The Maryville College football team scored the final 35 points of the game to hand The Pride a 41-6 home setback on Saturday. The win denied Greensboro of its best start in school history.
Maryville opened the scoring 8:45 into the game with a 51-yard touchdown run by Travis Felder. The extra point was off target, leaving the score at 6-0 in favor of the Scots.
The Pride had a quick answer less than one minute later, as Warren Scott Jr. raced 80 yards to the endzone. Greensboro also failed to convert the extra point as the score remained even at 6-6.
Maryville recorded the lone touchdown of the second quarter as Felder plunged in from five yards out with 13:10 showing on the clock to put the Scots back on top 13-6 heading into the half.
The Scots added an early score in the third quarter on another Felder run to extend the advantage to 20-6. Maryville used the momentum to dominate the fourth quarter, outscoring The Pride 21-0 en route to the 41-6 final.
Greensboro finished the game with 350 yards of total offense – 190 through the air and 160 on the ground. The Scots, meanwhile, relied on a punishing rushing attack to rack up 565 yards – with 390 coming on the ground and 175 in the passing game.
The Pride forced a fumble and an interception on the day but returned the favor by giving away two interceptions and a fumble.
Scott Jr. recorded 118 yards rushing and a score while quarterback Ryan Throndset finished the game 13-30 passing with 190 yards and no interceptions. Antwan Thorpe narrowly missed the century mark in receiving yards – finishing with four catches for 99 yards.
Julian Cinotti posted a game high 12 tackles on the day. Travis Welch added ten tackles and one tackle for loss.
Greensboro falls to 3-2 on the season and 1-1 in the USA South with the loss. The Pride will look to rebound on October 13 as Averett comes to town for a Homecoming showdown. Kick-off is slated for 1 p.m. at Jamieson Stadium located on the grounds of Grimsley High School in Greensboro, NC.