Magic Fall On The Road At Ruff Riders

Larry Dockery threw for 265 yards and six scores to lead the Ruff Riders to a 45-36 win on Saturday over the Rio Grande Valley Magic. Tyjuan Manning caught a pair of touchdown passes to lead Abilene.With the loss, the Magic have a record 2-2. They play at home May 5th against the Amarillo Venom.The Magic fell behind early in the first quarter courtesy of a touchdown pass from Dockery to Manning from 10 yards out and added the extra point for a 7-0. The Magic got on the board with a field goal from Leo Araguz from 23 yards which made the score 7-3 in favor of Abilene.After trading turnovers early in the second quarter, the Magic took a lead of 9-7 with a touchdown pass from Billy Garza to Malcolm Williams from 47 yards out and the point after was missed.Both teams would trade touchdowns and Abilene would capitalize on a Magic turnover which allowed the Ruff Riders to take the lead at the half by a score of 32-22.During the second half the Magic could not catch up to the Ruff Riders despite trimming the deficit to two points late in the fourth quarter.The Magic will have their next home game on Saturday May 5, 2012 as they will host the Amarillo Venom