October 25, 2009
Chargers' offense cruises to GLIAC win
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Joique Bell scored two touchdowns, but the day belonged to host Hillsdale.
The Chargers led, 28-0, at halftime and rolled to a 45-14 victory Saturday over Wayne State. Hillsdale improved to 7-2, 6-2 in the GLIAC.
Hillsdale led, 31-0 -- thanks to three touchdown passes from Troy Weatherhead to Andre Holmes (3, 22 and 68 yards) and a 38-yard field goal by Mark Petro -- before the Warriors (6-3, 5-3) scored.
Bell ran for all four plays on a 54-yard drive that ended with a 30-yard score at 8:55 in the third quarter. He finished with 164 yards on 24 carries.
But the Chargers answered as Vinnie Panizzi rushed for his second touchdown at 6:48, increasing the lead to 38-7. Panizzi finished with 127 yards on 23 carries. At 13:03 of the fourth quarter, Weatherhead connected with A.J. Kegg on another touchdown for a 45-7 lead. With 10 seconds left, Bell added his second TD.
Weatherhead completed 23 of 33 passes for 356 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions.