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September 24, 2013

GSC football continues this weekend

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The race to decide the 2013 Gulf South Conference Champion began last week with a trio of squads securing league victories.

Last week’s four-game slate included two televised matchups, starting on Thursday when No. 15 West Al- abama (2-1, 1-0) eased past GSC newcomer Florida Tech (1-2, 0-1) in the NCAA Division II Game of the Week in Melbourne, Fla. West Georgia (2-1, 0-0) hosted a Satur- day edition of the GSC-TV LIVE Game of the Week, falling at home to Lone Star Conference foe, No. 25 Mid- western State, 38-28.

Delta State (2-1, 1-0) hit the road for the third week in a row, earning a win in its GSC opener at No. 24 North Alabama (1-2, 0-1), 37-34. DSU scored 10 points in the final 2:45, including placekicker Vince Sciorrotta’s game-winning, 31-yard field goal with nine seconds re- maining in regulation.

No. 1 Valdosta State (2-0, 1-0) took to the field after a week off, shutting out in-state league Provisional Short- er (0-3, 0-1) at home on Saturday, 41-0. The Blazers ran their winning streak to 12 dating back to 2012 via their first shutout since 2010.

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