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Empire Leans On Defense

SPOKANE, Wash - After a first quarter that saw no points in either direction, the Empire found the endzone just often enough to secure a 36-24 win over the Colorado Crush.

Outside of kickoff returns - Spokane edged Colorado in every statistical category.

Clinging to a five point lead with minutes to go in the 4th quarter, the Empire D-Line broke through and forced the Crush quarterback to cough up the football.  On the ensuing drive - Charles Dowdell found Bryan Pray to put the Empire up 12 and out of reach for the Crush.

Spokane (4-2) will travel to Phoenix to face the Arizona Rattlers Friday.


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