Blue Hose best TCfrom staff reports
GREENEVILLE -- Presbyterian College's Kip McAlister scored the game-winning touchdown with 31 seconds left as the Blue Hose defeated Tusculum College 12-7 Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Field in South Atlantic Conference football action.
McAlister's winning score came on a 17-yard pass from Zach Ellis as the Blue Hose (3-3, 1-1) erased a 7-3 second half deficit. Ryan Noll connected on a 33-yard field goal in the early moments of the fourth quarter, while the PC defense held Tusculum to just 107 yards passing on the day. TC entered the game averaging over 309 aerial yards per contest, sixth-best in the nation.
With the Pioneers trailing 3-0 in the third period, quarterback Tony Colston led Tusculum (0-2, 2-3) down the field utilizing a 14-play, 63-yard drive that took 6:06 off the clock.
The Pioneers converted on fourth down twice during the drive and scored on Colston's fourth-and-goal plunge from one-yard out at the 7:56 mark of the period. Glen Black's (Bristol, Tenn.) extra point gave Tusculum the lead at 7-3.
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