The 15th ranked GMC Bulldogs fell short on the road against 9th ranked Navarro College as the home team scored 20 unanswered points in the second half to rally from a 16 point deficit.
The Georgia Military College Bulldogs had it's way early in the contest by converting big play after big play during the first half of action when it controlled a 16-7 lead. GMC powered their way to 289 yards by in large part of big plays- 44, 43, 25, 42, 40, 35, 20, 11, 14, 15 as they extended the lead to 23-7 on T.J. Lowe's 36 yard interception return at the 11:56 mark of the third period.
For the GMC Bulldogs it was a tale of two halves as they could not muster anything more than 31 yards for the second half of play. Navarro's defense forced the GMC offense to 3 three and out series, and interception and a fumble recovery. As easy as the first half was for the traveling Bulldogs in picking up yardage, it proved that much difficult in the second half. The Bulldogs ended the game with 190 rushing yards and 128 passing yards totalling 318 yards for the game. Once things got going for the home team in the second half it was difficult for the Bulldogs to slow down the momentum.
Major Bellamy (SO) led GMC with rushing yards with 67 on three carries while teammate Kawon Bryant carried the ball 11 times and ended up with 57 yards. Cameron Rosendahl went 13-33 with 128 yards and two interceptions.
For the home team Navarro College Bulldogs dual threat quarterback Devlin Isadore passed for 273 yards and three touchdowns in the programs 13th win over Georgia Military College.
The Georgia Military Bulldogs will be back in action on Saturday, September 3rd at home with a 6pm kickoff against Middle Georgia State College at Davenport Field. This will be the home opener for the GMC Bulldogs as well as it will be a time of special recognition for our First Responders in the Milledgeville area. GMC will be recognizing all Milledgeville City Police, the Sheriff's department, EMS, the Milledgeville Fire department and the GMC Campus Security team. If you have any questions about ticketing for this game or future home games, contact Tina Harrison at 478-387-4704 in the Athletic Office.