The Dacia Vienna Vikings claim their third win in a row, staying unbeaten along with Dragons and Black Panthers

Vikings RB Devontae Jordan #23, rushed for 115 yards and 2 TDs. Photo: Andreas Bishop

It wasn’t easy and it wasn’t pretty and it took until the last minute of the game to decide but that Dacia Vienna Vikings squeaked through the Salzburg ducks 14-13 last weekend to win their third straight game and remain undefeated Austrian Football League play.

viking Kicker Maurice Wappl secured the extra point after Devontae Jordan’s matched touchdown, which secured him the decisive victory with one minute and 12 seconds remaining.

Until this moment, the ducks been in the driver’s seat since taking the lead in the last game of the first half.

It was the viking however, who struck first after Noa Calaycay lunged for a fumbleby Salzburg Quarterback Kristopher Denton in midfield. Two plays later, quarterback Nico Hrouda hit wideout Fabian Eder for a 57-yard gain by Salzburg a yard line and Jordan batted the ball in late in the first quarter to give Vienna 7:0 lead after Wappl’s PAT.

That wasn’t toothless ducks team despite their winless record. Early in the second period, Denton engineered a seven-play 70-yard scoring drive that was capped by a two-yard touchdown by running back David Warn. Kicker Maximilian Reuter equalized the game 7:7.

Photo: Andreas Bishop

on the next Vienna Possession, Jordan made his only mistake, fumbling the ball at the Ducks 34 and Denton & Co made him pay. That Salzburg The signal caller orchestrated a 14-play, 66-yard drive that ate up nearly five minutes, with running back Jacob Schmidt slotting his way from the to give ducks It was 13:7 at the break. However, Reuter’s missed PAT would prove disastrous.

The second half became a defensive stalemate as neither side could move the ball effectively until the end of the third quarter Salzburg mounted a 15-play drive starting from her own two-yard line that lasted over eight minutes. But on a fourth and goal on viking Three-yard line, Stefan Niebler missed a 21-yard field goal attempt and Vienna took over his own team of 20 five minutes before the end. Hrouda made no mistake this time, marching his team 80 yards in four minutes and tagging to Jordan, who scored a four-yard touchdown. Wappl didn’t miss and with a minute left, Vienna had the lead.

Six games later, Calaycay created his second turnover of the game by picking up Denton, and Vienna started to celebrate.

Other scores

In another action in the austrian football league, that Danube dragon improved his record to 4-0 with a decisive 42-14 win over the Ranger Modling.

Danube Dragon Defense Corals Mödling Rangers ball carrier

That Traun steel sharks surprisingly took the first win of the season Tirol Raiders, beat them 28-24 during the Telfer patriots knocked them down Znojmo Knight 12-9 Finally, that Prague Black Panther also remained undefeated with a 31:19 win against them Graz giants.

Ball carrier Traun pushes himself forward Photo: Zisi

Three teams lead the table with unblemished records. That Danube dragon sit first at 4-0, while the Prague Black Panther and Viennese Vikings are both 3-0.

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