Scores

Final

N Greenville 37

VMI 24

(1-2, 1-1 home)

1:30 PM ET, September 14, 2013

Alumni Memorial Field, Lexington, VA

1 2 3 4 T
NGR 10 13 14 037
VMI 0 10 7 724

Top Performers

Passing: E. Kordenbrock (VMI) - 369 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Ziglar (VMI) - 11 CAR, 61 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Patterson (VMI) - 6 REC, 77 YDS, 1 TD

Hughes' 3 Tds, North Greenville defeat VMI 37-24

Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Va. -- Nelson Hughes threw for 289 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another score Saturday to lead North Greenville over VMI 37-24 in the first meeting between the schools.

North Greenville (2-0), a Division II Independent, had little trouble handling VMI (1-2), opening a 23-10 halftime lead.

Freddie Martino had 12 receptions for 182 yards, including a 25-yard touchdown. Hughes also connected with DeVontez Rouse for a 23-yard score. Both came in the first half.

The Crusaders rolled up 504 total yards, 215 on the ground. Trey Walker led eight North Greenville rushers with 63 yards on 13 carries and added a 2-yard touchdown.

VMI's Eric Kordenbrock, who completed a pass to nine different receivers, threw for 369 yards and two touchdowns in the loss, but VMI managed just 22 yards rushing on 23 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NGR
VMI
1st Downs2616
Total Yards504391
Passing289369
Rushing21522
Penalties7-404-51
3rd Down Conversions7-168-18
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers11
Possession31:4528:15

Passing Leaders

North GreenvilleC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hughes23/352898.321
Virginia Military InstituteC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kordenbrock27/473697.920

Rushing Leaders

North GreenvilleCARYDSAVGTDLG
Walker13634.8130
Byrd10585.8015
Virginia Military InstituteCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ziglar11615.5122
Forlines155.005

Receiving Leaders

North GreenvilleRECYDSAVGTDLG
Martino1218215.2152
Rouse58016.0139
Virginia Military InstituteRECYDSAVGTDLG
Patterson67712.8131
Rogers37224.0059

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNGRVMI
NGRFG11:04Justin Gravely 22 Yd 30
NGRTD03:44DeVontez Rouse 23 Yd Pass From Nelson Hughes (Justin Gravely Kick) 100
SECOND QUARTERNGRVMI
NGRFG10:20Justin Gravely 27 Yd 130
TD08:57Doug Burton 47 Yd Pass From Eric Kordenbrock (Dillon Christopher Kick) 137
NGRFG03:46Justin Gravely 45 Yd 167
NGRTD00:35Freddie Martino 25 Yd Pass From Nelson Hughes (Justin Gravely Kick) 237
FG00:00Dillon Christopher 37 Yd 2310
THIRD QUARTERNGRVMI
NGRTD11:56Trey Walker 2 Yd Run (Justin Gravely Kick) 3010
TD05:22Derrick Ziglar 22 Yd Run (Dillon Christopher Kick) 3017
NGRTD02:37Nelson Hughes 14 Yd Run (Justin Gravely Kick) 3717
FOURTH QUARTERNGRVMI
TD00:24Samuel Patterson 6 Yd Pass From Eric Kordenbrock (Dillon Christopher Kick) 3724