GREENVILLE, Pennsylvania (WYTV) – Following a 43-10 victory over Slippery Rock last week, the Hickory Hornets invaded Greenville and defeated the Trojans 28-9 Friday night.
The Hornets stung first in the game with junior running back Charles Carr scoring from 17 yards out with 9:14 remaining in the first quarter. The score was set up by a 47 yard pass from Luke Brennan to William Gruber.
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A Casey Eells field goal put Greenville on the board to cut the lead to 7-3.
Penn State commit Andrew Pryts ran it in from one yard out to extend the Hornets lead to 14-3 in the second quarter.
Hickory’s passing game got back into the mix in quarter number three. Luke Brennan connected with Joey DeJulia for a 31 yard score to stretch the lead to 21-3.
Matt Crawford put the first Greenville touchdown on the board in the fourth quarter to close the gap to 21-9.
Pryts scored again for Hickory, extending the Hornets lead to 28-9.
Carr surpassed 3,000 career rushing yards in the game.
Hickory will visit Wilmington in week 8. Greenville will visit Reynolds.