Strong first half not enough for Mountaineers

Sophomore wide receiver Simms McElfresh’s catch is disrupted by a Georgia defender during Saturday’s game. Despite a strong first quarter, the Bulldogs bit straight through the Mountaineers for a 45-6 win. Photo by Paul Heckert  |  The Appalachian
Appalachian State came out strong this past Saturday, despite falling to the University of Georgia 45-6.

The final score notwithstanding, the team trailed just 14-6 after two quarters, although they were pegged as underdogs to the Bulldogs.

“It was the tale of two halves, there is no question about it,” head coach Scott Satterfield said. “We started out strong and didn’t shy away from this game. Our guys played with great effort to start the game.”

 

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