• Box Score: Omaha 64, Lehigh Valley 44
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LEHIGH, Pa. — James McNear threw five touchdown passes on Saturday as the Omaha Beef defeated Lehigh Valley Steelhawks 64-44.
Mike Jones and Leroy Banks each caught two of the TD throws.
The Beef outscored the Steelhawks 35-13 in the third quarter and held on from there.
Omaha improved to 5-6 and remains tied with Chicago for the fourth and final playoff playoff spot in the United Conference.