Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Cal Holds Slim Lead at Halftime

Adam Brown
Sports Editor

Photo by Adam Brown

The Ole Miss Rebels and the California Golden Bears have been going back and fourth in the first half of the game. Cal has taken a slim 14-13 lead into the locker room.

Ole Miss found success through the air against the Golden Bears secondary as Matt Corral has passed for 168 yards. He also has 49 yards on the ground with a touchdown.

Senior running back Scottie Phillips had six touches for 25 yards and Jerrion Ealy added an additional 10 yards with three carries.

On the afternoon, Corral has found a handful of receivers through the first 30-minutes of action with Elijah Moore (6-44 ), Dontario Drummond (2-16), Jonathan Mingo (1-30) and Jerrion Ealy (3-30).

The Landshark defense has held Cal to only 26 yards on the ground both of there scores have come through the air with 154 yards

Cal’s defense was led in the first half on stops by senior inside linebacker Evan Weaver has a total of 12 tackles on the day.

Ole Miss’ freshman defensive back Deantre Prince ended the Golden Bears drive midway in the second quarter that gave the Rebels three points off the boot of Luke Logan.