NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY ROTA, Spain - The Rota Admirals rolled up 596 total yards Saturday in outgunning visiting Menwith Hill 56-35 in a Division III, nine-man game.
Nick Holland and Tim Morgan each scored twice for the Admirals, who completed their regular season with a 2-2 record. Idle this week, the Admirals will have to await the outcomes of the Alconbury-at-Menwith Hill and the Brussels-at-Sigonella games on Oct. 23 to see whom and where they play in the European D-III semifinals the following Saturday.
According to Rota coach Jeff Van Ausdall, Morgan, who rushed for 164 yards, uncorked scoring jaunts of 12 and 48 yards. Holland registered his two tallies on an 85-yard fumble return and a 16-yard run. He also intercepted a pass while accounting for 180 all-purpose yards.
Carlos Shay added a 65-yard TD run for Rota, which broke sophomore Roman Quijano for 156 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries.
Defensively, Franciso Esquivel was the standout, with half of his 10 tackles occurring behind the line of scrimmage, according to Van Ausdall.
No statistics were received for Menwith Hill (1-2).