Billings leads Georgetown over Conway 26-17

  • Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Michael Billings scored three touchdowns to lead Georgetown to a 26-17 win over Conway on Aug. 22.

Billings got the Bulldogs on the board first with a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

After Conway tied the game on a punt return in the second quarter, Billings got his second 1-yard touchdown of the game with 1:09 left in the half. The extra point was blocked to keep the score 13-7.

The Tigers drove down the field and hit a 25-yard field goal with six seconds left to make the score 13-10 at halftime.

Conway took a 17-13 lead with a third quarter touchdown, but a 1-yard touchdown by Jalil Smith and Billings third touchdown secured the Georgetown victory.

The Bulldogs’ offense was dominant. Georgetown had 290 rushing yards and 140 passing yards.

Billings rushed for 182 yards and averaged seven yards per carry. Jarvis Brown had 94 yards and Tyler McAlister had 12 yards.

Brown was 7-for-9 passing for 122 yards, before injuring his knee.

Georgetown head coach Bradley Adams said the extent of Brown’s injury will not be known until an MRI is done.

McAlister was 2-for-2 for 18 yards.

Zaquan Collins was the leading receiver with 68 yards. Marquez Drayton had 38 yards and Darrion Graham had 27.

Conway had 106 rushing yards and 143 passing yards.

Smith had 11 tackles and a sack to lead the Georgetown defense. Cavonte Gamble had six tackles a fumble recovery; Billings, Justin Reed, Sheldon Billings and Zaire Barron had four tackles each; Markel Guiles and Collins had three tackles each; and Comega Myers had a sack and forced a fumble.

Georgetown is off until Sept. 5, when the Bulldogs host Andrews.

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