Delaware State scores 28 unanswered to beat Norfolk State

Oct 15, 2022, 2:56 AM | Updated: 2:58 pm

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — C.J. Henry threw for three touchdowns, Marquis Gillis rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown, and Delaware State scored 28 unanswered points to beat Norfolk State 28-7 on Saturday.

Henry had a touchdown pass in each of the first three quarters, opening with a 41-yarder to Jerrish Halsey. The duo also connected on a 22-yard TD early in the third for a 21-0 lead.

Gillis capped the scoring with a 23-yard touchdown.

Halsey finished with three catches for 77 yards and two scores for Delaware State (4-2, 1-0 MEAC).

Otto Kuhns was 19 of 41 for 258 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Norfolk State (1-6, 1-1).

The Spartans didn’t enter the red zone until the fourth quarter.

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