Nansemond-Suffolk falls to Bishop Sullivan Catholic

Published 9:12 am Wednesday, September 29, 2010


VIRGINIA BEACH—Bishop Sullivan Catholic scored two touchdowns through the air and another on the opening kickoff of the game to get its second straight victory over Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 30-16 Saturday.

The Saints (1-3, 1-1) fought back to even after giving up an 81-yard kickoff return and again after falling behind 16-7 early in the second quarter.

NSA’s rushing attack was the way the Saints worked their way back into the contest.

Backs Ryan May and Bobby Lamm carried most of the way on an 11-play, 68-yard march and quarterback Domonique Lennon bootlegged into the left corner of the end zone on a 9-yard run.

With a 65-yard touchdown pass and a poor punt snap by NSA giving the Crusaders a safety, Bishop Sullivan gained a 16-7 lead.

Getting the ball to start the second half, NSA moved 36 yards in 14 plays. NSA tied the game with Lamm booting a 50-yard field goal.

The Crusaders struck much quicker than the Saints and regained the lead for good. BSC moved 80 yards in 1:59. Brian Novak’s second touchdown pass of the game made it 23-16.

Novak capped a long Crusader drive through most of the fourth quarter with a 5-yard touchdown run.

Novak finished 11-for-21 passing for 188 yards and with 34 rushing yards.