4-0) record as all the teams make their second round of facing off before the playoffs.

The Angels fall for just the second time this season (2-2), having both their losses at the hands of the Warriors. MFL action continues Sunday between the Cars Plus Rams (0-3) and the Island Eagles (1-2).

PHOTO GALLERY:

Hosea Ware of the Warriors shakes tackles left and right for a huge gain in the fourth quarter.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Hosea Ware of the Warriors shakes tackles left and right for a huge gain in the fourth quarter. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Chris Santos of the Angels grabs an interception on the 1 yard line.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Chris Santos of the Angels grabs an interception on the 1 yard line. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Jacob Torres of the Warriors comes up short and is unable to grab the pass.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Jacob Torres of the Warriors comes up short and is unable to grab the pass. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Valiant "VJ" Borja of the Warriors gets trapped by Angels on a short run play.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Valiant “VJ” Borja of the Warriors gets trapped by Angels on a short run play. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Hosea Ware doing what he does best, getting yards.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Hosea Ware doing what he does best, getting yards. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Steven "SP" Phillips of the Angels shows the Warriors some QB sneak action.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Steven “SP” Phillips of the Angels shows the Warriors some QB sneak action. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Anthony Nelson of the Angels barely misses an interception attempt for a pass intended for Paul Unger.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Anthony Nelson of the Angels barely misses an interception attempt for a pass intended for Paul Unger. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Dave "Double D" Delgado of the Warriors gets wrapped up on a charge through the middle.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Dave “Double D” Delgado of the Warriors gets wrapped up on a charge through the middle. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Marvin Manibusan of the Angels gets tripped up on a carry.  (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

Marvin Manibusan of the Angels gets tripped up on a carry. (photo by Kyle Twardowski)

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