Virginia Tech Hokies lose to Miami Hurricanes, 25-24

The Hokies lead the Blue Devils 10-7 at halftime (WSLS)

The Virginia Tech Hokies lost to the Miami Hurricanes with a score of 25-24.

Leading the Hokies was quarterback Hendon Hooker, who completed 18 passes for 207 yards and one interception.

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In the first quarter, Hooker completed a 53-yard rushing touchdown for the Hokies. Then, running back Jalen Holston made an 8-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter.

In the second quarter, The Hurricanes made their first touchdown of the game as quarterback D’Eriq King completed a 10-yard rushing touchdown. Miami finished out the first half completing a 40-yard field goal by kicker Jose Borregales.

In the third quarter, the Hokies completed a 1-yard rushing touchdown by Holston. Later in that quarter, Miami’s running back Cam’ron Harris completed a 6-yard rushing touchdown.

Late in the fourth quarter, King made another 36-yard rushing touchdown pass to wide receiver Mark Pope in the last five minutes of the game to give Miami the lead.

The Hokies look to avenge their loss as they travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Panthers next Sunday, Nov. 21.

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