Virginia Tech Defeats Georgia Tech 20-17 - Recap
The Hokies grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Monday, winning 20-17 at Lane Stadium.
The Hokies won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Logan Thomas completed 21 of 38 pass attempts for 230 yards for the Hokies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Tevin Washington rushed for 63 yards for Georgia Tech, while David Sims added 42 yards. Tevin Washington threw for 96 yards for the Yellow Jackets, while receivers Orwin Smith and B.J. Bostic had 52 and 19 yards respectively.
Virginia Tech outgained Georgia Tech 326-288 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Hokies.
Virginia Tech lost the time of possession battle 35:40/24:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Virginia Tech looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Austin Peay. Georgia Tech will aim to get back on the winning track vs Presbyterian.