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West Virginia dominates Virginia Tech 33-10 in battle for the Black Diamond Trophy – WSLS 10


BLACKSBURG, Va. – It was a troublesome rivalry sport loss for the Hokies. On Thursday evening, they misplaced to West Virginia 33-10.

J.T. Daniels threw for 203 yards and a landing to steer West Virginia to the victory within the battle for the Black Diamond Trophy.

CJ Donaldson rushed for 106 yards and West Virginia (2-2) obtained a robust efficiency from its protection to win its second straight sport after shedding the primary two.

The Mountaineers, who beat Virginia Tech for the second consecutive season, scored on 5 straight possessions spanning the primary and second half. Daniels’ 24-yard landing go to Sam James with 11 seconds left within the first half gave the Mountaineers a 13-7 lead, they usually by no means trailed once more.

Virginia Tech led 7-3 after a Grant Wells discovered Kaleb Smith on a 28 yard connection. A key sequence within the sport adopted, when Tony Mathis Jr. fumbled setting the Hokies up for an opportunity to stretch the lead. However Virginia Tech would fail on a 4th and one, and West Virginia would ultimately regain the momentum. They’d submit a subject purpose, after which money in with :11 seconds to play when Daniels hit James for the 13-7 halftime lead.

The 2 groups traded subject objectives within the second half earlier than The Mountaineers would put the sport away. Justin Johnson Jr. would trot in from 6 yards out to make the rating 23-10. The landing capped a 9-play 75 yard drive that was fueled by a pair of non-public foul penalties towards the Hokies.

The West Virginia protection would add a choose 6 from Jacolby Spells to additional stretch the lead. Virginia Tech did loads of harm to themselves, racking up 15 penalties for 132 yards.

Virginia Tech(2-2) will journey to North Carolina on October 1st.

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