S.C. State routs Benedict in Palmetto Capital City Classic

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COLUMBIA — Richard Cue threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as South Carolina State rolled past Benedict 59-6 in the Palmetto Capital City Classic on Saturday.

The Bulldogs of the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference (2-2), jumped on top early as Cue threw a touchdown pass to Caleb Davis and ran for another. Justin Taylor ran for a score and Shaquan Brock returned an interception 55 yards for a touchdown and a 28-0 halftime lead.

S.C. State led by as many as 52 before Benedict (2-1) first got on the board with a two-yard score by Tavion Wright late in the fourth quarter.

Cue finished with 99 yards passing and 24 on the ground.

Dondre Brown led the Bulldogs’ rushing effort with 84 yards while Taylor added 69 with two scores.

Davis had four receptions for 76 yards.

Benedict’s Marcus Graham was 17 for 33 with 182 yards and three interceptions.


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