• Rattlers repeat as Arena Bowl champs

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) (AP)

    ong> - Nick Davilla threw six touchdown passes and the Arizona Rattlers defeated the Philadelphia Soul 48-39 in the Arena Bowl on Saturday.
       The Rattlers (18-3) won the championship for the second straight year, also beating the Soul (14-7) last season.
       Kicker Garrett Lindholm made six extra points and both field goal attempts for Arizona.
       The Soul had a chance to win in the final minute after recovering an Arizona fumble at its own 1-yard line. But Arkeith Brown, who had a third-quarter interception, broke up a pass on fourth down, and Lindholm made a field goal for a two-score cushion with 23 seconds remaining.
       Ryan McDaniel and Derrick Ross each scored two touchdowns for Philadelphia.

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