Bossier City, La - The Bossier-Shreveport BattleWings defeated the Amarillo Dusters 62-27 in front of 2,422 fans at the CenturyTel Center Saturday night to move their record to 8-5 on the season. The BattleWings jumped out to a 7-0 lead as QB Andrico Hines hooked up with WR P.J. Berry on a 14 yard scoring strike with 9:17 remaining in=2 0the 1st quarter. The Dusters answered right back with a 1 yard touchdown run from QB Julian Reese, but K Sinisha Vrvilio missed the extra point attempt to make a 7-6 game. The BattleWings fared better in the 2nd quarter as they outscored the Dusters 20-7 behind touchdown runs from P.J. Berry and Jason Schule. P.J. Berry ended the first half with a 57 yard kickoff return for a touchdown to give the Wings' a 27-13 lead going into the locker room.
The BattleWings owned the 3rd quarter outscoring the Dusters 28-0, continuing a 35-0 run that started in the 1st half. P.J. Berry started the 3rd quarter dominance with a 4 yard touchdown run to make it a 34-13 game. Wings' DL Dannie Snyder picked up a Carlos Downey fumble and ran it in from 5 yards out to extend the BattleWings lead to 41-13. Four minutes later, FB Jason Schule added his 2nd rushing touchdown of the night (and league leading 20th of the season) to give the Wings' a 48-13 lead. DB Pierre Lee ended the 35-0 run with a 49 yard interception return for a touchdown to push the BattleWings' lead to 55-13 at the end of the 3rd quarter.
The Dusters scored two cosmetic touchdowns (7 yard pass to WR DeVaughn Flagler and a 5 yard touchdown pass to John King) in the 4th quarter, but it was too little, too late as the BattleWings had dominated the previous 3 quarters.