ABILENE, Texas -

The Abilene Bombers defeated the San Angelo Bandits in their third and final meeting of the regular season.

After leading 24-18 at halftime, the Bomber defense shut out the Bandit defense in the third quarter allowing Abilene to pull away for the 48-24 victory at the Taylor County Coliseum.

The Bombers end the regular season with a bye week which gives them two weeks to prepare for their first playoff game since 2009.