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Boston Renegades top Los Angeles Warriors for Women’s Football Alliance Division I title (USA Football)

By Kailey Harmon, USA Football
Photos via Mike Fender

The Boston Renegades surround Head Coach John Johnson as he hoists the Women's Football Alliance National Championship trophy. July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

The Boston Renegades surround Head Coach John Johnson as he hoists the Women’s Football Alliance National Championship trophy. July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

 
July 29, 2018 — The Boston Renegades notched a 42-18 victory over the Los Angeles Warriors in Saturday night’s Women’s Football Alliance Division I National Championship at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.

It was the third WFA title for Boston (9-2), which handed LA (11-1) its lone loss of the season. Fifteen-year veteran quarterback Allison Cahill threw a touchdown pass to running back Chante Bonds and Boston took a 7-0 first-quarter lead.

Following a fumble recovery by linebacker Allie Genereux (below), the Renegades upped their advantage in the second period when Cahill connected with wide receiver Stephanie Pascual for a score. Cahill made it 21-0 with a 73-yard pass play to Bonds for a TD.

Boston Renegades Allie Genereux #52 and Brooke Gause #6 celebrate Genereux's fumble recovery. July 28, 2018.  July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

Boston Renegades Allie Genereux #52 and Brooke Gause #6 celebrate Genereux’s fumble recovery. July 28, 2018. July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

Los Angeles broke through before halftime with a big play from defensive lineman Angelique Smith, who scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery.

After a score by Renegades receiver Lauren Yung made it 28-6 in the third quarter, quarterback Chantel Niino-Wiggins threw a TD to wideout Lisa King to cut LA’s deficit to 16.

Bonds scored her third touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter on a punt return, and Warriors linebacker Suzanne Linn answered with kick-return TD. Pascual closed it with a 41-yard score, and Boston coach John Johnson got the victory bath.

Boston Renegades Head Coach John Johnson gets a "Gatorade bath" in celebration of the team's victory over the Los Angeles Warriors in the Women's Football Alliance National Championship game. July 28, 2018.  July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

Boston Renegades Head Coach John Johnson gets a “Gatorade bath” in celebration of the team’s victory over the Los Angeles Warriors in the Women’s Football Alliance National Championship game. July 28, 2018. July 28, 2018. ©2018 Mike Fender/USA Football

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