The San Jose SaberCats, Philadelphia Soul, Jacksonville Sharks and Arizona Rattlers all survived this weekend’s Conference Semi-finals and earned a right to play for a spot in the ArenaBowl.
*San Jose handily took care of business against the Portland Thunder on Friday night, 55-28.
*The American Conference’s best team, the Dan Raudabaugh-led Philadelphia Soul, beat the Cleveland Gladiators 47-35, one year after Cleveland knocked Philly out of the playoffs.
*Wild Card Jacksonville Sharks––our preseason pick to win the ArenaBowl––upset the South Division champion Orlando Predators on the road, 55-33.
*Arizona, the reigning Arena Football League champions, knocked off the Spokane Shock, 72-41, late Saturday night and will be heading to their fifth consecutive conference championship.
Next Weekend’s Conference Championship Match-ups:
Arizona at San Jose, Saturday August 22, 2015 (8 P.M. ET)
Jacksonville at Philadelphia, Sunday August 23, 2015 (5 P.M. ET)
Photo: Rattlers Official Twitter Account