Pro Football

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Tracey Bennett kicked a World League-record 53-yard field goal with 14:49 remaining, giving the Orlando Thunder a 13-10 victory over the Barcelona Dragons (5-5) at Orlando, Fla.

Orlando (8-2) took a 7-0 lead when Scott Mitchell threw a four-yard touchdown pass to Joe Howard-Johnson with 11:31 remaining in the first half.

The Dragons (5-5) answered when Demetrius Davis caught a 33-yarder from Scott Erney.

At Frankfurt, Germany, Robbie Keen's 38-yard field goal broke a tie midway through the fourth quarter and gave the Frankfurt Galaxy a 19-16 victory over the London Monarchs (2-7-1).

Frankfurt (3-7) ended a seven-game losing streak.

At East Rutherford, N.J., Eric Wilkerson caught two touchdown passes before being ejected in the third quarter and the New York-New Jersey Knights (6-4) defeated Montreal, 41-21, to end the season on a six-game winning streak.

Besides the third-quarter ejection of Wilkerson for throwing a ball at linebacker Ray Savage of Montreal (2-8), the game featured 24 penalties for 212 yards, five turnovers and took 3 hours 24 minutes to play.

At San Marcos, Tex., David Archer passed for 324 yards and the go-ahead touchdown, rallying the Sacramento Surge past the San Antonio Riders, 27-21, and into the World League playoffs.

Sacramento (8-2) won the North American West title and will play host to Barcelona in a first-round playoff game. San Antonio (7-3) is out of the playoffs unless Birmingham (6-2-1) loses today to Ohio (1-8).

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