State football: Brown's 3 TDs lead Bowie State over Lincoln, 76-19

Mustangs top Misericordia; Salisbury falls to Alfred

November 03, 2013|From Sun staff reports

Bowie State won consecutive games for the first time all season, beating visiting Lincoln (Pa.), 76-19, led by Keith Brown's 144 rushing yards and three touchdowns.

The Bulldogs (4-5, 2-4 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) led 17-13 after the first quarter but dominated the middle two quarters, outscoring the Lions 49-0.

Kendall Jefferson had a 6-yard touchdown run and a 53-yard punt return for a score in the third quarter.

Bowie State also blocked a kick in the first quarter and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown, and Garry Cropper caught a 24-yard touchdown pass from Jared Johnston to start off the second-quarter scoring.

Stevenson 48, Misericordia 3: The host Mustangs (4-4, 3-4 Middle Atlantic Conference) blew the game open by scoring 31 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

Marcus Holley had 25 carries for 145 yards and three touchdowns for to lead the way for Stevenson, which led 10-3 at halftime.

Misericordia (0-8, 0-7) took a 3-0 lead on a 36-yard field goal with 9:42 left in the first quarter. It was all Stevenson after that, scoring 17 before its five scoring plays in the fourth.

Alfred 31, Salisbury 21: The visiting Sea Gulls (5-3, 4-1 Empire 8) answered every time the Saxons (6-2, 4-1) scored in the first three quarters, but Alfred scored twice in the fourth quarter to win.

The game was in its fourth tie, at 21-all, when the Saxons' Josh Phillips caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Tyler Johnson with 14:49 left in the game. Alfred added a 24-yard field goal by Thomas Giola with 1:39 left.

The Saxons forced three turnovers and held Salisbury to 185 yards rushing — nearly 100 under its average.

Alfred avenged a 69-0 loss to Salisbury in 2011 and moved to 4-1 in the Empire 8, a half-game behind league front-runner Ithaca.

Ithaca 23, Frostburg State 0: The host Bombers (7-1, 5-1) allowed just 86 yards of total offense by the Bobcats (1-7, 0-5) in the shutout to claim the top spot in Empire 8 standings.

Freshman Shawn Magginson made a team-high 11 tackles for Frostburg.

It was Ithaca's first shutout victory of an opponent since the 2012 season opener at Moravian, and it was the first time that the Bombers have held their opponent under 100 yards of total offense since Sept. 1, 2007, at Lycoming (90 yards).

Juniata 42, McDaniel 21: The Green Terror (1-7, 1-6 Centennial Conference) scored first on Joe Rollins' 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, but the Eagles (5-3, 4-3) followed with 42 unanswered points.

Juniata rushed for 350 yards on 57 carries, including Zach McCaulley's four touchdowns.

McDaniel quarterback Ryan Yamada threw four interceptions. The Green Terror scored twice with less than 7 minutes remaining.

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