Jacksonville’s Win Streak Continues
JACKSONVILLE – The Jacksonville Sharks (4-1) devastated their rival, Orlando Predators, Military Appreciation Night, brought to you by Ocean Grove RV. The Sharks were introduced to their Red, White, and Black camouflage jerseys tonight and did not disappoint against the Orlando Predators (1-5), finishing on a high-scoring 61-7 beat down.
Sharks quarterback, Jonathan Bane, played a lights-out until he went down right before the half. He was 12-of-19 for 142 yards and four touchdowns before leaving the game. Quarterback, Mike Fafaul was thrown into the battle but held the Sharks together going 7-of-13 for 101 yards and one touchdown. Devin Wilson continues to lead the team totaling eight receptions for 111 yards and three touchdowns. Fortson had another great game at home hauling in four receptions for 75 yards and one touchdown, along with a fumble recovery for 23 yards creating a touchdown.
Jacksonville can credit another win to their dominant Shark defense that showcased their best game this season holding the Predators to a record low seven points. Jacksonville on special teams, kicker, Brandon Behr, was 5-of-6 on PAT’s and tied his personal record with three deuces. Returning to the rivalry, the Sharks proved to show a rude awakening to the revived Orlando Predators. The Sharks will enter a bye week before hitting the road to face Orlando again Saturday, June 1st at the Amway Center. The Sharks, now 4-1, are tied for first place in the NAL and are currently on a four-game win streak after this 61-7 victory.
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the National Arena League (NAL). The 2017 NAL Champions and ArenaBowl XXIV Champions and play all home games at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Sharks Nation Memberships for the 2019 season are now available. Shark Nation Memberships start as low as $75. To become a Shark Nation member or for more information please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter and Instagram @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.