Key Points:

  • A.J. McCarron leads Battlehawks with 213 passing yards and 2 touchdowns
  • Hakeem Butler shines for Battlehawks with 6 receptions for 147 yards and 2 touchdowns
  • Defenders struggle with turnovers as Jordan Ta’amu throws 3 interceptions

The St. Louis Battlehawks secured a dominant 45-12 win over the D.C. Defenders in an impressive showing on Sunday. The Battlehawks took control early and never looked back, while the Defenders struggled to find any rhythm offensively. With this result, the UFL scores and UFL standings see the Battlehawks improve to 4-1, while the Defenders fall to 2-3.



Battlehawks Offensive Explosion

The Battlehawks’ offense fired on all cylinders, led by quarterback A.J. McCarron’s efficient performance. The top 5 offensive players for the Battlehawks were:

  • A.J. McCarron: 14/25, 213 yards, 2 touchdowns
  • Hakeem Butler: 6 receptions, 147 yards, 2 touchdowns
  • Jacob Saylors: 12 rushes, 52 yards, 4 receptions, 17 yards
  • Wayne Gallman: 10 rushes, 31 yards, 1 touchdown
  • Jahcour Pearson: 3 receptions, 43 yards

Defenders Struggle with Turnovers

The Defenders had a tough outing, with quarterback Jordan Ta’amu throwing three interceptions. The offense failed to find consistency, and the top 5 offensive players for the Defenders were:

  • Jordan Ta’amu: 12/23, 101 yards, 1 touchdown, 3 interceptions
  • Zaquandre White: 15 rushes, 33 yards, 1 reception, 1 yard
  • Kelvin Harmon: 4 receptions, 37 yards, 1 touchdown
  • Kaden Smith: 3 receptions, 25 yards
  • Cam’Ron Harris: 11 rushes, 25 yards, 1 touchdown

Looking Ahead

The Battlehawks will look to continue their winning ways and solidify their position in the UFL standings. Can they maintain their momentum and make a push for the playoffs? Meanwhile, the Defenders will need to regroup and address their turnover issues. Will they be able to bounce back and get their season back on track? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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