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Wild suffers 62-point loss

  • Published Sunday, May 29, 2011, at 12:07 a.m.

The undefeated Sioux Falls Storm scored 57 straight points Saturday night and defeated the visiting Wichita Wild 78-16, ending the Wild's Indoor Football League playoff hopes.

The Wild (4-8) finishes the season with home games the next two Saturdays at Hartman Arena.

Sioux Falls (12-0) had 398 total yards to 146 for Wichita. Storm quarterback Chris Dixon completed 24 of 39 passes for 290 yards and eight touchdowns.

Running back Darius Fudge scored both Wild touchdowns.

Wichita (4-8) 10 0 0 6 — 16 Sioux Falls (12-0) 21 20 9 28 — 78

SF—Terry 20 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

SF—Franks 19 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

W—Fudge 3 run (Pohlman kick)

SF—Hovorka 21 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

W—Pohlman 18 FG

SF—Franks 18 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

SF—Franks 20 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

SF—Douglass 40 FG

SF—Douglass 29 FG

SF—Hovorka 34 pass from Dixon (run failed)

SF—Douglass 20 FG

SF—Terry 2 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

SF—Jones 1 run (Douglass kick)

SF—Terry 13 pass from Dixon (Douglass kick)

SF—Walker 10 run (Douglass kick)

W—Fudge 1 run (kick failed)

Individual Statistics

Rushing—Wichita, Fudge 10-22, Staback 3-13, Wilson 2-3. Sioux Falls, Walker 7-37, Jones 8-34, Terry 2-19, Dixon 3-18.

Passing—Wichita, Staback 16-29-116-3. Sioux Falls, Dixon 24-39-290-1.

Receiving—Wichita, Fusiller 7-33, Fudge 4-42, Solomon 3-32, Murph 2-9. Sioux Falls, Terry 7-70, Franks 5-72, Jones 5-40, Hovorka 4-88, Walker 2-7, Dixon 1-13.

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