Rushing attack propels Surge over Rebellion

Updated: Apr 8, 2019

SANTEE, CA (04/06/2019) Deana Guidry and Adriana Gutierrez notched three rushing touchdowns each as the San Diego Surge (1-0) kicked off the 2019 season with a 42-14 victory over the San Diego Rebellion (0-1).

The Rebellion struck first when Knengi Martin found a wide open Kristin Smereczynski for the first touchdown to take an early a 7-0 lead.

On the ensuing possession, Deana Guidry broke four tackles on her way to a 23-yard run to the end zone, tying the game at 7-7 with 5:44 left in the first quarter.

After the Surge defense forced a punt, Guidry scored again, this time going untouched on an 84-yard scramble to put the team ahead 14-7.

Following another three-and-out, Gutierrez exploded for a 49-yard touchdown run on the first play of the drive, extending the Surge lead to 21-7.

Martin's 35-yard quarterback keeper was the only score of the second quarter, but the Rebellion still trailed at halftime, 21-14.

In the second half, the Surge didn't allowed any points as they would pull away with a 21-0 run.

The Surge will get two straight bye weeks before their road game against the Las Vegas Silver Stars on April 27th.

Top Performers

Adriana Gutierrez (RB)

6 carries for 139 yards & 3 TDs

Deana Guidry (QB)

6 carries for 124 yards & 3 TDs

CJ Collier (WR)

13 carries for 109 yards

Surge Offensive Line

407 Total Rushing Yards

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