April 9, 2008
Blue Wins Spring Football Game 15-9 in Double Overtime
SALISBURY, NC -- Willis Boykins (Camden, SC/Camden HS) scored from a yard-out in the second overtime and Mike Benton (Greensboro, NC/Dudley HS) broke up a fourth down pass on the goal line as the Blue topped the White 15-9 in the annual Spring Football Game. The Blue had rallied from a 3-0 deficit at the half and were also down 9-3 after the first possession of overtime.
The White produced the lone points of the first half on a 36-yard field goal by Cory Darnell (Rural Hall, NC/N. Forsyth HS) with just 12 seconds left in the opening half. The Blue got the tying points with 9:11 to play as DJ Gill (Orlando, FL/Cyprus Creek) connected on a 45-yard field goal.
The White had the first possession in overtime and scored on an 11-yard pass from Howard Williamson (Greensboro, NC/Dudley HS) to Brandon Bunn (Virginia Beach, VA/Fork Union). On the Blue possession, Patrick Dennis (Durham, NC/Cedar Ridge HS) was sacked on fourth down, but Marqus Davis (Charlotte, NC/N. Mecklenburg HS) was called for a face mask to give the Blue another set of downs at the two-yard line. Two plays later Dennis scored on a keeper to tie the game, but a two-point pass was incomplete to farce a second overtime. After a penalty backed the Blue back to the 32-yard line, Dennis completed a pass to Boykins for 31 yards to the one and Boykins scored a play later for the winning points.
Dennis threw for 117 yards, completing 10-of-22 passes. Boykins caught three of the passes for 53 yards, while Antwan Strong (Charlotte, NC/W. Charlotte HS) and Trevon McEntyre (Rutherfordton, NC/E. Rutherford HS) also had three catches. Boykins led the ground attack with 15 yards. Williamson completed 10-of-26 passes for 79 yards for the White. Bunn caught five passes for 58 yards and also completed one pass for 25 yards. Erik Smith (Evans, GA/Greenbrier HS) led the running attack with 15 yards.
Defensively, Julian Hartsell (Columbia, SC/Ridgeview HS) had one and half sacks and forced a fumble for the Blue. Lamar Keaton (Charlotte, NC/Butler HS) caused a fumble and was also in on a sack, while Aaron Cauble (Salisbury, NC/E. Rowan HS) had an interception. Davis had two sacks for the White, while Wilbur Pender (Franklinton, NC/Franklinton HS) and Brandon Sutton (Snow Hill, NC/Greene Central HS) also had sacks. Cortez Best (Huntersville, NC/N. Mecklenburg HS) and Jaspen Gray (Advance, NC/Davie Co. HS) had interceptions.
W - 0:12 - Cory Darnell 36 FG
B - 9:11 – DJ Gill 45 FG
W - Brandon Bunn 11 pass from Howard Williamson (run failed)
B – Patrick Dennis 1 run (pass failed)
B – Willis Boykins 1 run (pass failed)
Rushing: Blue (25-12) - Willis Boykins 8-15, Brian Terwilliger 8-5, Patrick Dennis 9-(-8). White (29-5) - Erik Smith 12-15, EJ Branch 6-4, Howard Williamson 11-(-14).
Passing: Blue (11-23-1-120) - Patrick Dennis 10-22-2-117, Brian Terwilliger 1-1-0-3. White (11-28-1-104) - Howard Williamson 10-26-1-79, Brandon Bunn 1-1-0-25, Team 0-1-0-0.
Receiving: Blue - Willis Boykins 3-53, Antwan Strong 3-21, Travon McEntyre 3-15, Brian Terwilliger 1-18, Grayson Downs 1-13. White - Brandon Bunn 5-58, Travis Landrum 3-33, Jamey Small 2-15, Erik Smith 1-3.
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Softball vs. AUGUSTA 0-6
Baseball @ Lynn 11-12
Basketball (W) @ Anderson 69-75
Softball vs. AUGUSTA 4-3
Basketball (M) @ Anderson 77-65
Golf (W) @ Barton Invite at Kiawah - Day 2 (Cougar Point GC) 12th of 16
Baseball @ Nova Southeastern 6-25
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 1 p.m.
Softball @ Mount Olive, ppd. 3 p.m.
Baseball @ Belmont Abbey 5-6
Basketball (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 56-61
Basketball (M) vs.LENOIR-RHYNE 84-77
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 6-4
Softball @ UNC Pembroke 0-8
Baseball vs,. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 7-9
Lacrosse (M) @ Belmont Abbey 10-18
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 3-12
Baseball vs. PALM BEACH ATLANTIC 6-5
Lacrosse (W) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 6-24
Basketball (M) @ Bluefield St. 76-55
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Fleming Isl. GC)
Golf (M) @ Spring Invite Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Fleming Isl. GC) 14th of 17
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 1)
Baseball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 5-7
Basketball (W) @ Coker 63-60
Basketball (M) @ Coker 79-77
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 2)
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-4
Softball @ Belmont Abbey 3-2
Lacrosse (W) vs. CONVERSE 16-6
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 3)
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-2
Swimming @ Bluegrass Mountain Championships (Day 4) W-5th;M-7th
Softball vs SHIPPENSBURG 3-4
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 11-3
Softball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 8-4
Lacrosse (M) @ Mount Olive 3-15
Basketball (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 49-80
Basketball (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 89-104
Softball vs BARTON 11-3
Baseball vs. SHIPPENSBURG 4-6
Lacrosse (W) @ UVA-Wise 12-13
Softball vs BARTON 11-0
Tennis (W) @ Elon 0-7
Track/Field @ SAC Indoor Championships W-10th,M-10th
Golf (W) @ Converse Invite - Day 1 (Carolina CC)
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Baseball @ Mount Olive 9-4
Lacrosse (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 11-10
Tennis (M) vs. BELMONT ABBEY 6-3
Basketball (W) @ Newberry 39-59
Basketball (M) @ Newberry 84-92
Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ Mount Olive 6-3
Tennis (M) @ Mount Olive 0-9
Lacrosse (M) vs. CHOWAN 27-12
Baseball vs. COKER 26-1
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Swimming @ Royal Open (Day 2)
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Softball vs USC AIKEN 1 p.m.
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Softball vs USC AIKEN 3 p.m.
Baseball vs. COKER 4 p.m.
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Softball vs YOUNG HARRIS 1 p.m.
Lacrosse (M) vs. FLORIDA SOUTHERN 1 p.m.
Softball vs. YOUNG HARRIS 3 p.m.
Basketball (M) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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Lacrosse (W) @ Belmont Abbey 3 p.m.
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