Saturday, April 30, 2016

Women's Football: Stars put away Nevada with late touchdown run

Graphic courtesy of Micheal Burmy

FALLBROOK, CA (04/30/2016) Trailing 40-38 with the ball on the goal line, blockers led the way for quarterback Jane "Redd" Brinkman as she dove into the end zone for the game-winning touchdown.

A successful two-point conversion gave the North County Stars (2-1) a 46-40 lead with 26.1 seconds left to play, but an interception sealed the victory over the visiting Nevada Storm (0-3).

After overcoming a hard-fought battle that featured three lead changes in the fourth quarter, the Stars own a winning record for the first time in team history.

They could extend it next Saturday when the Bakersfield Bombers come to town looking for its first win in franchise history. The week one rematch is scheduled for a 3:00 p.m. kickoff at Calvin Christian High School in Escondido.

North County Stars 2016 Schedule
April 9at Bakersfield BombersWon, 26-0
April 16vs. Carson BobcatsLost, 18-32
April 23Bye
April 30vs. Nevada StormWon, 46-40
May 7vs. Bakersfield Bombers
May 14at Carson Bobcats
May 21at Sacramento Sirens
May 28at Pheonix Phantomz
June 4Bye
June 11vs. Pheonix Phantomz

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