Wichita Force Football - Game Recaps
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WICHITA, Kan. — The way Wichita Force QB Stephen Panasuk began the game Friday night at INTRUST Bank Arena certainly did not match up with his performance the remainder of the game. The Force (4-0) defeated the visiting Bloomington Edge(1-3) 51-48.
On Panasuk’s first throw of the game, he threw an interception right into the arms of Bloomington defensive back Dominique Patterson. Panasuk’s response the rest of the evening was a six touchdown performance, which propelled the Force to remain the only undefeated team in the CIF at 4-0. “Stephen’s just one of those guys that’s a coach on the field, he’s going to overcome whatever and nothing’s going to shake him. He’s going to do his thing and be that leader on offense that we need,” said Head Coach Paco Martinez after the victory.
WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Force (3-0) with a 54-45 win over the Chicago Eagles (0-3) at the UIC Pavilion on Friday night.
RB Quentin Benning and the Force offense started the contest with an undisturbed focus. Benning scored two consecutive rushing touchdowns in the first quarter to give the team a 14-0 lead out of the gate over the Eagles. WR Clarence Anderson came to life for the Force in the second quarter with a pair of touchdowns to assist the team to a 33-26 lead over the Eagles heading into the locker room.
WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Force (2-0) earned its second victory with a 59-28 over the Duke City Gladiators on Saturday at INTRUST Bank Arena. The Force’s offense came out with visible focus as the team scored the first three touchdowns of the game within the initial ten minutes of the game. Starting off with a five yard pass from QB Stephen Panasuk to RB Quentin Benning, the team continued to carry the hype throughout the quarter including a 12-yard rushing touchdown by WR Clarence Anderson and four yard pass from Panasuk to WR Brett Soft. Panasuk later connect with Anderson for a two yard touchdown pass to give the Force a 28-7 lead over the Gladiators.
WICHITA, Kan. — The Wichita Force (1-0) earned its first victory of the 2016 season with a 66-44 win over the Salina Liberty (0-1) on Saturday at the Bicentennial Center.
The Force showed signs of struggle on the offensive and defensive side of the ball in the first quarter and the Liberty capitalized on the team’s lack of rhythm. Liberty WR Jerell Kelley returned the kick for the first touchdown of the game followed by a one-yard run by RB Kelwin Burke Jr. to put the Liberty up 13-0 at the start of the game.