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Marquell Cartwright, the backup to Tarik Cohen the past two seasons, is making the most of his opportunity as North Carolina A&T’s featured running back, rushing for 121 yards on 18 carries in the Aggies’ 56-0 win over Mars Hill. Elijah Bell also had a stellar day, with six catches for 60 yards and three touchdowns. Bell’s three scores were part of a five-touchdown first half for North Carolina A&T, which improved to 2-0 on the season. Bell, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference freshman of the year, has five touchdowns — and counting — so far this year.

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