The University of Pikeville’s ground attack carried the Bears to a big road win over Bethel, 35-19, in a Mid-South Conference game played Friday night.
Running back Jayden Neace ran for 119 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Jamarion Sanders added 124 yards rushing and one score.
Trevor Wofford passed foe one touchdown, completing six passes for 89 yards. Jalil El-Amin came off the bench and finished with 124 yards through the air.
Receiver Victor Johnson had four catches for 50 yards and a touchdown.
UPIKE rushed for 275 net yards and passed for 213.
The Bears will play at the University of Cumberlands (2-3) at 6 pm on Apr. 2.
At McKenzie, Tenn.
UP (3-2)….14 0 7 14 – 35
BU (3-2)…..0 3 10 6 – 19
UP – Jayden Neace, 13-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 9:15
UP – Victor Johnson, 19-yard ass from Trevon Wofford (Jake Headly kick), 8:29
BU – Rodrigo Campos, 41-yard field goal, 7:53
BU – Caleb Nelson, 2-yard pass from Jacob Murphfree (Rodrigo Campos kick), 11:55
UP – Jayden Neace, 6-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 2:25
BU – Rodrigo Campos, 40-yard field goal, :11
UP – Jamarion Sanders, 16-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 12:15
BU – Jacob Murphfree, 9-yard pass from Tremaine Osborne (kick failed), 9:17
UP – Jalil El-Amin, 1-yard run (Jake Headly kick), 3:43
Next up: UPIKE (3-2) at University of Cumberlands (2-3), 6 pm, Apr. 2.