Garcia's 25-yard TD run helps Lehigh beat Georgetown 21-19
WASHINGTON (AP) Gaige Garcia had a 25-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Lehigh held off Georgetown for a 21-19 victory on Saturday.
Pierce Holley threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Tomas with about a minute left to cap a 12-play, 80-yard drive for Georgetown (1-1). Holley was stuffed on the ensuing 2-point conversion attempt.
Garcia finished with 42 yards rushing. Zaythan Hill added 86 yards, including a 70-yard run that set up his 1-yard score in the second quarter for Lehigh (1-1). Dante Perri threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Eric Johnson to stretch the Hawks' lead to 14-10 before Pat Ryan's 28-yard field goal pulled the Hoyas to 14-13 at halftime.
Perri completed 12 of 18 passes for 137 yards. Holley was 35-of-45 passing for 277 yards with two touchdowns.
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Updated September 10, 2022