The Richmond Raiders had a good night offensively against the Knoxville Nighthawks in Knoxville Saturday night, scoring almost every time they had the ball, and the defense added two TDs on pass intercepts for an 80 to 29 win for Richmond over Knoxville.
Richmond quarterback Antwon Young (Villanova) passed 32 times and completed 23 for 268 yards, including two touchdown passes each to three different receivers, Antwun Williams, Herb Jones, and Andre Winston. Richmond fullback Anthony Silvers scored on two running plays. Wide Receiver Antwun Williams threw a touchdown pass to Herb Jones, and RoShawn Marshall and Maurice Thorne each scored on pass interceptions. Kicker T.C. Stevens also had good night, scoring an uno, a field goal and 11 extra points.
The Nighthawks seemed to come to life offensively in the second half under backup quarterback Russell Hill , who tossed three touchdown passes, two to Ryan McDaniel and one to Kelvin Thompson.
The game was a rematch of last Saturday’s contest in Richmond that the Raiders won 70 to 42, in which The Raiders defense won the night by scoring on three pass interceptions and a fumble recovered in the Nighthawks end zone.