September 21, 2021 1:21 am
Stakely lifts Georgetown over Delaware State 20-14 in OT

Stakely lifts Georgetown over Delaware State 20-14 in OT

DOVER (Del. (AP) — Joshua Stakely scored on a 5-yard run in overtime and Georgetown rallied to knock off Delaware State 20-14 in nonconference play on Saturday.

Stakely was responsible for all 25 yards on the Hoyas’ overtime drive. He carried four times. Georgetown had the chance to win its season opener, but Conor Hunt’s 35-yard field goal attempt failed with 5: 26 left. Stakely was limited to 18 yards of rushing in regulation play.

The Hornets (1-1) jumped to a 14-0 advantage. Sy’Veon Wilkerson scored untouched on an 11-yard run on the first play of the second quarter to open the scoring. Tylik Bethea connected with Jerrish Halsey for a 14-yard score on Delaware State’s next drive before being shut out the rest of the way.

Georgetown did not score until just 4 seconds before the half-time break when Joseph Brunell hit Ser Portobanco with a 17-yard touchdown. This made it 14-7. Brunell scored a 36-yard touchdown to Camero Crayton, with 9: 36 remaining in the third quarter. This tied the score at 14.. Delaware State was the first to have the ball in OT. However, Joseph Delgado’s yard field-goal attempt was blocked.

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