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The Boston Renegades notched a 42-18 victory over the Los Angeles Warriors in Saturday night's Women's Football Alliance Division I National Championship at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta.
It was the third title for Boston (9-2), which handed LA (11-1) its lone loss of the season.
Fifteen-year veteran quarterback Allison Cahill threw a touchdown pass to running back Chante Bonds as Boston took a 7-0 first-quarter lead.
The Renegades upped their advantage in the second period when Cahill connected with wide receiver Stephanie Pascual for a score. Cahill made it 21-0 with a 73-yard pass to Bonds for a TD, which followed a fumble recovery by linebacker Allie Genereux (below).
Los Angeles broke through before halftime with a big play from defensive lineman Angelique Smith.
FUMBLE!!! @_LA_Warriors get the break they needed as Angelique Smith scoops up the ball and returns the fumble for a touchdown. @GoRenegades - 21@_LA_Warriors - 6#WFAChampionship | @WFAfootball— USA Football (@usafootball) July 29, 2018
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After a score by Renegades receiver Lauren Yung made it 28-6 in the third quarter, quarterback Chantel Niino-Wiggins threw a TD to wideout Lisa King to cut LA's deficit to 16.
Bonds scored her third touchdown of the game in the fourth quarter on a punt return, and Warriors linebacker Suzanne Linn answered with kick-return TD. Pascual closed it with a 41-yard score, and Boston coach John Johnson got the victory bath.