Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Tech Trailblazers picked up their second consecutive victory with a win over an in-state foe within the Southern Utah Thunderbirds.

The Blazers hosted the T-Birds at Larger Zion Stadium on Saturday, November 5.

Utah Tech defeated SUU, 48-36.

TRAILBLAZERS WIN!!!!#UtahTechBlazers | #WACfb

— Utah Tech Soccer (@UtahTechFB) November 6, 2022

The Trailblazers used a giant first quarter to propel themselves all through the competition and maintain on for a double-digit win over the close by rival Thunderbirds. Utah Tech jumped out to a 17-3 lead through the opening quarter-hour of motion because of a pair of landing passes by Victor Gabalis, one to Joey Hobert and one other to Rickie Johnson.

The T-Birds responded with a pair of touchdowns to begin the second quarter. SUU’s first journeys into the top zone and area purpose helped the T-Birds again into the sport. Nevertheless, the Blazers added a area purpose and one other landing cross from Gabalis to Johnson to take a one-score lead into the halftime break.

Within the second half, Gabalis threw one other pair of landing passes, once more to Hobert and Johnson.

Rickie Johnson takes the display screen cross 75 yards for his 3RD TD of the sport!!!#UtahTechBlazers | #WACfb

— Utah Tech Soccer (@UtahTechFB) November 6, 2022

SUU additionally scored a pair of touchdowns through the remaining 3o minutes. Nevertheless, the early lead and a late landing run by Quali Conley helped seal victory for the Trailblazers.

Utah Tech completed the sport with 603 yards of complete offense. Southern Utah put up 411 yards. Neither crew turned the ball over within the shootout.

Gabalis completed the sport 24/36 passing for 463 yards and 5 touchdowns. Johnson led Utah Tech’s receivers with 9 receptions for 277 yards and three touchdowns. Hobert added eight catches for 144 yards and two touchdowns. Conley carried the ball 22 instances for 155 yards and a landing.

QUALI CONLEY TD!! He runs it in from 27 yards out!!#UtahTechBlazers | #WACfb

— Utah Tech Soccer (@UtahTechFB) November 6, 2022

Justin Miller led Southern Utah by ending 23/34 passing for 273 yards.

With the end result, Utah Tech improved to a file of 3-6 on the season, together with 1-3 in Western Athletic Convention video games. SUU fell to 3-6 total and 1-3 in WAC motion.

Utah Tech subsequent recreation is at dwelling in opposition to the Tarleton Texans on Saturday, November 12 at 1 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN+.

Southern Utah’s subsequent recreation is at dwelling in opposition to the Lincoln Oaklanders on November 12 at 1 p.m. on ESPN+.

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By Admin

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