Eagles thrash State, snap rivalry losing skid

Georgia Southern beats their arch-rival for the first time in four years

Eagles thrash State, snap rivalry losing skid
Georgia Southern players celebrate with Eagle fans after beating Georgia State Saturday. (Wallace, Jake)

ATLANTA, GA (WTOC) - There is no more losing streak to Georgia State for Georgia Southern.

The Eagles dominated the rival Panthers 35-14 at Georgia State Stadium, finishing the regular season at 9-3.

Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts celebrates his rushing TD vs. Georgia State.
Georgia Southern QB Shai Werts celebrates his rushing TD vs. Georgia State. (WTOC)

Southern rushed for 276 yards and held State scoreless until the fourth quarter in the win. QB Shai Werts threw for two touchdowns and ran for one more, while senior RB Wesley Fields has 151 rushing yards and a 63-yard touchdown.

Georgia Southern RB Wesley Fields runs away from the Georgia State defense.
Georgia Southern RB Wesley Fields runs away from the Georgia State defense. (WTOC)

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