Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

College Sports

November 2, 2013

Turnovers help Tigers bite Bluefield 49-7

GEORGETOWN, Ky. — The Tigers earned their stripes.

Georgetown College accumulated 465 yards, scoring 21 points in the first and third quarters on their way to a 49-7 Mid-South Conference win over turnover-prone Bluefield College on Saturday at Toyota Stadium.

Cody Wolfe threw for 182 yards, and Jesse Morrell ran for 79 yards and Zach Sowder added 76 and a touchdown apiece for the Tigers, which  outgainedthe Rams 465-246.

Bluefield (0-9, 0-4) committed six turnovers, four interceptions and two fumbles.

The Rams’ lone score came with 1:31 left in the second quarter on a 22-yard touchdown pass from Josh Erby to Rodrell Smith. Caleb Frye added the extra point kick for the Rams to cut the lead to 21-7 before the half.

Georgetown had three rushing touchdowns in the opening quarter, on runs by Greg Raglin (3), Jesse Morrell (7) and Demonte Smith (3).

It was all Georgetown (5-3, 3-1) from there, with Dylan Sims picking off an Erby pass and returning it 35 yards for a score. Sowder would follow with a 1-yard run, and the Tigers made it 21 third quarter points when Arthur Pollard recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown.

Georgetown completed the scoring in the fourth on a 47-yard scoring pass to Jacob Clair from Boo Crabtree.

Josh Depp converted all seven extra points kicks for the Tigers.

Adrian Pope led Bluefield with 83 of its 149 rushing yards, while Erby threw for 60 of the Rams’ 97 yards through the air. Sam Bennett added 49 yards on the ground. Bland County product Dylan Kidd had three catches for 27 yards and threw a pass for another 37 yards.

Anthony Rivers picked off a pass for Bluefield, while Ramir Hollis had nine tackles for the Rams, who did have seven sacks, two by Robert Boatright.

Brock Messina had three sacks for Georgetown. Jaylen Bailey had eight tackles.

Bluefield, which lost 77-9 to Georgetown last season, will visit Lindsey Wilson next Saturday. Kickoff is slated for 2:30 p.m.

Bluefield has now lost 20 straight games over the last two seasons.

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