Blaze beat Iowa to halt losing skid

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Tommy Grady threw for 231 yards and four touchdowns, and Dejay Lester caught seven passes for 66 yards and two TDs as the Utah Blaze snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Iowa Barnstormers 55-41 Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa.

Chase Deadder caught seven passes for 65 yards and a touchdown for the Blaze, who forced three Iowa turnovers.

Utah scored 21 points in the second quarter and led 52-35 after Brady connected with Lester on a 13-yard touchdown pass with just under three minutes remaining in the game.

The Blaze (6-11) finish their season at home against the Cleveland Gladiators at 7 p.m. next Saturday.

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