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App State scores 35 in the second half; defeat Georgia State 42-17

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Appalachian State Mountaineers defeated the Georgia State Panthers on Wednesday night. The Mountaineers won 42-17 over the Panthers at Kidd Brewer Stadium in Boone, North Carolina. 

With the win, the Mountaineers improved to 4-3 overall. The Panthers fell to 2-5 overall. 

Appalachian State Mountaineers running back Camerun Peoples scores a touchdown against the Georgia State Panthers
Camerun Peoples scores a touchdown against the Georgia State Panthers (Photo by Appalachian State Mountaineers Athletic Department)

The Mountaineers used a big second half to win the contest. They outscored the Panthers 35-3 in the final two quarters. 

Mountaineers quarterback Chase Brice went 7 of 17 for 62 yards. Camerun Peoples led the backs with 23 carries for 168 yards and two touchdowns. Nate Noel had two receptions for 12 yards. 

Panthers quarterback Darren Grainger went 9 of 23 for 73 yards. He also threw one interception. 

Grainger also had 19 carries for 100 yards and one touchdown. Ahmon Green had two receptions for 24 yards. 

Ahmani Marshall started the Mountaineers scoring attack with a 37-yard rushing touchdown. Brice then scored back-to-back touchdowns. Both were one-yard rushing touchdowns. 

Peoples then added a seven-yard rushing touchdown. Anderson Castle also scored a two-yard rushing touchdown. 

Michael Hayes had the Panthers’ lone score in the second half. He made a 47-yard field goal. 

Georgia State led 14-7 at halftime. Tucker Gregg scored on a four-yard rushing touchdown. Grainger also scored on a 26-yard rushing touchdown. 

Peoples scored Appalachian State’s first touchdown. He scored on a 16-yard rushing touchdown.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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