Week 2 of the Zulu’s Red Bull Cayman Islands Flag Football Association saw a matchup between two of the league’s elite in the Dog House Bulldogs and the Goldfield Hellcats.
Both defenses came out strong and pressured the quarterback early. Leif Ristimaki led the Bulldogs with three sacks while Craig ‘Festa’ Frederick had two for the Hellcats.
In the first half, the Hellcats got the ball after a shanked punt by the Dogs gave QB Jacob ‘Frecko’ Ebanks the ball in Bulldogs territory.
Despite the good field position, the Hellcats couldn’t get much going on offense until Ebanks’ prayers were answered on a fourth and 20 heave into the end zone pulled down by Clay Coleman over the outstretched hand of Bulldog defender Scott Gossen.
In the second half, the Bulldogs managed some quality field position themselves after an interception put League MVP quarterback Johnny Mack on the Hellcats 15 yard line.
Mack threw what was an apparent TD to wide receiver Jon Pump but the call was overturned by the referees and the Dogs turned the ball over on downs at the one inch line.
Defensive lineman Carl Brenton was able to sack Ebanks in the end zone on the next play to cut the lead to 6-2 but that was the final score as the Hellcats defense clamped down.
In other matchups on the men’s side, the Caybrew Farm Soldiers beat up on the Burger King Panthers 27-0, finding a way to score in every fashion. Leslie Harvey caught a TD pass from QB Luigi Moxam, who also ran a score in, while Renford Barnes returned a punt for a TD and Jamaal Anderson jumped in front of an errant pass from Panther QB Patrick Mullinix and returned it for a score.
The Stingers Giants evened their record at 1-1 after defeating the PWC Ironmen 12-6.
Despite QB Jeffrey Stower looking comfortable behind center, the PWC defense was not able to stop Edward Manderson from rumbling down the field.
Manderson caught five passes from QB Chris Lebeau, two of them for TDs. The Hammerheads Pirates made quick work of the Maples Packers 20-6 behind QB Donnie House, who threw two touchdowns and rushed for another.
The Pirate defense made life difficult for QB Colin Wilson, who was subbing in the absence of regular QB Kevin Solomon, by sacking him five times. Three of those sacks were by the ‘Beast’ Damian Barboram.