Game Recap: Sioux City Bandits defeat the Southwest Kansas Storm to improve to 3-1 on the season

by Kylee Lukes

SIOUX CITY BANDITS (SIOUX CITY, Iowa) This past Saturday was a highly anticipated matchup between the Sioux City Bandits and the Southwest Kansas Storm. The Bandits were fighting to continue their impressive home game-winning streak, while the Storm were looking to pour on the points and rain on the Bandits' parade. It was set to be an intense battle between two talented teams. 


The Bandits came out of the gates firing, quickly taking an early lead with a touchdown by Lenwood Joyner. However, the rest of the first half was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams trading scores and momentum swings. Despite the Storm's valiant efforts, the Bandits held onto their lead and went into halftime with a score of 33-25. Lenwood was unstoppable in the first half scoring three touchdowns alone.  


As the second half began, the Bandits were determined to take control and never look back. Drew Prohaska helped set the tone with a punishing touchdown at the goal line, giving the Bandits a commanding lead. The Storm tried to rally, but the Bandits' defense remained strong, with Carlton Watkins making a crucial interception with just 4:32 left. 


The Bandits' victory was sealed by a spectacular touchdown by Claude Davis, a versatile defensive player who can do it all. Ultimately, the Bandits emerged triumphant, weathering the Storm, and extending their impressive home game-winning streak. It was an exciting and hard-fought victory for the Bandits, who proved once again that they are a force to be reckoned with in the Champions Indoor Football League.  


The Sioux City Bandits are 3-1 on the regular season and secured the third victory at home.