Camels get over the hump against Wildcats in 42-29 win


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The Davidson Wildcats were unable to handle the Campbell Camels in a 42-29 loss.

DAVIDSON, N.C. — The Campbell Camels ended their two-game losing streak with a 42-29 road victory over Davidson on Saturday.

Campbell (6-4, 5-2) took the lead for good on a nine-play, 79-yard drive capped by a 20-yard touchdown run by freshman quarterback Daniel Smith with 2:34 remaining in the first half. Smith was electrifying all afternoon, throwing for 156 yards and a touchdown and rushing for 289 yards and four more scores. He accounted for all but 55 yards of the team’s offensive output.

Davidson (2-7, 0-6) got a big game from running back Wesley Dugger, who is also a freshman. He tallied 139 yards and three touchdowns on 27 attempts.

Smith leads the Pioneer League in rushing with 1,188 yards and 11 touchdowns this season, while Dugger is third in rushing yards with 940 and seven touchdowns.

Campbell will wrap up the regular season at home against Drake on Saturday, while Davidson will host league-leading San Diego. The Wildcats also have a non-conference game at Morehead State on Nov. 18.


 

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