DMA's Corahn Alleyne scores a touchdown against FSMA

DMA's Corahn Alleyne scores a touchdown against FSMA

Delaware Military Academy's Corahn Alleyne scored four 1st-half touchdowns as the Seahawks defeated First State Military Academy 65-6 on Thursday afternoon in Wilmington.

Delaware's "Military Bowl" was moved up from Saturday due to the expected weekend nor'easter.

It didn't take too long for the Seahawks to take control, as they steadily marched down the field on their opening posession, scoring on Alleyne's 14-yard carry off a read-option.

Following a defensive stand that featured a Nick Shavico sack, Alleyne again broke free, this time racing 29 yards towards the left pylon to double the lead at 12-0 after a pair of missed conversions.

After a quick 3-and-out, DMA went to the air, sort of.

Quarterback Joe Deal swung a screen pass to Alleyne, who proceeded to break 8 tackles on a long-and-winding run from his own 27-yard-line all the way to the FSMA 25, where he then stopped, cut back towards the middle of the field, and then broke one more to finish off the 73 yard touchdown pass. DMA led 20-0 after he scored on a 2-point sweep.

Zach McCloskey recovered a fumble for the Seahawks early in the 2nd quarter, and that turned into points in a quick 2-play burst.

First, Deal lofted a pass on the right sideline that Andrew Hudson caught over his shoulder while diving onto the Bermuda grass. On the next play, Alleyne shot out of a cannon straight up the middle for a 20-yard touchdown.

Alleyne's freshman reserve, Devon Green showed his speed on the next drive, with a 23-yard score of his own to push the lead to 35-0.

FSMA didn't want a running clock to start, so they tried to prevent it by going to the air for the speedy Treyvon McCray, who got behind the Seahawks defense for a 75-yard touchdown pass from Jared Deppish, but that's all FSMA could do offensively on the evening.

Green would return the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown, and then Deal added a 4-yard keeper for a 49-6 halftime lead.

Mason McCloskey and Ryan Potter added 2nd half touchdowns as the Seahawks (5-3) picked up another important victory in their hope of a Division 2 playoff bid.

Alleyne's 4 touchdowns came on just 10 touches of the football for 195 yards. Green added 9 carries for 115 yards.

DMA has a vitally important game back at Baynard next Friday night against Newark. A victory over the Division 1 team would earn them a second-such victory this year, giving them some more valuable playoff bonus points.

FSMA (3-4) looks to snap their 4-game losing streak when they host Tatnall Friday at 7pm at the Boys and Girls Club in Dover.