CLEVELAND — Cleveland quarterback John Dutton was 22-of-41 for 254 yards and five touchdowns to lead the host Gladiators to a 53-34 win over the Storm.
With the Storm (5-5) trailing 33-13 in the third quarter, former USF quarterback Matt Grothe replaced starter Stephen Wasil. Grothe threw an interception on his first series but then led the Storm to two touchdowns bring it within in 39-27.
Grothe finished 7-of-13 for 85 yards. Wasil was 13 of 26 for 121 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. Receiver Prechae Rodriguez had five catches for 84 yards and two touchdowns.