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Kentucky State tops Central State in HBCU Classic for Columbus

The Thorobreds (1-0) host Kentucky Wesleyan on September 11 at 1:00 in their home opener.
Kentucky State tops Central State.
Kentucky State tops Central State.(Kentucky State Athletics)
Published: Aug. 28, 2021 at 8:08 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKYT) - Kentucky State beat Central State 20-6 Saturday to win the HBCU Classic for Columbus.

After not playing in 2020 due to COVID, the Thorobreds open their 2021 campaign with a dominant win. Kentucky State has now won 15 of the last 16 meetings with the Marauders.

Brett Sylve opened the scoring with a 6-yard touchdown. The Breds added a scoop and score for a 13-0 lead at halftime. Central State scored early in the fourth quarter to cut the lead to 13-6, but Kentucky State answered with a 39-yard touchdown run from Kendon Walker to ice away the win.

The Thorobreds (1-0) host Kentucky Wesleyan on September 11 at 1:00 in their home opener.

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