The North Carolina Central Eagles (4-0) of the MEAC hosted the Virginia University of Lynchburg Dragons (0-4) of the National Christian College Association.
The Eagles came into the game looking to stay in 1st place in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Eagles had just beaten a game New Hampshire Wildcats squad 45-27.
The Dragons were looking for their first win of the season. The Delaware State Hornets were the latest to beat the Dragons at a score of 35-19.
The scoring came often but not early in this one. In the first quarter QB Davius Richard threw an 18-yard pass to WR Andrew Smith for a 7-0 lead. The second quarter had the Dragons tie the score at 7. What happened next is seven more touchdowns and a field goal of 34 yards by K Adrian Olivo by the Eagles. In the second quarter alone three touchdowns were scored. The first was a four-yard pass from QB Davius Richard to WR E.J Hicks. The next was a 10-yard run by RB Latrell Collier. The last was a run by QB Davius Richard from one yard out to go up 28-7 at halftime.
The second half had the Eagles extend their lead with a 12-yard touchdown pass from QB Davius Richard to WR Quentin McCall. RB J’Mari Taylor ran it in from seven yards out for another score. RB Chris Mosley ran in from 58-yards away. There was also one final touchdown thrown by QB Quest Powell to WR Marseille Miller from 24-yards out. The Dragons tacked on touchdown of their own to bring the final score to 59-14.
The Eagles defense did not disappoint with several players who stood out. LB Max U’Ren had seven tackles and a forced fumble. DB Makai McCall had six tackles. DB JaJuan Hudson had five tackles. CB Khalil Baker, DL Colby Warrior and CB Marvin Reed all walked away with an interception.
The Eagles offense were able to dominate with a balanced attack and the defense helped to shut down the Dragon offense.