Football Rolls Over BSC on Senior Day, 38-12

Football Rolls Over BSC on Senior Day, 38-12

MOUNT BERRY, Ga. - The Vikings football team closed out their home schedule with a 38-12 win over the Birmingham-Southern College Panthers on Saturday. 

HOW IT HAPPENED:

  • The Vikings racked up 431 yards of total offense and held the Panthers to just 287 offensive yards. 
  • Senior Trey Ciresi opened the scoring in the first quarter, hauling in a 9-yard reception from Slade Dale. 
  • Running backs Austin Lowe and Jacob Collins each added a rushing score before a pair of receiving touchdowns by senior wideouts Chris Lilly and Methus Weldon in the second.
  • Berry put up 31 points in the second quarter alone, heading into halftime leading 38-0. 
  • The Vikings would not score in the second half, but BSC added a receiving TD by Daniel Lopera before Samir Usman punched in a 5-yard score late in the game. 

BERRY STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Slade Dale: 16-25, 248 total yards, 3 TD
  • Jacob Collins: 55 yards, TD
  • Trey Ciresi: 7 rec., 76 yards, TD
  • Chris Lilly: 3 rec., 63 yards, TD
  • Austin Haight: 7 tackles, 1 TFL
  • Tyler Bertolini: 6 tackles, 1 TFL

BSC STATISTICAL STANDOUTS:

  • Kerrigan Pennington: 11-17, 183 total yards, TD
  • Samir Usman: 27 yards, TD
  • Jamal Watkins: 4 rec., 53 yards
  • Daniel Lopera: 3 rec., 49 yards, TD
  • Dylan Main: 5 tackles

NOTABLES:

  • The Vikings had never beaten the Panthers prior to tonight
  • Senior Trey Ciresi now holds the Berry single-season receiving TD record with 10 on the year.

UP NEXT:

  • The Vikings will travel to Danville, Ky., on Nov. 12 for the final game of the year against the 8-1 Centre College Colonels.