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EKU whips Austin Peay; G-town falls

October 6, 2013 

Jared McClain threw for one touchdown and ran for another as host Eastern Kentucky dominated Austin Peay 38-3 Saturday in an Ohio Valley Conference contest.

The Colonels (3-3, 1-1) held Austin Peay (0-5,0-1) to 108 yards of total offense, including 6 yards rushing, while amassing 427 total yards of their own, including a 79-yard scoring run by third-string quarterback Ben De La Cruz.

Caleb Watkins had scoring runs of 2 and 3 yards, and Thomas Owens carried the ball 6 times for 100 yards.

Austin Peay's lone score came on a 30-yard field goal by Chase Dunlap in the fourth quarter. Austin Peay has scored only one touchdown in its five games.

Faulkner 55, Georgetown 31: Host Faulkner (3-3) piled up more than 700 yards of offense against the top-ranked defense in NAIA and beat Georgetown (2-2).

Leading 7-3 at halftime, Faulkner outscored Georgetown 48-28 in a second-half shootout. The teams combined for nine touchdowns in a span of 15 minutes, with four lead changes.

Morehead State 45, Campbell 36: Austin Gahafer threw for a career-best 334 yards and three touchdowns to lead Morehead State over host Campbell. He completed passes to nine different receivers, including touchdowns to Kitaro Lewis, Mason Rutherford and Brandon Bornhauser.

After a scoreless first quarter, Bornhauser ran for two scores, including a 1-yarder after Steven Lester blocked a punt. Luke Boyd's field goal gave the Eagles (2-4, 2-1 Pioneer) the lead for good at 17-14 just before halftime.

The Eagles took a 17-point lead in the third quarter on two Gahafer TD passes. The teams then twice traded touchdowns before a Campbell TD and 2-point conversion in the final minute.

The Camels (1-4, 0-2) had a 553-469 edge in total offense.

Kentucky State 49, Alderson-Broaddus 20: Jacquise Lockett rushed for 135 yards and three touchdowns to lead KSU (3-2) to a lightning-shortened win over visiting Alderson-Broaddus (2-3). Lockett, who entered the game as the SIAC's leading rusher, has 650 yards and 12 touchdowns through five games this season.

KSU quarterback Adam Robinson was 7-for-14 for 139 yards and two touchdowns. Troy Churchill had a 33-yard TD reception and Clayton Patton had a 26-yard TD catch.

Reinhardt 21, Union 18: T.C. Carter ran for 67 yards and two touchdowns, and visiting Reinhardt (4-2) spoiled Union's homecoming. Reinhardt had 233 yards rushing on 56 attempts.

Domonique Jefferson had eight catches for 185 yards and two touchdowns for Union (1-4). Leonard Dixon rushed for 113 yards on 17 carries, his fourth 100-yard game of the season.

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