Georgia Tech routs hapless Boston College 37-17

PAUL NEWBERRY (AP Sports Writer)
The Associated Press
Georgia Tech routs hapless Boston College 37-17
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Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee, right, is tripped up by Boston College linebacker Nick Clancy, not pictured, while running the ball past Boston College's Connor Wujciak, left, during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) -- Tevin Washington ran for two touchdowns and backup quarterback Vad Lee also accounted for two scores, leading Georgia Tech to a 37-17 victory over Boston College in a matchup of struggling Atlantic Coast Conference teams Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets (3-4, 2-3) snapped a three-game losing streak in their first contest since firing defensive coordinator Al Groh. Boston College (1-6, 0-4) lost its fifth in a row and has yet to beat a Football Bowl Subdivision opponent.

Zach Laskey rushed for 101 yards before going out with a shoulder injury.

Georgia Tech built a 31-3 lead by early in the third quarter. Chase Rettig threw two touchdown passes to make the score a bit more respectable - but not enough to lessen the heat on embattled Boston College coach Frank Spaziani.