COLUMBUS, Ga. (WSFA) - Peyton Ramzy’s presence was felt and his impression made in the historic Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic. The Tuskegee wideout had a pair of touchdown receptions in the Golden Tigers’ (2-4, 2-1) 21-10 win over Morehouse (2-4, 0-2).
Ramzy’s two touchdowns came in the first and fourth quarters, sandwiched in between by a Jamarcus Ezell touchdown run in the second quarter. Ezell capped a 74-yard, 11-play drive with a quarterback sneak on the goal line to extend the Golden Tigers lead to 14-7.
The Maroon Tigers of Morehouse scored all 10 of their points in the second quarter. First, evening the score on a Frank Bailey 10-yard touchdown run, and then pulling to within four after a Fernando S Dela 29-yard field goal with 1:29 to play in the first half.
Both defenses stood tall in the third pitching a shutout. Tuskegee forced a turnover via an interception on Morehouse’s opening drive of the second half.
Ramzy capped the scoring with his second touchdown of the game coming with 11 minutes left to play in the game. He’d finish the afternoon with 54 yards receiving on five receptions. He was also named MVP of the Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic.
Both of Ramzy’s touchdown receptions came from quarterback Ahmad Deramus, who finished the game with 137 yards passing.
The Golden Tigers host Central State next Saturday at 1 p.m.