Bickham’s big day helps Bucs in victory

Published 1:45 pm Thursday, October 8, 2020

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Bowling Green School’s Javon Bickham had a huge game, helping the Buccaneers to a 48-32 victory over Silliman Institute on the road Wednesday.

Bickham accounted for 460 yards of total offense and five total touchdowns.

Bickham ran for 280 yards and four touchdowns. He also threw for 180 yards. Bickham also returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown.

Kendrell Robertson ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns.

Kengie Gordon had 100 yards receiving.

Nathan Jenkins put up 65 yards receiving.

Defensively, Jacob Dobraska intercepted a pass and made a sack.

Braden Cooper and Jeffrey Slaughter had a sack each.

Bowling Green led 24-20 at halftime before outscoring Silliman Institute, 24-12, in the second half.

“We played good,” Bowling Green coach Riley Boudreaux said. “It was kind of a battle-tested game. We gave up a punt return and a pick six early in the game, but the boys came back. We showed grittiness, clawed our way back, and once we got the lead, we never let it go.”