BALTIMORE – Braden Lenzy hugged a defender with each hands to make a spectacular touchdown, considered one of TD Drew Pyne’s 4 passes before the break in Saturday’s winning issue 20 Notre Dame 35:32 with Navy.
Pyne also ran for a touchdown in the primary half, with Notre Dame (7-3) blocking a punt for the fifth game in a row. The most important attraction, nevertheless, was Lenzy’s catch. Mbiti Williams Jr. The Navy got between Lenzy and the ball after Pyne’s deep pass to the goal line, but Lenzy reached out with each hands and controlled the ball, giving the impression of hitting Williams within the back. Then along with his right hand he pulled it across the corner to finish the grip.
A touchdown of 38 yards gave the Irish a bonus of 14-0. They were leading 35-13 on the break before going offensive sleep for the last two quarters. The Navy moved closer to 3 in 1 minute and 21 seconds from the top, but an unsuccessful kick from the side ended the rally.
Navy (3-7) had the ball lost 21-13 within the second quarter, but a stealth interception resulted in Irish possession on Navy 41. Moments later, Pyne ran for an 11-yard touchdown, then a blocked punt by Jack Kiser – his seventh Notre Dame season – decided to throw Pyne from 37 yards to Jayden Thomas.
Pyne scored 17 from 21 to 269 yards with the intercept. He opened the rating from a touchdown of 30 yards to Audric Estime. Upon catching Lenzy, the Navy responded with Dab Fofan’s 36-yard run.
Pyne released a 5-yard touchdown to Chris Tyree, then the Midshipmen scored a 2-yard lead by Xavier Arline for 21-13.
Arline threw the pass from 23 yards to Mark Walker in fourth position, and the two-point conversion made it 35-24. Then Maasai Maynor’s pass from a 20-yard touchdown to Maquel Haywood at the top of game 4, together with one other two-point conversion, cut off the sphere lead from the sport.
Notre Dame: The Irish won 4 in a row, including a win over Clemson last weekend. After losing to Marshall and Stanford earlier this season, that they had to point out they may avoid disappointment with the Navy. They played halfway, however the last two quarters left rather a lot to be desired. Notre Dame lost just one first loss after the half-time break.
Navy: The midshipmen broke through to several vital moves, including a 50-yard lead by Fofana – which ended with 133 yards for 15 passes – but were ultimately not prepared to stop Notre Dame’s offensive from constructing a giant lead before the break.
Notre Dame: Boston College is visiting on Saturday.
Navy: Playing for Central Florida on Saturday.