COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Bears extend winning streak to 3 at Bethel

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


First Quarter

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

Second Quarter

BU – Rodrigo Campos, 41-yard field goal, 7:53

Third Quarter

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

Fourth Quarter

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.