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USFL roundup: Stars use defense, kicks to defeat Breakers

Field Level Media
22 May 2023, 09:40 GMT+10

Amani Dennis returned an interception 72 yards for a touchdown and Luis Aguilar kicked three field goals to lead the Philadelphia Stars past the New Orleans Breakers 16-10 on Sunday in Detroit.

Aguilar made field goals of 21 and 31 yards for an early 6-0 lead for the Stars (3-3).

Dennis picked off Breakers quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson for a score and a 13-0 lead with 9:59 left in the second quarter.

Bethel-Thompson connected with Johnnie Dixon for a 4-yard touchdown to bring the Breakers (4-2) within 13-7 by halftime. Aguilar added a 24-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.

Philadelphia QB Case Cookus completed 17 of 27 passes for 238 yards and two interceptions.

Bethel-Thompson was 22-of-38 passing for 190 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions.

Gamblers 16, Generals 10

Houston led by 16 points through three quarters and held off New Jersey's 10-point, fourth-quarter rally in Memphis, Tenn.

Nick Vogel kicked field goals of 38, 37 and 34 yards for the Gamblers (4-2). Mark Thompson rushed 22 times for 82 yards, including a 6-yard touchdown with 1:33 left in the first quarter.

Houston quarterback Kenji Bahar was 19-of-29 passing for 130 yards.

Kyle Lauletta, making his first start for the Generals (2-4), completed 17 of 30 passes for 177 yards, one interception and a 7-yard TD toss to Alonzo Moore with 3:09 left in regulation.

--Field Level Media

--Field Level Media

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