Norfolk State's passing game too much for Morgan State, 37-25

State college football

Bowie State rolls up 582 yards in rout of Chowan

November 06, 2010|By From Sun staff reports

Chris Walley passed for season highs of 305 yards and four touchdowns for Norfolk State (4-5, 3-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and set a single-game school record for completion percentage Saturday in a 37-25 win against visiting Morgan State (4-5, 3-3 MEAC).

After Kemar Scarlett's second field goal gave the Bears the 6-3 lead, Walley capped a 10-play drive with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Reggie Garrett.

Walley scored again for Norfolk in the second quarter on a 45-yard pass to Nigel McCowan, and Scarlett added two more field goals, bringing Morgan to a 20-12 deficit at halftime.

Walley scored on the Spartans' first drive of the third quarter with a 3-yard pass to tight end Sherron Childress. The Bears responded when Delonte Williams found Winfred Diggs on a 7-yard scoring pass to bring the score to 27-19.

Morgan came within five points in the fourth quarter, but Norfolk scored on a 64-yard touchdown pass on a third down.

Bowie State 59, Chowan 19: The Bulldogs (6-4, 6-1 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) rolled up a season-high 582 yards of total offense against the visiting Hawks (3-7, 3-5 CIAA).

Clifton Budd completed 15 of 25 passes for 294 yards and four touchdowns for Bowie. Budd's four passing touchdowns tied the season record. Rodney Webb tied his season high of 20 carries and rushed for a season-high 103 yards.

Senior Anthony Green caught his first touchdown of the season for the Bulldogs from Budd on a 31-yard pass and senior strong safety Sterling Grant Jones scored the first touchdown of his career when he was handed the ball from four yards out in the fourth quarter.

Frostburg State 25, Apprentice 21: Josh Volpe threw a 26-yard game-winning touchdown pass to Anthony Young with 3:15 remaining in the fourth quarter for the Bobcats (2-7, 1-1 Atlantic Central Football Conference) against the visiting Builders (2-7, 0-3 ACFC).

Frostburg amassed a season-high 386 yards in total offense and led Apprentice in first downs and time of possession. Young finished with a ACFC-record 248 receiving yards on 15 receptions. His three touchdowns are a Bobcats record and are second all-time in league history.

McDaniel 36, Gettysburg 30, 3OT: Woody Butler caught his only pass of the game for a touchdown in the third overtime to give the Green Terror (5-4, 4-4 Centennial Conference) the victory at home against the Bullets (5-4, 4-4).

Gettysburg missed a field goal in the final overtime, allowing freshman Joe Rollins to set up the touchdown pass with a 15-yard run for McDaniel. Rollins' 294 rushing yards were the second-most in program history.

Johns Hopkins 24, Franklin & Marshall 9: Junior Hewitt Tomlin threw a 61-yard touchdown pass to Sam Wernick on the Blue Jays' first possession of the second half to jump-start a game-ending 17-0 run against the host Diplomats.

The win was the third straight for Hopkins (6-3, 6-2 Centennial Conference).

Franklin & Marshall (6-3, 5-3 CC) erased an early 7-0 deficit with nine straight points to take a 9-7 halftime lead.

The Blue Jays regained the lead three plays into the third quarter on Tomlin's touchdown pass to Wernick.

Delaware 48, Towson 0: The Blue Hens rushed for 241 yards and five touchdowns against the visiting Tigers.

Towson (1-8, 0-6 Colonial Athletic Association) managed only 158 yards of offense against Delaware (8-1, 5-1 CAA).

Andrew Pierce ran 16 times for 79 yards and two touchdowns for the Blue Hens.

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