You couldn't ask for a better game as a fan. Fumbles, sacks, interceptions, long TD pass, blocked field goals. All of this with the game decided on the last play of the game.
Karl Hoffmann went from Hero to Goat and then back to Hero. With four touchdown passes in the first half , you would have thought he was set to break some NEFL records (Hero). Leading up to the second half he threw a pick 6.In the 3rd quarter Hoffmann threw another interception and also fumbled (Goat). In the fourth quarter he showed why he was one of the leading quarterbacks in the NEFL. After the Roughriders defense forced the Predators to kick a fieldgoal made the score 31-26. Then forcing a punt with just 2:17 left in the game. Hoffmann and the Roughrider' offense put together the most important drive of the year. A first down run by Warmzinski. First down catches by Sharpe, Ditto and Braun brought the ball to the Predators 27 yard line. Hoffmann then hit Sharpe with a 27 yard strike couple with a Emmel extra point gave the Roughriders a 32-31 lead (Hero).
The Predators were able to get the ball back to the Roughriders' 27 yard line with only :02 left but weren't able to connect on a 42 yard fieldgoal.
With the win the Roughriders go to 5-0 and are now nationally ranked #4 in the North. The Roughriders also control their own destiny. They travel to play the Fox Valley Force on June 13th in Kimberly, WI. With a win they will make the NEFL playoffs.