Junior quarterback Neal Pawsat threw for two touchdowns and ran for two to lead Georgetown to a 33-14 victory over Bethel in McKenzie, Tenn., on Saturday.
Pawsat passed for 325 yards, but it was his running that he talked about after the game.
“I actually want to see it on film tomorrow to see how slow I ran,” he said. “But this is a new wrinkle opposing teams are going to have to plan for.”
Georgetown (1-1), the No. 6 team in NAIA, rebounded from a season-opening loss to Ohio Dominican.
“Our offense sputtered at times, but Neal did a good job today,” Coach Bill Cronin said.
No. 9 Bethel fell to 0-3. Jacksonville 69, Morehead St 19: Kade Bell completed 18 of 34 passes for 276 yards and three touchdowns as host Jacksonville (1-2, 1-0) rolled over Morehead State (0-3, 0-1) in a Pioneer League game. The Dolphins compiled a whopping 719 yards of total offense and outscored More-head 28-3 in the final quarter.
Morehead quarterback Austin Gahafer completed just 11 of 38 passes for 93 yards. Brandon Reeves was the Eagles’ leading rusher with 86 yards.
Kentucky State 38, Central State 17: Junior running back Jacquise Lockett carried 15 times for 240 yards and three touchdowns to power visiting Kentucky State (2-0, 1-0). Lockett, a Fulton City graduate, had touchdown runs of 78, 1 and 51 yards as the Thorobreds won their Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener.
Faulkner (Ala.) 50, Union 20: Faulkner (3-0) racked up 701 yards of offense to beat host Union (0-2) in a Mid-South matchup. Faulkner’s Josh Hollingsworth passed for 275 yards and five touchdowns. Union was led by Leonard Dixon’s 147 yards rushing on a career-high 27 attempts.
Reinhardt 19, Kentucky Christian 14: After Kentucky Christian (1-2) scored a go-ahead touchdown with two minutes to play, Reinhardt (1-2) drove down the field and scored the game-winning TD on a 1-yard run by LJ Stegall with 15 seconds on the clock.