The BASIS Peoria Scorpions shutout the BASIS Phoenix Firebirds by a score of 20-0 at the October 5th flag football matchup. The tone was set from the beginning, when the Firebirds punted the ball away only to see the Scorpions score. The Scorpions forced some turnovers and penalties en route to their win. The defense for the Firebirds stepped up in the second half and held the Scorpions scoreless.
After the blowout loss, quarterback Ethan Smith said, "Our defense wasn't good in the first half."
Coach Tedeschi said, "We need to get back down to the basics: coverages, pass routes, and other fundamentals."