Kelly leads Kinnick past resistant Kubasaki

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Kinnick receiver Haydn Guiste looks to avoid the tackle of Kubasaki's Jaylan Penney. (JIMMY MILLS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)
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Kinnick receiver Haydn Guiste looks to avoid the tackle of Kubasaki's Jaylan Penney. (JIMMY MILLS/SPECIAL TO STRIPES)

Kelly leads Kinnick past resistant Kubasaki

by: Stars and Stripes | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: October 27, 2018

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Whenever Nile C. Kinnick has faced difficulty this season, the Red Devils have continually turned to quarterback Patrick Kelly.

The junior signal-caller was the hero once again Friday, throwing a 19-yard touchdown pass to Jamari Jackson with 6 minutes 6 seconds left, giving the Red Devils a cushion that they held onto until the end. They outlasted a much-improved Kubasaki team 19-11 at Kinnick’s senior night game.

“An absolutely solid performance,” coach Dan Joley said of his quarterback, who went 21-for-31 for 230 yards – with passes going to eight different receivers – and accounted for all three Kinnick touchdowns. He also had 47 yards on five carries.

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