Patriots fall to Bessemer in preseason action

Published 4:27 pm Saturday, August 15, 2020

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The Pike Liberal Arts Patriots traveled to take on Bessemer Academy in a preseason game on Friday evening.

The Patriots scored just one touchdown and fell to the Rebels 14-7.

The Patriot offense totaled 320 yards of total offense. Quarterback Mayes White completed five passes for 114 yards. Javon Christian finished with one catch for 70 yards.

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The Patriots finished with 206 yards on the ground. White was the Patriots’ leading rusher when he totaled 131 yards on 16 carries.

The Patriots lone touchdown came on a goal line run by Kameron Baker.

The Patriots will open their season on August 28 when they host Crenshaw.