Bethany Falls to Grove City in PAC Opener

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Bethany College Football opened up PAC Conference play in Grove City, Pa on Saturday evening at Robert E. Thorn Field. The Bison fell to the Wolverines, 26-15.  

Game Overview

With 4:40 to go in the first quarter, the Bison got on the scoreboard from a Hunter Klein 32 yard touchdown pass from Dom Salinertro. Minutes later, Grove City got on the scoreboard from a 27 yard field goal. Bethany led 6-3 at the end of the first quarter.

Bethany saw the lead shift to Grove City in the second quarter after the Wolverines scored two touchdowns to go ahead 17-6 before halftime.

It was all Bethany in the third quarter. The Bison scored at the 9:42 mark on an Abe Lyles 7 yard touchdown pass from Salinertro. The green and white failed to convert the two point conversion. Minutes later the Bison capitalized on a Wolverine turnover with a 28 yard field goal off the foot of Sean Cole. The Bison trailed going into the final quarter, 17-15.

The fourth quarter didn't go how the Bison planned. Grove City would pull away after a safety and a Wesley Schools 53 yard run. Bethany's attempt to comeback fell short.

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Bethany College travels to Waynesburg, Pa for a PAC matchup against the Yellowjackets on Saturday, September 21. Kickoff is set for 1 pm.

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