London’s big game not enoughfor Hinds in second South loss

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 12, 2001

[9/28/01]For the second straight week, Hinds Community College scored in the final minutes and outgained its opponent but wound up with a close loss to a South Division foe.

Gulf Coast beat the Eagles, 26-24, in Perkinston Thursday night.

Former Vicksburg High star Caris London had 36 carries for 161 yards and two touchdowns, including a 1-yarder with 5:33 left. But it wasn’t enough for the Eagles (2-2, 0-2 South), who lost to Pearl River 25-22 in overtime last week.

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The Bulldogs (2-2, 1-1) got 116 yards (21 carries) and touchdowns of 1 and 39 yards from Kevin Johnson. DeShun Carmichael also scored on a 1-yard run and on a 47-yard pass to Tremaine Moore.

Hinds got a 49-yard field goal from Trey Crum in the first quarter and Seneca Chambers recovered a fumble and carried it in 3 yards to pull Hinds within 13-10 at the half. London scored on a 9-yarder to give Hinds a 17-13 lead with 10:39 left in the third, but the Bulldogs struck a minute later with Moore’s big play.

The Bulldogs intercepted Hinds’ Patrick Walker three times and held him to 8-of-28 passing for 99 yards. Chauncey Stovall had four catches for 56 yards.

Hinds had 313 total yards to GC’s 285.

The defending state champion Eagles play Northwest for homecoming Thursday.