Rescue Rangers holds off Quack Pack, 21-20
Rescue Rangers continue winning streak, hold off Quack Pack, 21-20
After a failed fourth-and-1 by the Rangers, Quack Pack had the ball and 4:21 on the clock at the end of the game, but couldn’t get inside field goal range.
The Rescue Rangers had 430 yards of offense, 253 on the ground as the Rangers won their fourth straight game.
The game was a back-and-forth affair. The Rangers opened the game on a 9-play, 75-yard drive that ended in Pumbaa’s 1 yard touchdown run.
Chip responded on the next drive by rushing for a 75-yard touchdown.
In the second quarter, the Quack Pack answered with a 96-yard drive capped off by a 7-yard Webby Vanderquack touchdown run. The Rescue Rangers countered with a 75-yard drive and a 10-yard Chip touchdown run with 1:04 left in the second quarter.
But quarterback Donald Duck worked the Quack Pack offense into field goal range, and Fethry nailed a 45-yarder to end the first half.
Fethry missed a 45-yard field goal on the opening drive of the third quarter, but the Quack Pack would respond with a 7-play touchdown drive on its next possession, to pull within one point; the eventual final margin.
With 4:21 left in the game, the Rescue Rangers went for a fourth-and-1 on the Quack Pack six yard line. Chip’s rush was inches short, and the Rangers turned it over on downs. Donald completed four passes and Launchpad McQuack rushed once to get their own midfield. But then the drive stalled, and Donald failed to complete a fourth-and-11 to Huey Duck, and the Rescue Rangers wisely ran out the clock.
For the Rangers, Pumbaa rushed for 83 yards and one touchdown. Dale, Timon, and Pumbaa each caught at least one pass. Chip relied on his paws to get the big plays when it mattered. He was 19 of 25 passing for 177 yards and one interception, while rushing 18 times for 142 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Donald Duck was 20 for 24 passing for 224 yards for the Quack Pack who have now drop their last two games by a combined 11 points.