Hampton 36, Elizabeth City St. 13
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) _ Malcolm Benson rushed for two touchdowns Saturday to lead Hampton to a 36-13 victory over Elizabeth City State.
Benson, who rushed only six times for 22 yards, scored on carries of 8 yards and 1 yard. Tyrone Mayer rushed 13 times for 98 yards for Hampton (6-2), and Sekou Wilson completed 10-of-14 for 212 yards and a touchdown.
Kenny Crump was 11-of-19 for 114 yards and a touchdown for Elizabeth City State (6-3). He threw a 37-yard TD pass to Sharano Woodley, and Lamont Avent rushed 1 yard for a touchdown. Michael Jenkins caught seven passes for 175 yards.
Mayer raced 37 yards to score and Kevin White returned a punt 62 yards for a touchdown before Avent’s touchdown made it 13-7 for Hampton in the first quarter.
Benson scored on his 8-yard carry and Wilson combined with Antonio Ricks on a 26-yard TD pass before Crump paired with Woodley to score and Hampton led 27-13. The ensuing point after kick was blocked, and Mayer raced 98 yards to score.
Hampton shut out Elizabeth City State in the second half while Benson added another rushing touchdown to close out the scoring.