The Miami Fury scored a late first half touchdown, added a second half field goal, and held off a late threat to defeat the Atlanta Phoenix 9-7 in the second round of the Women’s Football Alliance playoffs. Miami avenged their 12-8 regular season loss to the Phoenix.
The Phoenix complete their second season 7-3 and were the Southeast Division champions. Atlanta defeated the Tampa Bay Inferno last week in Tampa 15-7. The Inferno were the South Atlantic division champions.
Miami improves to 7-2 and will face the Chicago Force in the quarterfinals on July 5th in Chicago. Chicago defeated the Western Michigan Mayhem 66-0 in the second round.