Austin dispatches Copperheads

May 17, 2008 3:17:40 PM PDT
Austin quarterback Andy Hall completed 23 of 33 passes for 238 yards and six touchdown passes to lead the Austin Wranglers to a 61-17 victory over the Texas Copperheads on Friday night. Hall also rushed once for a 2-yard TD. For his efforts, Hall was recognized as the Schutt Offensive Player of the Game.

The Wranglers dominated the first half and led 41-3 at the break.

The Copperheads scored their only offensive TD at the 3:32 mark of the 3rd quarter. Rudy Carlton, playing in relief of starter Stephen Wasil, who threw 3 first-half interceptions, found Armar Watson with a 31-yard strike.

For the third consecutive week, Watson was recognized as the JLS Ironman of the game. Watson caught 3 passes for 59 yards, rushed once for 2 yards, accounted for one defensive tackle and returned six kickoffs for 150 yards.

Austin scored the game's final TD when Hall found former Copperhead Bryan Carroll with an 8-yard toss for his 6th TD pass of the evening.

The Copperheads return to the Berry Center on May 23 for a 7:30pm meeting with the Lubbock Renegades. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Copperheads' front office at 281-807-6000 or at www.ticketmaster.com. On game day, tickets are available at the Berry Center box office. For more information visit www.txcopperheads.com.


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