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Live Updates from Nicholls vs Sacramento State

Photo by: Ryker John Emnace

Follow along on the Nicholls Worth for live updates from Nicholls’ football season opener against Sacramento State.

The game will start at 6:00 p.m. tonight at John L. Guidry Stadium.

5:33 p.m. – 30 minutes until kickoff.

6:01 p.m. – Sacramento State wins the coin toss and elects to receive.

6:03 – Nicholls kicksoff.  No return from Sacramento State; Takes possession at 25-yard-line.

6:07 – Sacramento State running back Marcus Fulcher converts 3&12 from Nicholls 37.

6:09 – First and Goal for the Hornets at Nicholls’ four-yard-line.

6:13 – Hornets score a touchdown on a five-yard Marcus Fulcher run. Extra point good. 1Q 10:01 remaining.

6:19 Colonels punt. Hornets fair catch at Hornets’ 10.

6:23 Quarterback Carson Camp exits the game after a big hit.

6:25 – Colonels make a 3rd down stop. Hornets punt. Hornets down the ball at Colonels’ six.

6:28 – Colonels convert 3rd&1 on 16-yard Collin Guggenheim rush.

6:30 – Hornets get the ball back on an interception at Colonels’ 49.

6:32 – Hornets punt. Colonels get the ball at their own one-yard-line.

6:36 – Colonels punt. Hornets get the ball at Colonels 33.

6:37 – End of first quarter.

6:42 – Touchdown Hornets (One-yard rush by Marcus Fulcher). Extra point good. 14-0 Hornets.

6:53 – Colonels punt. Hornets return the ball to Colonels’ 29.

7:05 – Colonels tackle for loss (-5 yards) on 3rd&Goal. Hornets’ field goal is good. 17-0 Hornets.

7:10 Hornets ball at their own 38 after a Colonels’ punt.

7:12 Hornets are stopped on 3rd down after a quarterback scramble. No return on the punt. Colonels ball at their own 13.

7:15 – Pass interference on the Hornets. Colonels’ ball at own 42.

7:17 – Pass interference on Hornets(Zelmar Vedder) ball on Colonels’ 26.

7:24 – Gavin Lasseigne’s 30-yard field goal attempt is good. 17-3 Hornets.

7:53 – A McQuaide incompletion leads to a Colonels’ punt. Hornets take possession at their own 12-yard-line after a short return.

8:03 – Colonels intercept the ball and return it to the Hornets 11-yard-line

8:06 – 4-yard touchdown rush on 3rd&2 by Colonels’ quarterback Pat McQuaide(Extra point is good). 17-10 Hornets. Q3 7:16 remaining.

8:17 – Hornets miss a 45-yard field goal after a false start penalty drives them back five yards.

8:20 – A 77-yard punt by Kylan Dupre pins the Hornets at their own 11.

8:24 40-yard passing touchdown by the Hornets. 24-10 Hornets.

8:39 Seven-yard touchdown rush by Hornets quarterback Kaiden Bennett. Hornets lead 31-10. 12:43 remaining.

8:48 A wild snap on a punt attempt gives the Hornets the ball at the Colonels’ five-yard-line. A five-yard touchdown pass on the following play extends the Hornets’ lead to 28 points. 38-10 Hornets. 10:13 remaining.

8:57 – A three-yard rushing touchdown by Jaylon Spears makes the score 38-17 Hornets. 7:26 remaining.

9:09 – An 84-yard pass from McQuaide leads to a Terry Mathews touchdown. 38-24 Hornets 1:40 remaining.

9:13 – The Hornets kneel down on the ball and run out the clock.

Final Score – Sacramento State- 38 Nicholls- 24

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Brogan Burns
Brogan Burns, Sports Editor
I'm a Mass Communications major and a huge Saints fan. I’m from Chalmette, and I haven’t seen my dog in a month. Fun Fact: I’ve listened to the Sour album upwards of 50 times.
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Ryker John Emnace, Head Photographer
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