WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | Sports

No. 1 Georgetown upset at home in NAIA opening round

GEORGETOWN, Ky - Georgetown College built a mountain it could not overcome. The No. 1 Tigers (10-1) had six turnovers, four in the second half and still had a last gasp Saturday against No. 18 Bethel University (9-3) before losing 45-44 in the NAIA Football Championship Series First Round.

Neal Pawsat was leading the GC drive late in the fourth, trailing 39-37. A third down pass was picked off, but then the Bethel defender decided to lateral the ball with less than a minute to play and the lead. The lateral hit the turf and bounced to another Wildcat, Darian Jones.
Blake Naylor grabbed Jones and ripped the ball away for GC ball inside Bethel’s 20. Several plays later Logan Osborne broke free for the score and the Alex Kreimer extra point made it 45-44 GC with 30-plus seconds left.

The Tigers then kicked it off to Jahron Reynolds who went 92-yards for the score and the win, Bethel’s seventh-straight.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus

WKYT

2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 179827051