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Seattle finishes on top against Orlando

Feb 23, 2023; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Sea Dragons quarterback Ben DiNucci (6) and Seattle Sea Dragons running back Morgan Ellison (25) during the second half at Lumen Field. St. Louis defeated Seattle 20-18. Mandatory Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Sea Dragons came out victorious in a back-and-forth battle, beating the host Orlando Guardians 26-19 in XFL play on Saturday afternoon.

After finishing the third quarter up by only one point, the Sea Dragons (4-2) managed to take control in the fourth quarter, thanks to Dominik Eberle’s 27-yard field goal and a blocked punt by Alijah Holder that led to Juwan Green’s scoring touchdown with six minutes left.

The Guardians were only able to come up with a 50-yard field goal from Jose Borregales in the fourth, leaving them winless (0-6) on the season.

Seattle quarterback Ben DiNucci, the league’s leading passer, completed 18 of 35 passes for 177 yards, averaging 5.1 yards per attempt. He threw two touchdown passes and one interception.

Guardians running back Devin Darrington rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries and Jah-Maine Martin contributed 37 yards on 10 carries.

Orlando quarterback Quinten Dormady completed 24 of 44 passes for 243 yards but failed to secure a touchdown pass.

–Field Level Media

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