Huntingdon falls to Guilford College in season opener

Huntingdon falls to Guilford College in season opener
(Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Huntingdon faced off against Guilford College at home Saturday afternoon but failed to win its first game of the season.

Huntingdon's opening drive ended with a missed field goal, leaving the score 0-0 halfway through the first quarter. Guilford took possession, driving down the field and scoring on a touchdown pass, putting the score at 7-0 at the end of the quarter.

Huntingdon made it on the board with a touchdown pass from quarterback Chip Taylor, evening the score at 7-7 in the second quarter, but Guilford came back with a touchdown of their own, regaining the lead at 14-7. A field goal from Huntingdon closed their deficit at the half to 14-10.

The remainder of the game saw Guilford continue to lead. By the end of the third quarter, both teams had scored touchdowns, making the score 21-17 in Guilford's favor.

In the fourth, Guilford scored a touchdown and added a field goal before Huntingdon answered with a touchdown of their own closing to within a field goal at 31-24. One final touchdown from Guilford made the score 38-24, a score that Huntigdon could not erase.

Huntingdon will be on the road next Saturday at Birmingham-Southern.

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