Pirates Down Appalachian State 35-13 - Match Report
|Pirates Down Appalachian State 35-13 - Match Report|
The battle between the Pirates and Mountaineers didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Appalachian State was handed a 35-13 defeat on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Rio Johnson completed 28 of 43 pass attempts for 242 yards for the Pirates in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mountaineers defense.
Steven Miller rushed for 47 yards for Appalachian State, while Rod Chisholm added 37 yards. Jamal Jackson threw for 300 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Tony Washington and Andrew Peacock had 102 and 77 yards respectively.
Appalachian State outgained East Carolina 419-390 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Pirates.
The time of possession battle favored East Carolina as their offense was on the field for 33:18, longer than the 26:42 of their opponents.