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#20 West Florida shocks everyone with win over #1 Valdosta State

Posted at 9:09 PM, Nov 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-30 23:39:24-05

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — Valdosta State began it's 2019 NCAA Division II playoffs at home, on Saturday, against West Florida. However, the #20 ranked Argos shocked everyone at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium with a thrilling 38-35 over the #1 ranked Blazers.

The Blazers had a first round bye while the Argos took on #16 ranked Wingate a week before. The previous meeting between the two teams was back on November 9th, when the Blazers won 26-21.

UWF recorded 298 passing yards and went 37-25-1 for the day, while VSU had 335 passing yards and went 33-23-0. What helped the Argos win Saturday was their red-zone scores, as they went 5 for 5. The Blazers went 3 for 4 in the red-zone.

As far as records go, Valdosta State's 2019 regular season was the fourth undefeated season in school history. Plus, the Blazers gained the Gulf South Conference title. A win on Saturday would have been 26 straight for the Blazers.