Philadelphia PA: After a long grind of the regular season, its playoff time as the Philadelphia Soul took on the Baltimore Brigade on Saturday night from the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia & the winner of the game will move on to ArenaBowl XXX on August 26 . The Soul come into game as the number 1 seed in the playoffs while Baltimore enters battle with Philadelphia as the number 4 seed.

Baltimore on toss &  defers to 2nd half, Philadelphia got the ball to start the game and they would not waste any time as they would march right down the field as QB Dan Raudabaugh finds WR Darius Reynolds for the 7-0 lead Baltimore would also score on their opening drive of the game as QB Shane Boyd would find WR Reggie Gray and miss the extra point, Soul would strike again for a 13-6 lead, the Brigade would answer back to tie it at 13 at the end of 1st. Both the Soul & Brigade would strike early in the second quarter to tie things at 20, then the Soul would just take over and take a 34-20 lead into halftime.

Baltimore got ball to start the 2nd half and they would bring the fight to the Soul as they would score two straight touchdowns to make things very interesting as the Soul still had a 34-33 lead. The Soul would answer the Brigade scores as QB Dan Raudabaugh & WR Darius Reynolds would steal the show in the 2nd half. A Crowd of 9,287 would see the Philadelphia Soul take down the Baltimore Brigade 69-54 to advance to ArenaBowl XXX on Saturday August 26 at the Wells Fargo Center. The Soul will take on the winner of Tampa Bay vs Cleveland in the other playoff game in ArenaBowl XXX

Final Stats:

Philadelphia Soul:
QB Dan Raudabaugh: 23-35 for 324 Yards, 9 TD
RB Mykel Benson: 4 rush attempts for 15 yards, 1 TD
WR Darius Reynolds: 9 catches for 171 yards, 6 TD

Baltimore Brigade:
QB Shane Boyd: 21-22 for 324 yards, 7 TD, 1 rush for 1 yard , 1 TD
WR Bran Thompkins: 8 catches for 153, 1 TD
WR Reggie Gray: 8 catches for 101 yards, 4 TD

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