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Builders Drop Road Contest 40-20 to Ferrum

Builders Drop Road Contest 40-20 to Ferrum

FINAL SCORE: Ferrum 40, Apprentice School 20
RECORDS: Ferrum 2-0, Apprentice School 1-1
LOCATION: Ferrum, Va.


The Apprentice School Builders dropped their first road contest of the season with a 40-20 setback against Ferrum College.



  • The Builders fell behind early with three touchdowns from Ferrum's Zack Clifford.
  • The Apprentice School found the scoreboard with a 29-yard strike from Brenden O'Neil to Kwaytavious Blackwell to cut the deficit to 23-6.
  • A late touchdown from Zack Clifford to Johnny White allowed Ferrum to take a 30-6 lead into the break.
  • A field goal and a 9-yard TD run by Brian Mann extended Ferrum's lead to 40-6.
  • O'Neill found Blackwell for a 24-yard pass to cap a nine play, 68 yard drive to cut the lead to 40-13.
  • The O'Neil and Blackwell duo teamed up for a 21-yard touchdown pass late in the game to end the scoring. 


  • Kwaytavious Blackwell had a strong performance with four catches for 112 yards and three TD's.
  • Brenden O'Neil was 7-for-18 on the day with 133 passing yards and three touchdowns.
  • Ethan Bryce led the rushing attack with 74 yards on 15 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry.
  • Tyson Tillar led the Builders defense with 15 tackles including eight solo tackles. Tillar also had 4.5 tackles for loss to lead the defense.
  • Illichris Gordon added eight tackles for the Builders.



The Builders will travel to face Bridgewater College on September 16th at 7 p.m. The team will return home to face Louisburg College on September 23rd at 2 p.m.