Bears get it going in second half

Published 12:39 am Saturday, October 19, 2013

Billingsley broke open a scoreless halftime tie against Akron on Friday to win a road region game, 18-0.

With 4:06 remaining in the first quarter, Billingsley’s Thomas Nichols pass for four yards to Dalton Davis for the game’s first points.

The point-after try was no good, but the Bears (6-2 overall, 4-2 region) later drove 98 yards and with 6:28 remaining in the game scored on a 59-yard pass from Nichols to Denzell Callens.

A Telvin Tyus interception killed an Akron (3-5, 2-4) drive, and BHS scored the game’s final points on a six-yard pass from Nichols to Keyjuan Goodson with 4:51 left to play.

Thomas Nolen led the Bears on the ground with 17 rushes for 52 yards.

Nichols completed nine passes in 15 attempts for 134 yards. Callens caught two passes for 72 yards.