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Renegades defense grounds Nighthawks

May 18, 2019

REVERE MA – Although Boston’s offense continued to shine rolling up seven touchdowns, it was Boston’s defense that stole the show in this matchup against the Baltimore Nighthawks by collecting a whopping eight turnovers and scoring three touchdowns.

Boston Renegades defensive back Shantia ‘Tee’ Creech

Boston Renegades defensive back Shantia ‘Tee’ Creech made four interceptions and returned two of them for touchdowns in a game against the Baltimore Nighthawks on May 18, 2019. ©2019 Mitzi Vélez Lorenzana

 
Recovering fumbles were Brooke Gause #6, Christina Riggieri #89, and Charlene Casey #36. Danielle Fournier #70 was credited with a strip sack. Safety Shantia “Tee” Creech #5 grabbed three interceptions in the first quarter alone, and she made touchdown returns of 49 and 57 yards on two of the picks. The league leader in interceptions added another in the second half to lift her season total to eight. Another newcomer to the Renegades this season, linebacker Tori Noda #9, also returned an interception for a touchdown.

On the offensive side, quarterback Allison Cahill #7 threw four touchdown passes to four different receivers (Stephanie Pascual #3, Satoria Bell #4, Adrienne Smith #10, and Katie Rancourt #47). Running back Angelica Pascual #1 crossed the stripe twice, and running back Ruth Matta #22 had a 28-yard romp into the end zone.

Boston moves to 5-0 and sits atop the division. They next face the Philadelphia Phantomz (3-3) at Harry Della Russo Stadium on June 1st.

Box Score

Harry Della Russo Stadium, Revere, Mass. 1 2 3 4 F
Boston Renegades 34 13 14 7 68
Baltimore Nighthawks 0 0 0 0 0

Scoring Log

Q1 BOS Angelica Pascual #1, 1-yard ruTD (Sarah Tully #11 kick)
BOS Ruth Matta #22, 28-yard ruTD (S. Tully #11 kick)
  BOS Stephanie Pascual #3, 10-yard reTD from Allison Cahill #7 (S. Tully #11 kick)
  BOS Shantia Creech #5, 57-yard INT retTD (S. Tully #11 kick)
  BOS Shantia Creech #5, 49-yard INT retTD (PAT failed)
Q2 BOS Satoria Bell #4, 1-yard reTD from A. Cahill #7 (S. Tully #11 kick)
  BOS Tori Noda #9, 44-yard INT retTD (PAT blocked)
Q3 BOS A. Pascual #1, 21-yard ruTD (S. Tully #11 kick)
  BOS Adrienne Smith #10, 4-yard reTD from A. Cahill #7 (S. Tully #11 kick)
Q4 BOS Katelyn Rancourt #47, 9-yard reTD from A. Cahill #7 (Vanessa Goh #26 kick)

Game Notes

Game Day Captain: Ruth Matta #22
Coin Toss: Bran Trice (Boston Women’s Football alumna and Boston Renegades volunteer)
Milestones:

  • Safety Tee Creech #5 set team records with four interceptions in a game, and two pick sixes in a game. With eight interceptions over the past five games, Creech has already set a team mark for interceptions in a season.
  • Linebacker Tori Noda #9 collected a pick six, marking the first time she made an interception and a touchdown.
  • Wide receiver Katie Rancourt #47 scored her first career touchdown on a pass from Allison Cahill in the 4th quarter.
  • Linebacker Christina Riggieri #89 made the first fumble recovery of her career.

Previous game vs. opponent: Boston Renegades 42, Baltimore Nighthawks 0, 6/2/2018
Renegades record vs. opponent: 2-0
Previous game at site: Boston Renegades 68, New York Wolves 14, 4/13/2019

Odds status (Massey) : Favorite (-42)
Win probability (Massey) : 100%

Photos: Mitzi Velez Lorenzana

Statistics

Boston Baltimore
Total Plays 40 62
Total Yards 356 147
Passing Yards 242 21
Rushing Yards 114 126
First Downs 15 11
3rd Downs 5-8 (63%) 5-15 (33%)
4th Downs 1-1 (100%) 1-2 (50%)
Turnovers 0 8
Penalties 0/0 3/30

PASSING
Allison Cahill #7 — 20/29, 242 yds, 4 TD. Rating 133.908

RUSHING
Angelica Pascual #1 — 6/56, long of 21, 2 TD
Ruth Matta #22 — 3/53, long of 28, TD
Alison Gauvin #31 — 1/5

RECEIVING
Stephanie Pascual #3 — 4/56, long of 25, TD
Lauren Yung #8 — 2/55, long of 41
Adrienne Smith #21 — 4/42, long of 26, TD
Katie Rancourt #47 — 2/38, long of 29, TD
Sarah Tully #11 — 3/31, long of 14
Alison Gauvin #31 — 2/11, long of 6
Kathryn Tylander #15 — 1/8
Satoria Bell #4 — 2/1, long of 1, TD

DEFENSE
Charlene Casey #36 — 4 Tk, 7 Ast, Sck, TFL, FUM
Briannah Gallo #24 — 3 Tk, 6 Ast
Danielle Fournier #70 — 3 Tk, 5 Ast, Sck, 2 TFL
Emma Finestone #20 — 2 Tk, 1 Ast
Allie Genereux #52 — 2 Tk, 1 Ast
Mocha Torres #13 — 2 Tk
Satoria Bell #4 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast
Kristen Sarson #67 — 1 Tk, 7 Ast
Andrea Fullmore #14 — 1 Tk, 6 Ast
Jess Wilson #95 — 1 Tk, 3 Ast, TFL
Deanna Walsh #53 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast
Danielle Harrison #92 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast
Laura Pula #72 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast
Sami Bloom #44 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast
Tee Creech #5 — 1 Tk, 1 Ast, 4 INT, 2 TD
Brooke Gause #6 — 1 Tk, FUM
Christina Riggieri #89 — 8 Ast, FUM
Maureen Lemay #84 — 2 Ast
Lauren Yung #8 — 1 Ast
Katie Rancourt #47 — 1 Ast
Tori Noda #9 — 1 Ast, INT, TD
Stacy McConnell #40 — 1 Ast
Shana Segers #64 — 1 Ast
Torrance Brown #74 — 1 Ast

SPECIAL TEAMS
Extra Points:
Sarah Tully #11 7/9
Vanessa Goh #26 1/1

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