The Rampage will be taking on the Southern Tier Diesel in the first round of the 2015 NFA Playoffs tomorrow. The Rampage enter into the contest as the number 1 seed in the West Conference with a 10-0 NFA record (10-1 overall), and the Diesel clinched the fourth and final spot in the playoffs with a 4-6 record. The Rampage have defeated the Diesel in both of their previous meetings this season. Come on out to Exchange Field and cheer on the Rampage under the lights as they take on the Diesel!
Lockport held on to win a close game against the Five Lakes Hawks to close out their regular season. The Rampage defense gave up one long scoring drive early in the game, but they had an answer for the Hawks offense for the remainder of the game to finish with a 14-8 victory. Leading the defense was SS Dewayne Reddick, who racked up 17 tackles (10 solo), a QB sack, 2 TFLs, and 1 pass defense. Kyle Fiegle added 11 tackles from the OLB position (6 solo), a QB sack, and 2 TFLs as well. LB Tom Covey and DT Eric Blount both finished with 10 tackles (Blount also recorded a QB sack). Defensive ends Al Scot and Isaiah Johnson both chipped in 7 tackles. Scott also finished with 1.5 sacks, which included a forced fumble and recovery late in the game to help seal the victory.
Offensively, Tewaine Panell lead the running game with 31 yards on 6 carries, and WR Darrel Keith added 31 yards on 3 catches through the air. Willie Fair punched in a TD from short yardage to give the Rampage the go-ahead touchdown. Returner Jeremy Brown scored Lockport’s first points early in the game on a 62 yard punt return TD.
The Rampage improve to 9-1 overall (9-0 in NFA) as they gear up for the NFA playoffs.
Tomorrow the Rampage will be taking on the Five Lakes Hawks in Lockport. The game will be played at Emmit Belknap Middle School. Kickoff is set for 5pm. The Rampage sit at 8-0 (8-1 overall) in the NFA and the Hawks are currently at 6-2. Both teams are headed for the playoffs, but this game will have implications for playoff seeding and may be a preview of a future playoff match up. Come out and support the Rampage as they take on the Hawks!
The Lockport Rampage routed the Hamburg Hornets by a score of 43-6 during their WNY Challenger Sports Charity Game last weekend. The Rampage offense racked up nearly 400 yards and the defense held the Hornets to only 20 yards total. And the Rampage raised $573 for WNY Challenger Sports, an organization that provides the opportunity for individuals with special needs the chance to play team sports.
The Lockport ground game lead the way with 237 yards rushing altogether. Tewaine Panell had 5 carries for 107 yards and a TD, including a 67 yard run in the 3rd quarter. Derrick Adams had another 5 carries for 38 yards, and from the QB position Will Fair had a 66 yard TD run. Through the air, QB Lamont Rhim was 10 of 15 for 137 yards and 3 touchdowns. Chris Montgomery had 3 catches for 32 yards, and Will Fair, Darrel Keith, and Kodell Jones all had TD receptions.
The Hornets were unable to gain a single first down throughout the contest, and they did not complete a single pass through the air. The defensive line lead the way: DE Al Scott had 1 TFL, a QB hit, and a fumble recovery; DT Cedric Peterson had 3 tackles (2 solo), 1 QB sack, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery; DT Eric Blount had 2 tackles and a TFL; DE Isaiah Johnson had 3 tackles, and a TFL; and DT Damien Darrell added 3 tackles.
Tomorrow the Lockport Rampage will be taking on the Hamburg Hornets under the lights at exchange field (7pm kickoff). Proceeds from the game will go to Western New York Challenger Sports, an organization that provides individuals that are physically or mentally challenged with the opportunity to play team sports. If you want to learn more about the great work being done by WNY Challenger Sports, or if you want to donate to their organization, click here.
Last weekend the Rampage came out on top against the Southern Tier Diesel at Bradner Stadium in Olean NY, winning by a score of 38-7. Lockport’s offense racked up nearly 400 yards. QB Lamont Rhim ended the day going 14 of 20 (70% completion) for 287 yards and 4 TDs. His leading target was WR Darrell Keith, who had 6 catches for 179 yards (29.83 yards per catch), and 4 TDs. Reggie Searight added 3 catches for 50 yards, and Chris Montgomery had 3 catches for 35 yards. On the ground, the running back stable combined for 100 yards on the day. Tewaine Panell had 7 carries for 49 yards, Derrick Adams had 4 carries for 26 yards, and Ty Griffin had 4 carries for 19 yards, with all backs averaging over 4.5 yards per carry.
The defense gave up the lone score with under a minute remaining in the fourth quarter. As a two-way player, Chris Montgomery racked up 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, and 2 pass deflections from the defensive end position. The Lockport linebackers had an active day as well. LB Kyle Fiegel had 9 tackles (4 solo) and 1 TFL. LB Stacy Moss added 6 tackles (all solo) and 2 TFLs. LB Tom Covey had 9 tackles (5 solo), and 2 QB hits. Covey also blocked a punt that was returned 25 yards for a TD by LB Laron Pritchard. In the secondary, Safety AJ Cleveland also picked off a long pass near the goal line, his third pick of the season, and Dewayne Reddick chipped in 6 tackles (2 solo). Along the defensive front, DT Eric Blount lead the way with 7 tackles. Safety Devon Parret was also a force, both on defense and special teams. He had 4 tackles (1 solo), and a TFL. He also forced a fumble as a member of the kicking team, which was recovered and returned 20 yards by Michael “Teezy” Cole.
Next up the Rampage play the Hamburg Hornets at home under the lights.