For the second straight year, Georgetown has swept the Mid-South Conference East, and it moved a step closer to its first perfect season since 2006. The Tigers (9-0, 5-0) are MSC East champions after a 56-27 win over Lindsey Wilson Saturday at Toyota Stadium.
Neal Pawsat, a freshman out of Mason County, threw six touchdown passes Saturday, going 24-for-36 for 415 yards. Since taking over as the starter for an injured Kaelin Ammons six games ago, Pawsat has completed 64 percent of his passes and thrown for 17 TDs. The Tigers, ranked No. 4 in the NAIA, have won by an average of 32.8 points in that span.
They return to action next weekend at Belhaven.
Murray State 38, Tennessee Tech 37: Casey Brockman threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, and the Racers caught a break on a Tennessee Tech failed extra point to seal a road win. Brockman scored from a yard out, and Murray State (5-4, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference) went up 38-31 with 11:57 remaining in the game. But Tennessee Tech (5-3, 4-2) answered with 2:05 left to pull within one. But Zach Sharp banged the extra-point attempt off the uprights.
Campbell 41, Morehead State 31: Jordan Cramer ran for four touchdowns as the host Camels rolled. Campbell (6-3, 5-2 Pioneer Football League) won its fifth game in a row despite being outgained by Morehead State 523-415 in total yards. Former Clay County star Zach Lewis passed for 400 yards and four touchdowns for Morehead (2-7, 1-5), which has lost four in a row.
Waynesburg 26, Thomas More 23: After 29 straight regular-season wins, the Saints finally fell on Saturday.
Waynesburg hit a 24-yard field goal with 2:39 to play and held on, also snapping a 26-game Presidents' Athletic Conference streak for Thomas More. The Saints (8-1, 7-1) are ranked sixth in the Division III coaches' poll and have wrapped up their fifth straight PAC regular-season title with one non-conference game to go.
Thomas More tied Saturday's game at 23 when sophomore running back Dominique Hayden, out of Lexington Christian, scored on a 2-yard run with 10:41 to play in the fourth, followed by a two-point conversion. It was the 12th touchdown of the season for Hayden, who's averaging 5.2 yards per carry. He finished Saturday with 75 yards on 18 carries.
Trinity 20, Centre 14: Trinity scored from a yard out with just over five minutes to play and handed the Colonels their first loss of the season. The Texas school held on in a battle for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference's automatic playoff bid The Tigers, ranked 18th in the Division III coaches' poll, also clinched at least a share of the SCAC regular-season title.