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Despite Solid Performance by Hinds, Force Fall to Duke City Gladiators

The Wichita Force returned to INTRUST Bank Arena on Cinco de Mayo to take on the Duke City Gladiators. Following the tough loss in Amarillo, the Force was excited to get back in front of the home crowd and execute the usual hard hitting and high scoring action on the home turf.

The Force were able to take the early lead with a Luke Pray field goal, giving the Force an early 3-0 lead over the Gladiators. Following the opening drive, the Wichita Force was supported by a solid night from the veteran quarterback Rocky Hinds. Hinds threw for 221 yards over the course of the game and finished the evening with 4 touchdowns. The aerial attack was accompanied by a solid performance by Marcus Carter of the defense. Carter led the defensive charge with 9 total tackles against Duke City. Even with solid performances on both sides of the ball, the Wichita Force would find themselves falling to the Duke City Gladiators 58-40.

The Wichita Force will head up to Iowa to face Quad City on May 12, 2018. In playoff contention, the Wichita Force are seeking the crucial win over the Quad City Steamwheelers while on the road this week. Make sure to tune in and stream this week's game and support the Force. GO FORCE!