Ice Break Through Fever 42-38
Fort Collins, CO –
The Colorado Ice get th
e win against conference rival the Tri-Cities Fever with a rushing touchdown by James “JJ” Jones (8) putting the Ice up 42 – 38. The Ice defense started off a little rusty in the first quarter and turned it up in the fourth stopping the Fever with the final seconds ticking off the game clock..
The Colorado Ice take the win breaking a four game losing streak to the Fever. Willie Copeland (13) quarterback for the Ice threw for 118 yards, completing 10 of 22 with four passing touchdowns. Rookie wide receiver Justin Helwege (88) had an outstanding night with two touchdowns from four receptions for 25 yards. Kyle Kaiser (3) was at the end of a long throw from Copeland for a 41 yard touchdown reception. James “JJ” Jones (8) had two touchdowns, one receiving for 11 yards and a rushing touchdown for two yards putting the Ice ahead of the Fever for the final seconds of the game. Jones rushed for 67 yards on 17 carries.
Defensively the Ice had a rough time to start out and made it up throughout the game with two interceptions by Rico McCoy (5) and Chris Bradwell (93). Defensive lineman Marquis George (51) had a fumble recovery for a touchdown and one sack with three assists on sacks. Jovan Jackson (24) led the Ice with six tackles and two assists.
Marquis George (51) is the Runza Player of the game. Have lunch with George at Runza of Loveland this coming Tuesday from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.
The Ice are on the road next going to Nebraska and the black field of the Danger. You can watch and listen to the Ice game by going to the Ice website and clicking on KFKA 1310 or America One. The game is Saturday, March 9th
at 6:00 pm MST.
Next home game is Sunday, March 17th
at 3:00 pm. The Ice will be hosting the Green Bay Blizzard for the first time.