Booth’s 4 TDs carry Eastern Kentucky past W. Carolina 49-17

The Colonels finish the 2020 season with a 3-6 record.
EKU rolls past Western Carolina 49-17.
EKU rolls past Western Carolina 49-17.(EKU Athletics)
Published: Nov. 21, 2020 at 7:55 PM EST
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RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - Alonzo Booth ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns, caught another and Eastern Kentucky’s four touchdowns in the fourth quarter sent the Colonels to a 49-17 win over Western Carolina.

Eastern Kentucky scored three touchdowns in consecutive possessions with the longest drive lasting 46 seconds.

Before halftime, Ricky Palao scooped Isaiah Velez’s fumble on a sack to give the Catamounts a 10-7 advantage with 11:40 left before halftime.

The lead lasted a mere 14 seconds as Davion Ross returned the ensuing kickoff 94 yards for the lead.

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