The Rampage lost their first game of the regular season last weekend in Buffalo against the Nickel City Kings. The game was close throughout, with the Rampage leading 8-0 for most of the contest. The Kings scored late in the 3rd quarter to tie the game, and force the overtime. The Rampage turned the ball over on their third offensive drive in overtime, and the Kings capitalized with a score from 10 yards out to win the contest 14-8. The Rampage now sit at 4-1 in the NFA (4-2 overall), but still hold first place in the NFA Western Conference.
Offensively, QB Lamont Rhim went 12 of 23 for 187 yards. WR Brandon Renford caught 6 passes for 103 yards, and Nick Peterson added 3 catches for 48 yards. RB Tewaine Panell added 40 yards on the ground on 9 carries.
Defensive end Isaiah Johnson had three QB sacks, in addition to 7 tackles (5 solo) and 2 TFLs. LB Tom Covey finished with 13 tackles (8 solo), 1 TFL, and a forced fumble. LB Kyle Fiegel had 9 tackles (4 solo), and 3 TFLs, and LB Stacey Moss chipped in 8 tackles (2 solo). Defensive lineman Ray Barker added 8 tackles (2 solo), a TFL, a half a sack, and had a fumble recovery. Safety AJ Cleveland returned an interception 41 yards.
Lockport has a bye week, then they will head down to Jamestown on July 25th to take on the Jamestown Chiefs in their next contest.