April 6, 2013
White Beats Blue in Football Spring Game
SALISBURY, NC -- The White rallied from a halftime deficit to top the Blue 10-6 in Catawba's annual Blue-White Spring Game on Saturday morning at Shuford Stadium and Kirkland Field. Catawba will open its 2013 season on Saturday, September 7 as it hosts West Liberty at 1:30 p.m.
In the final half, the White used a grinding possession on the ground to go on top 7-6 following BJ Sherrill's eight-yard run at the 4:04 mark of the third quarter. LJ McCray set a field goal with an interception and a return deep inside Blue territory. Chad Hollandsworth upped the lead to 10-6 on a 19-yard field to open the final quarter.
The Blue had one final chance, driving to the White 20 in the final minute. Make Sheehan had passes of 21 yards to Shaq Hooper and 39 yards to Bruce Smith to set up the chance. The White snuffed out the opportunity with a pair of sacks on the next two plays then broke up the final desperation pass on fourth and long.
Sheehan had given the Blue a halftime lead on his 19-yard pass to Diante Hodges. He set up the score with a 32 yard run. The Blue went for two, but Nate Charest was stopped short on a run.
Sherrill went 8-of-15 through the air of 63 yards for the White. He added 34 yards rushing. Xavier Bond and Channon Crawford each added 32 yards on the ground. Jason Williams caught four passes for 33 yards.
Sheehan threw for 147 yards on 7-of-18 passing for the Blue. Bruce Smith had two catches for 67 yards. Tyler Hamilton had a pair of catches as did Nate Charest, who also completed a pass for seven yards.
Blue (22-30): Mike Sheehan 13-13, Cary Littlejohn 4-14, Thomas Lowe 5-3; White (35-125): BJ Sherrill 7-34, Xavier Bond 11-32, Channon Crawford 14-32, Trey Mashore 1-6, LJ McCray 2-11.
Blue (8-19-154): Mike Sheehan 7-18-147, Nate Charest 1-1-7; White (10-17-87): BJ Sherrill 8-15-63, Richard Shuping 2-2-24.
White: Bruce Smith 2-67, Tyler Hamilton 2-27, Nate Charest 2-20, Shaq Hooper 1-21, Diante Hodges 1-19; Blue: Jason Williams 4-33, Dalton Pierce 2-31, Trey Mashore 2-15, Xavier Bond 2-8.
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede W-5th;M-9th
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Soccer (W) @ Coker 3-0
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 0-3
Football vs. MARS HILL 37-13
Soccer (M) @ Coker 2-1
Golf (W) @ Battle at Old South - Day 2 (Old South GC) 15th of 18
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol) 8th of 10
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 9-0
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 0-3
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 7-2
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5-0
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge W-13th;M-14th
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 0-3
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 18-31
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 0-3
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 1-3
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 3-6
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