Fighting Shockwave wins opener
The Portland Fighting Shockwave opened their women's football season with a big win last Saturday.
At Roosevelt High, the Fighting Shockwave scored three second-half touchdowns to pull away from the Tacoma Trauma. Final score: 31-0.
Portland led 8-0 at the half on a touchdown run by Rebecca Dawson, who finished the night with three two-point conversion runs, as well.
Dani Riggleman set up the first TD with a 25-yard run and scored from the 1-yard line after a 25-yard run by Dawson.
Jackie Lewis also ran for a touchdown, going 29 yards for a third-quarter score.
An 81-yard interception return by rookie Hailey Petit was one of the defensive highlights for the Fighting Shockwave, who compete in the Women's Football Alliance.
Portland's next game is in Sacramento, California, on Saturday against the Capital City Rage, which lost 20-6 at the San Diego Rebellion.
The Fighting Shockwave will return to Roosevelt on April 21 for a 6 p.m. game against Tacoma.
The Portland team is still welcoming new player candidates. For information, go to portlandfightingshockwave.com.
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