0, 1st2nd3rd4thFinal
Cumberland (Tenn.)00066
Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)14721648
1st Quarter
LINDTD08:39Jaylen Boyd 2 Yd Run (Jared Dougherty kick)
LINDTD05:36Jay Gaudlock 32 Yd Pass From Cameron Dukes (Jared Dougherty kick)
2nd Quarter
LINDTD00:51Joshua Lewis 44 Yd Pass From Cameron Dukes (Jared Dougherty kick)
3rd Quarter
LINDTD14:16Jay Gaudlock 39 Yd Pass From Cameron Dukes (Jared Dougherty kick)
LINDTD04:50Jay Gaudlock 5 Yd Pass From Cameron Dukes (Jared Dougherty kick)
LINDTD01:47Jaleel Warren 24 Yd Pass From Cameron Dukes (Jared Dougherty kick)
4th Quarter
CUTD10:38Kendall Johnson 43 Yd Run (Robbie Brewington missed kick)
LINDTD06:26Del'von Dunn 1 Yd Run (Jared Dougherty missed kick)
Stats at a GlanceCULIND
1st Downs1427
3rd Down Conversions5-154-10
4th Down Conversions1-23-3
Passing (Comp-Att)94 (12-22) 316 (20-25)
Rushing (Att)167 (41) 177 (40)
Total Yards261493
Fumbles Lost00
Dukes, Blue Raiders too much for Phoenix
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Dukes, Blue Raiders too much for Phoenix
Kendall Johnson picked up the only score for the Phoenix in loss to No. 10 Lindsey Wilson. (Credit: Steve Wampler)

COLUMBIA, Ky.- No. 10 Lindsey Wilson defeat the Phoenix in Columbia, Ky., 48-6.

The Cumberland (3-2, 1-1 MSC) offense accumulated 261 yards of total offense and the defense forced one interception that lead to the only Cumberland score.

Quarterback Joseph Rushin completed 12-18 passes for 92 yards. Running back Telvin Rucker collected 73 rushing yards on 13 attempts. Kendall Johnson had two carries for 44 yards and one rushing touchdown. Johnson also had five catches for 51 yards.

Tyler Tate and Jon Carrothers each registered 11 total tackles in the game with Tate intercepting one pass. Jace Capps picked up three sacks on the game. Champ Leddon recorded seven tackles and forced one fumble while Malik Trollinger also picked up seven total tackles.

Lindsey Wilson (6-0, 3-0 MSC) threw for 316 yards on the day and collected 493 yards of total offense. The defense held the Phoenix offense to 14 first downs all day and had two takeaways.

Blue Raiders quarterback Cameron Dukes picked apart the Cumberland defense going 17-21 for 247 yards and five touchdown passes to three different receivers. Jay Gaudlock pulled in six catches and three touchdowns on 99 yards receiving. Josh Lewis also had four catches for 49 yards and one touchdowns. Del’von Dunn had the most rushing yards for the Blue Raiders with 50 and registered one touchdown late in the game.

Lindsey Wilson opening drive was capped off by a two-yard touchdown rush by Jaylen Boyd. The Phoenix defense had two pass interference calls with one extending the drive on a 3rd and goal try by the Blue Raiders.

Next Lindsey possession, quarterback Cameron Dukes found Jay Gaudlock over the middle for a 32-yard touchdown pass.

The Phoenix offense finally started to break through the Blue Raiders defense when Telvin Rucker got loose for a 28-yard rush after the Lindsey kickoff went out of bounds. Rushin found Ian Spence for a 10-yard completion. A false start call on third down backed up the Phoenix offense to the 26 yard line for a Robbie Brewington field goal attempt of 43 yards that Brewington missed.

Phoenix defense settled into the game after the first couple of Lindsey possessions. After a Helman Garcia punt pinned the Blue Raiders inside their own 10-yard line, Jace Capps picked a big sack on third down forcing Lindsey to punt from inside the five-yard line.

On the ensuing Phoenix possession, Rushin completed a 26 yard pass down the sideline to Shaw Niblett to put Cumberland at the eight-yard line. Lindsey defense stood Cumberland up on four straight rushing attempts on the goal line. Turning over the ball to Lindsey at the two-yard line.

After a couple rushes to give Lindsey some breathing room, Dukes found Terrill Cole Jr. for 34 yards and the very next play found Josh Lewis wide open along the sideline for a 44-yard touchdown pass giving the Blue Raiders a 21-0 lead at the half.

Lindsey scored quick to open up the second half, quarterback Dukes found a wide open Jay Gaudlock for 39-yard touchdown pass.

The Phoenix offense got something going on the next drive with the swing pass, but the offense stalled in the red zone for another field goal attempt that kicker Noah Mason missed wide right. The Lindsey Wilson offense could not move the ball as the Phoenix forced a punt, but the Blue Raiders punter Jared Dougherty passed it to a wide open Eddie Davis on a fake punt to give the Blue Raiders a first down and to extend the drive. Lindsey Wilson capitalized on the second chance and Dukes completed a touchdown pass to Gaudlock for his third touchdown catch of the game.

Dukes converts on his fifth touchdown pass of the game to Jaleel Warren after a five play drive.

In the fourth quarter, Tyler Tate intercepted new Lindsey quarterback Payton Veraldi at the Lindsey 49-yard line. Cumberland took advantage as Kendall Johnson broke loose for a 43-yard touchdown rush. The extra point was missed to bring it to 42-6.

Lindsey Wilson responded after a big kickoff return by Jaylen Boyd for 50 yards. Running Ben Abrell collected rushes of 10 and 21 yards and finally pushed in a one-yard rush for the touchdown.

Blue Raiders Marcellus Campbell intercepted new Cumberland quarterback Jacob Croasman on the ensuing Cumberland possession to give the Blue Raiders the ball back at their own 33-yard line. Jace Capps recorded his third sack of the game on the next Lindsey possession to force Lindsey to punt the ball back to us.

Jacob Croasman was intercepted again by Marcellus Campbell after it went off the fingertips of the Cumberland receiver.

Cumberland is back at home next Saturday to take on No. 11 the University of the Cumberlands. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.