Luis Perez completed 18 of 26 passes for 150 yards and a touchdown and Matthew McCrane kicked a tiebreaking 47-yield field goal in the fourth quarter to lift the New York Guardians to a 17-14 win over the Los Angeles Wildcats in an XFL game Saturday.
Josh Johnson threw for 330 yards and two touchdowns with one interception for the Wildcats (1-3), who were coming off a 39-9 home victory over the DC Defenders in Week 3. Nick Novak's 44-yard field-goal attempt for L.A. was blocked with a little more than eight minutes left in the fourth quarter Saturday.
McCrane's go-ahead kick came with 10 minutes 47 seconds remaining in the fourth. He also made a 51-yard field goal in the first quarter and a 23-yarder in the second for the Guardians (2-2).
Tre McBride had eight receptions for 127 yards and a touchdown for the Wildcats.
Johnson hit Saeed Blacknall for a 42-yard touchdown pass with 4:45 left in the third quarter for the Wildcats, who then tied it 14-14 on a two-point conversion pass to Jordan Smallwood. Johnson completed 25 of 40 attempts.
The Wildcats will host the Tampa Bay Vipers (0-3) on March 8.