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Sharks Win Arena Bowl 73-70 Over Arizona For First Ever AFL Title

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PHOENIX -- Aaron Garcia threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Jeron Harvey on the final play to give the Jacksonville Sharks their first Arena Football League title, 73-70 over the Arizona Rattlers on Friday night.
 
Nick Davila hit Kerry Reed with a 12-yard scoring pass with 21 seconds left to put Arizona up 70-67, but Garcia connected with Jomo Wilson on a 17-yard play to put Jacksonville at the 10 with 2 seconds left.
 
The 40-year-old Garcia threw for 402 yards and eight touchdowns in his first Arena Bowl appearance.
 
Jacksonville (17-4) won its first title in its second year of existence.
 
Arizona (18-3) entered the game on an 11-game winning streak.

Associated Press

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