Virginia Tech loses at home to West Virginia
Virginia Tech fell at home to West Virginia on Thursday night, 33-10.
The Mountaineers ran away with the game, scoring 17 unanswered points in the 4th quarter. West Virginia iced the game with a pick 6 late in the 4th quarter.
Virginia Tech’s offense was unable to make much progress in this game. Quarterback Grant Wells completed only 16 of 35 passes for 193 yards. His lone touchdown pass to Kaleb Smith was not nearly enough.
The Hokies’ running game also continues to struggle. Jalen Holston led the team with 4 carries for 18 yards. Keshawn King had 6 carries for 4 yards.
Defensively, Virginia Tech was solid — at least in the passing game. It limited JT Daniels to 203 yards on 30 pass attempts.
However, West Virginia running back CJ Donaldson was able to control the game. The true freshman carried the ball 23 times for 106 yards, which was a game high. Justin Johnson Jr. added 11 carries for 83 yards and a touchdown.
Virginia Tech is now 2-2 on the season. The Hokies next 4 games could be vs. ranked opponents: North Carolina, Pitt, Miami and NC State.
Virginia Tech plays at UNC in Week 5.