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Cobras Come From Behind To Beat Buffalo 59-57

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RALEIGH — The Carolina Cobras spotted Buffalo a 19-pointlead in the first quarter, but came back behind the play of CorneliusWhiteto edge the Destroyers, 59-57, in front of 10,559 at the Entertainment &Sports Arena.

White, who dropped a pair of key passes in the final drive of the gamelastweek in the loss at Chicago, played an all-around game, catching 6 passesfor 76 yards and two touchdowns and returning the second half kick off 45yards for a score. He also chipped in with a pair of tackles on defense.

Cobras (3-1) quarterback Fred McNair passed for 288 yards on 22 of 40passing with five scores and no interceptions. Buffalo(2-2) signal-callerJim Kubiak had a career day in the loss, passing for 348 yards and seventouchdowns on just 14 of 21 attempts.

Kevin Mason led all receivers with 6 catches for 194 yards and fourtouchdowns for the Destroyers. McNair competed passes to eight differentreceivers. Carl Bond hauled in four passes for 43 yards and a score androokie lineman Silas Demary caught four passes for 35 yards. KottonCottonadded a pair of touchdowns for Carolina.

The Cobras hit the road next week as they travel to take on the GrandRapidsRampage on Friday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. from Van Andel Arena. Carolinareturnsto the Triangle to host the New York Dragons on Friday, May 18, 7:30p.m. atthe ESA.

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