By Ashley Rasnake, Bluefield State Sports activities Info Director,
Bluefield, WV – Bluefield State College Soccer took down Central State College 27-23 on Saturday.
After the loss within the earlier week, the Huge Blue got here into this recreation with a winner’s mentality. With Bluefield State’s protection taking the sector, it rapidly grew to become evident that this was going to be a defensive recreation. With time dwindling within the first quarter and each crew scoreless, BSU blocked the punt and it was scooped and scored by Reggie Redman, placing the Huge Blue up 6-0. Braxton VanScoy adopted the landing with the additional level to take the Huge Blue into the second quarter with the 7-0 benefit.
The Marauders opened the second with possession and accomplished the drive to even the rating 7-7. Over 11 minutes would cross earlier than both crew would attain the endzone once more. With six minutes left within the half, BSU began to drive at their very own 44-yard line. Quarterback Wyatt Freeman performed huge earlier than the half, finishing 5/5 passes for 39 yards and 11 yards on the bottom to assist the Huge Blue to the one-yard line. Jahdir Loftland accomplished the drive, punching within the one-yard landing run. With VanScoy’s further level, the Huge Blue went into the half forward 14-7.
The Marauders struck first within the second half to tie the rating 14-14; nonetheless, Bluefield State was fast to reply with a landing of their very own. Loftland began the drive with back-to-back rushes, totaling 43-yards, adopted by Brandyn Jordan with eight yards of his personal. After a CSU penalty, Freeman accomplished a 12-yard cross to Perry Wilder III to take again the lead. The Huge Blue benefit was brief lived after CSU returned the kickoff for a landing.
With one quarter left to play, the Huge Blue knew they wanted to come back up huge to safe the victory. Halfway by means of the fourth, Freeman accomplished a cross to Khyon Smith for a 94-yard landing. VanScoy tried to increase the lead additional, however the further level was blocked and brought for 2 by the Marauders. Regardless of CSU pulling inside 4, they might not overcome the deficit set by Bluefield State.
The Huge Blue will host Fort Valley State subsequent Saturday, September twenty fourth with kickoff at 1 p.m.