Hammer faces must-win

Published 11:48 pm Saturday, May 28, 2011

Staff Report

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — It all comes down to this.

The Huntington Hammer will host the Saginaw Sting at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Big Sandy Superstore Arena with a UIFL arena league playoff berth on the line.

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Saginaw is 9-4 and second in the league behind Northern Kentucky (11-2). However, Northern Kentucky broke the league salary cap rule and must go on the road in the playoffs.

Eastern Kentucky is third at 7-6 leaving Huntington at 6-7 and Johnstown at 6-8 fighting for the final spot.

Johnstown is 2-1 against Huntington giving them the tiebreaker if they have identical records.

Johnstown won Saturday night forcing Huntington to win on Sunday.