Bethune-Cookman stifles S. Carolina State 14-3
Quentin Williams passed for one touchdown and ran for another as
Bethune-Cookman scored early and then held off South Carolina State
14-3 for sole possession of first place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference on Saturday.
The Wildcats (7-1, 4-0 Mid-Eastern) held South Carolina State
(5-3, 3-1) to just 143 yards of total offense. Defense set the tone
early in each half: Marquis Drayton ended S.C. State’s first drive
with an interception after the Bulldogs had driven to the 18.
Williams marched Bethune-Cookman 81 yards in nine plays, hitting
Isidore Jackson from the 4. Williams scored from the 6 a couple of
After halftime, S.C. State’s leading rusher Justin Taylor was
stuffed on third- and fourth-down tries as Bethune-Cookman
dominated. The Wildcats stopped S.C. State five times inside the
Nick Belcher, who had one field goal blocked, hit from 30 in the
fourth quarter to avert the shutout.