Dragons 28, Admirals 21
May. 11, 1997
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) _ Jon Kitna threw three touchdown passes and ran 39 yards for another score Sunday as the Barcelona Dragons beat the Amsterdam Admirals 28-21 in the WLAF.
The Dragons (4-1) took a 21-0 lead on Kitna's three scoring throws. He threw a 6-yarder to Tyree Davis in the first quarter and followed that touchdown plays of 31 yards and 10 yards to Sheddrick Wilson, the latter 1:55 into the second quarter.
Amsterdam (2-3) scored two touchdowns in a 1:37 span early in the second half to get within 21-14. Linebacker Mike Lillibridge returned an interception 10 yards for the first touchdown and then Brent Moss scored on a 30-yard run 2:57 into the second half.
Kitna, who was 17-for-36 for 199 yards, made it 28-14 with his 39-yard run 2:37 into the final quarter.
The Admirals capped the scoring with 4:08 to play when Scott Fielder connected with Robert Hall on a 3-yard TD pass.
The game was played before a crowd of 14,152 and the victory gave Barcelona the right to play host to the league championship game, the World Bowl, on June 22.