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North Carolina beats Appalachia in 124-point showdown

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BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Redshirt freshman Drake May got off to a hot start to the season, throwing for 352 yards and scoring five total touchdowns. north carolina lasted long Appalachia63–61, Saturday despite giving up 40 points in the fourth quarter.

The younger brother of former Tar Heels basketball star Luke May, May threw a school-record nine touchdown passes in two career starts. He also ran for the score against the Mountaineers.

Chase Bryce threw for 376 yards and gave 6 touchdowns to Appalachian State (0-1).

The two teams totaled 62 points and 504 yards in the fourth quarter.

With the game tied at 49, May lofted the ball over center to DJ Jones for a 42-yard touchdown pass in an all-out blitz by the Mountaineers, with 2:50 remaining in North Carolina (2-1). 0) gave the lead to the game.