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Arena football: Utah Blaze start fast but can't win at Arizona Rattlers

Published May 11, 2013 10:58 pm

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The Utah Blaze took an early 14-0 lead, but couldn't sustain their momentum as the Arizona Rattlers rallied to win at home, 65-48, in Arena Football League action Saturday night.

Blaze quarterback Tommy Grady was 25 for 50 for 302 yards and six touchdowns, but he also threw two interceptions. Mario Urrutia caught nine passes for 174 yards and three touchdowns.

Arizona's Nick Davila was 19 of 31 for 208 yards, five touchdowns and no interceptions. The Rattlers (7-1), who lead the National Conference, have won four straight games.

The Blaze (3-4) lost despite outgaining the Rattlers 315-219 and having the ball for more than 10 minutes (35:45-24:15) longer.