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Orlando 17 at Memphis 41


1985 Week 16 - Friday, June 7, 1985
Orlando Renegades(4-11) at Memphis Showboats(8-7)(-13.5)
Attendance: 23,216, TV: ESPN

Memphis (AP) - Running back Anthony Parker ran for 90 yards and two touchdowns Friday night as the host Memphis Showboats walloped the Orlando Renegades 41-17 in a United States Football League game.

Tim Spencer added another 110 yards rushing for the Showboats.

As promised, Showboat Coach Pepper Rodgers used both veteran Mike Kelley and second-year pro Walter Lewis at quarterback, and both produced 4-yard touchdown runs. Kelley also threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to flanker Greg Moser, and kicker Alan Duncan kicked field goals of 21 and 41 yards.

The victory gave the Showboats a 9-7 record. The Renegades dropped to 4-12. Friday's win avenged a 28-17 loss to the Renegades earlier this season.

Rodgers announced early this week that he would use both his quarterbacks in an effort to shake the club out of a two-game losing streak.

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