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Football Improves to 5-2 with Win

Football Improves to 5-2 with Win

GREENVILLE, Ill. -- The football team upped their 2012 season mark to 5-2 with a 42-35 Homecoming win over Eureka on Saturday.

The Panthers rushed for 386 yards and six touchdowns in the win.  Immanuel Gamble was Greenville's leading rusher with 138 yards and one touchdown.  Justin Honeycutt collected 133 rushing yards and two touchdowns.  Brendan Chambers ran for 103 yards and three touchdowns.

Greenville scored the first 5 touchdowns of the game, with Chambers running for three of them and  Honeycutt adding two. It wasn't until late into the second quarter that Eureka got on the scoreboard, when Red Devil Zach McCoy ran for a 4 yard touchdown. This brought the halftime score to 35-7 GC.

McCoy started the second half with another touchdown for Eureka. GC quickly answered with a 54 yard run by Gamble to get Greenville another touchdown. That would prove to be the Panthers' last points of the game, as Eureka went on to get three touchdowns before the final whistle blew. Fortunately for Greenville, the Red Devils' last push was not enough to overtake the home team and GC came out with a 42-35 win on homecoming.

The Panthers return to action next Saturday with a game at Westminster.

This story was published on October 20, 2012


This story is cross posted from http://www.greenville.edu/news/football-improves-to-52-with-win



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