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Bandits beat Omaha for fourth straight win; Friday's scores

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John Bentley scored four touchdowns in the Bandits' 61-55 win at Omaha on Friday. John Bentley scored four touchdowns in the Bandits' 61-55 win at Omaha on Friday.
The Sioux City Bandits won their fourth straight game, 61-55, at Omaha on Friday night. It was Sioux City's first win in Omaha since 2006.

Sioux City scored first when John Bentley got a touchdown to make it 7-0. Damon Mothershead broke a 7-7 tie with a TD to make it 13-7. Bentley added another touchdown to put Sioux City up 19-7. Quarterback Scott Jensen was handling the kicking duties but missed two of three PAT's in the first half.

Omaha (3-3) answered with two touchdowns before the half to lead 21-17 at the break.

Bentley scored quickly again in the third quarter to put Sioux City back in front. The lead changed hands again before Eddie Pertilla scored three straight times to give the Bandits a 47-35 lead with 9:45 left in the game.

After another Omaha score, Fredrick Bruno again gave Sioux City a two-score lead at 55-42 with 2:40 remaining. Bentley added his fourth touchdown with just over a minute to go.

The Bandits (4-1) will travel to Bloomington, Illinois, to play the Edge on Saturday, April 19th.

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 Northwestern 5 Midland 6 F 
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 Briar Cliff 9 Dordt 8 F/8 
 Buena Vista 7 Simpson 5 F 
 Buena Vista 4 Simpson 0 F 

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 Northwestern 3 Midland 2 F 
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