ATLANTA — After beginning the 2021 season with a loss to Northern Illinois of their first sport, the expectations for this years Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets soccer workforce dropped dramatically.
But, after a dominating efficiency over a ranked North Carolina workforce at Mercedes-Benz stadium Saturday night time, the Jackets confirmed followers they shouldn’t be written off simply but.
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After taking a 13-7 lead into halftime, the Jackets discovered one other gear within the second half of their 45-22 win over the Tar Heels.
Sophomore quarterback Jeff Sims, who bought damage and misplaced his beginning job after the Northern Illinois loss, returned late within the second quarter and was the sparkplug for a workforce nonetheless seeking to set up its identification.
Sims scored on an 11-yard TD run with simply :42 seconds left within the first half to present Tech the lead within the sport and he was simply getting began.
Sims leap began the Jackets within the second half with a 27-yard TD go to Malachi Carter just a bit over one minute into the third quarter.
He ended the scoring with a 50-yard TD run with 1:13 left within the sport. Sims completed the sport finishing 10 of 13 passes for 112 yards and a landing. He additionally ran for 128 yards and the late sport TD.
The Yellow Jackets hounded Tar Heels QB Sam Howell the complete sport sacking him eight occasions.
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The win was Tech’s first ACC win of the season as they transfer to 1-1 within the convention and 2-2 general. North Carolina dropped to 1-2 within the ACC and a 2-2 document for the season.
Georgia Tech hosts the Pittsburgh Panthers this coming Saturday at Bobby Dodd stadium, kickoff is scheduled for 12 p.m.
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