CHARLESTON, W. Va. - Quarterback Maurice Hill rushed for two touchdowns yesterday and Bowie State's defense limited West Virginia State to a fourth-quarter touchdown, as the Bulldogs notched a 34-7 victory at Laidley Field in the season opener for both teams.
Hill, a freshman, scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter and a 9-yard run in the second. Sophomore linebacker Atcheson Conway's 69-yard return of a fumble recovery gave Bowie State a 26-0 lead in the third quarter.
The Bulldogs play host to Johnson C. Smith on Saturday.
Bowie State 6 7 13 8 - 34
West Virginia State 0 0 0 7 - 7
First quarter BS-Hill 1 run (kick failed) Second quarter BS-Hill 9 run (Hazar kick) Third quarter BS-Collins 15 run (kick failed) BS-Conway 69 fumble recovery (Hazar kick) Fourth quarter WVS-Williams 2 run (Mitchell kick) BS-Blake fumble recovery in end zone (Manigo run)