WILMINGTON – Wilmington pitched its second straight shutout, blanking Cincinnati Aiken 49-0 Friday at Alumni Field.
The Hurricane (2-3) cashed three Falcon interceptions in for scores.
Caydn Denniston scored three touchdowns and Thad Stuckey added a pair.
Denniston scored on a 13-yard run two plays after a Jonathan Custis interception to put the Hurricane up 14-0 on the first play of the second quarter.
Denniston’s first score came on Wilmington’s first drive of the game, a 4-yard run capping a 12-play, 62-yard march spanning 3:44.
Denniston’s third score, a 54-yard run 2:30 before the break gave Wilmington a 28-0 cushion heading into the intermission.
Stuckey hurdled a defender on his way to a 39-yard scoring romp three minutes into the second quarter to set the score at 21-0.
He culminated Wilmington’s two-minute drive to start the second half with a 19-yard run that gave the Hurricane a 35-0 advantange and a running clock for the remainder of the evening.
Luke Achtermann’s interception set up Aiden Price’s 13-yard quarterback keeper at the 5:14 mark of the third quarter to make it 42-0.
Luke Johnson’s 38-yard pick six later in the period rounded out the scoring.
Aiken fell to 1-3.
Wilmington begins SBAAC American Division action next Friday when it hosts 1-4 Batavia for Homecoming.