Georgia Tech ends Wake Forest’s unbeaten start

Haynes King threw two touchdown passes and Georgia Tech knocked off previously undefeated Wake Forest on Saturday, earning a 30-16 victory in Winston-Salem, N.C.The Yellow Jackets (2-2, 1-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) did most of their best offensive work in the first half, but their defense was up to the task after that.Even so, Georgia Tech led just 23-16 and Wake Forest had a first down at the Yellow Jackets’ 21-yard line before Kenan Johnson intercepted a pass with 2:18 remaining. Four plays later, Jamal Haynes was in the end zone on a 26-yard run to give Georgia Tech a 14-point advantage.Aidan Birr kicked three field goals for the Yellow Jackets.Haynes finished with 95 rushing yards and the one score on 18 carries. King was 16-for-27 for 222 yards in the air with one interceptions. He gained another 53 yards on the ground.Wake Forest quarterback Mitch Griffis, who orchestrated a comeback a week earlier at Old Dominion, was intercepted three times. He completed 16 of 30 throws for 162 yards and a touchdown.Demon Deacons running back Justice Ellison ran for 137 yards on 18 carries.Wake Forest (3-1, 0-1) opened the second half with a 75-play drive that resulted in Demond Claiborne’s 7-yard touchdown run to draw within 20-9. The extra-point kick bounced off the upright.Birr’s 27-yard field goal made it 23-9 early, with the Yellow Jackets converting after Griffis fumbled when Andre White Jr. sacked him in the opening minute of the fourth quarter.