River Monsters take over 1st place

The Northern Kentucky River Monsters held Huntington scoreless in two of the four quarters as they claimed sole possession of first place with the 69-40 victory Friday at the Bank of Kentucky Center in Ultimate Indoor Football League (UIFL) action.

Jared Lorenzen was 17-of-26 for 246 yards and six touchdowns as the River Monsters torched the league's top scoring defense. Huntington, which hadn't allowed an opponent to score 40 points this season, trailed 48-26 at halftime.

Willie Idlette has six receptions for 80 yards, while Harry Lewis hauled in 96 yards on five catches. Ricardo Lenhart contributed a team-high three touchdowns.

Jon D'Angelo led the way with nine tackles, while Santino Turnbow added eight tackles, four pass break-ups and three quarterback hurries.

Northern Kentucky improved to 5-1, while the Hammer fell to 4-2.