Georgia Comes From Behind in Second Half, Scoring 21 Consecutive Factors to Defeat South Carolina 24-14

Georgia improved its file to 3-0 after a powerful comeback in opposition to South Carolina on Saturday. The Bulldogs struggled within the first half, however managed to outscore their opponents 21-0 within the second half to safe a 24-14 victory. Georgia’s offense discovered its footing, whereas the protection stepped as much as shut down South Carolina’s scoring alternatives.

South Carolina took the lead with a late landing within the second quarter, heading into halftime with a 14-3 benefit. Nonetheless, Georgia rapidly reduce that result in simply 4 factors early within the second half. The Bulldogs then took the lead for the primary time within the third quarter, due to a brief landing run by Dillon Bell.

Not solely did Georgia’s offense come alive, however their protection additionally improved after the halftime break. South Carolina’s quarterback, Spencer Rattler, had a powerful first half, finishing 16 of his 18 passes for 152 yards and a landing. Nonetheless, the Gamecocks’ offense struggled within the second half, with their first three drives ending in punts. South Carolina ran solely 12 offensive performs throughout these drives, leading to two three-and-outs.

Georgia sealed the victory within the fourth quarter when operating again Money Jones scored a landing from 13 yards out. Regardless of the win, there are areas that the Bulldogs want to deal with. Kicker Peyton Woodring missed two discipline objectives, RB Daijun Edwards was the one constant floor risk, and the offensive line suffered an harm to Amarius Mims.

Quarterback Carson Beck had a strong efficiency, finishing 27 of his 35 passes for 269 yards. Nonetheless, he may have managed the drive on the finish of the primary half higher after South Carolina took an 11-point lead. The Gamecocks additionally did an excellent job of containing star tight finish Brock Bowers.

Total, Georgia’s efficiency in opposition to South Carolina supplied the group with its first actual check of the season. The Bulldogs have a sport in opposition to UAB in Week 4 earlier than dealing with Auburn later in September. With no ranked groups on their schedule till November, Georgia has a transparent path to the School Soccer Playoff.

By Editor