Football Edge Geneva, 27-24

Football Edge Geneva, 27-24

Bethany, W. Va. – The Bethany College football team hosted the Geneva Golden Tornadoes for a PAC matchup Saturday afternoon. The Bison edged the Golden Tornadoes, 27-24.

Game Overview

 The Bison scored in twenty five seconds in the opening play of the contest. Raekwon Wright punched the ball in on a two yard run. The green and white held the Golden Tornadoes  on their first drive and took advantage with a Sean Cole 31 yard field goal to give the Bison a 10-0 lead.

Bethany kept the momentum rolling in their favor punching in a two yard touchdown run from Greg Avent. In the second quarter, Geneva tried to catch Bethany, scoring on a 39 yard run and a 31 yard pass. The green and white led 17-13 at the half.

In the third quarter, the Bison added to their lead with a 32 yard touchdown pass from Dom Salinetro to Hunter Klein. The green and white's defense held the Golden Tornadoes to a field goal, maintaining the lead 24-16 after three. Geneva cut the lead to 27-24 in the fourth quarter, but the Bison defense held the Golden Tornadoes scoreless afterwards. The green and white were able to cut the Golden Tornadoes comeback short with an interception.

Offensive Game Leaders

Defensive Game Leaders

Up Next

Bethany College football returns to the Bison Stadium turf on Saturday, October 19, when they host the Carnegie Mellon Tartans. Kickoff set for 4 pm.

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