Former Clay County star Zach Lewis threw for 335 yards and four touchdowns, and Desmond Cox rushed for 131 yards Saturday as Morehead State defeated host Valparaiso 38-14.
Lewis completed 38 of 55 passes for the Eagles (2-3, 1-1 Pioneer Football League) while throwing touchdowns of 4, 12, 26 and 12 yards to four receivers. Cox caught a 12-yard TD pass, and Kevin Thomas ran for a 2-yard TD and caught a 26-yard scoring throw during a 21-point second quarter that put Morehead up 28-7 at halftime.
The Eagles, who came into the game with the top offense in the FCS (550.3 yards per game) gained 555 against the Crusaders (0-4, 0-1).
Arkansas State 26, Western Kentucky 22: In Bowling Green, Ryan Aplin went 37-for-49 for 396 yards and a touchdown and Derek Lawson scored from a yard out with 43 seconds to go for Arkansas State.
The Hilltoppers (0-4, 0-1 Sun Belt Conference) extended a nation-leading 18-game home losing streak that dates to September 2008.
The Red Wolves (3-2, 1-0) turned Western Kentucky over on downs with 3 minutes left in the fourth quarter and put together a nine-play, 67-yard drive to cap the win.
Bobby Rainey threw for a touchdown and caught another to lead Western Kentucky. He also rushed for 86 yards.
Georgetown 24, Kentucky Christian 13: After going down 13-7 in the fourth quarter, the visiting Tigers shut out KCU the rest of the way to stay undefeated. With senior leader and former Franklin County quarterback Kaelin Ammons out for the season with a knee injury, Georgetown piled up 231 yards on the ground. Logan Osborne led the way with 57 yards and a touchdown.
Albany State 51, Kentucky State 37: Albany State used two early turnovers to build a 13-point lead, then won a wild shootout in the fourth quarter in Indianapolis.
Jerrel Noland was 36-for-65 for 433 yards and three touchdowns for Kentucky.
Pikeville 37, Campbellsville 30: Campbellsville turned the ball over a record nine times, and visiting Pikeville held off a late rally to win its Mid-South Conference opener.
Trailing 37-14 at the start of the fourth quarter, Campbellsville scored three times in the final seven minutes. A 62-yard touchdown pass from Patrick Henry to Stan Warrenhuffman pulled the Tigers (3-2, 1-1 MSC) within a touchdown with 1:30 left.
Pikeville quarterback Trevor Hoskins of Middlesboro threw for 263 yards and four touchdowns in the win.