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Late San Diego TD beats Morehead State 48-44

Brandon White caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Mason Mills with 17 seconds to go to give San Diego a 48-44 win over host Morehead State on Saturday in the Pioneer Football League opener for both teams.

The Toreros trailed by as many as 17, and 44-41 with 1:50 to play.

Mills finished with five touchdown passes, 312 yards and an interception on 19-of-31 passing to lead the Toreros (3-1), who improved to 7-0 against the Eagles (1-3). John McGough and Sam Hoekstra caught two touchdown passes each, with McGough finishing with 162 yards on six catches and Hoekstra 114 yards on nine.

Kenny James provided the balance for San Diego's offense with 138 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.

Zach Lewis led the Eagles with 298 yards and a touchdown on 28-for-42 passing, but was sacked four times for a total loss of 25 yards.

Pikeville 51, Faulkner 34: Junior Trevor Hoskins tied his own school record with six touchdown passes, and host Pikeville (3-1) set a school record with 44 first-half points in the win over Faulkner (1-2).

Hoskins was 36-for-51 for 481 yards on the day he became the school's all-time leader in career passing yards. His 36 completions broke his own school record of 31.

Faulkner quarterback Josh Hollingsworth, the nation's leading passer in NAIA, was 29-for-52 for 312 yards and three touchdowns, but he was intercepted five times — three by Pikeville sophomore Demetri Travis, who tied another school mark.

Thomas More 35, Washington & Jefferson 32: Robert Kues passed for 227 yards and two touchdowns, LCA graduate Domonique Hayden ran for 77 yards and two scores, and Zach Autenrieb sealed the win for visiting Thomas More (3-0, 2-0 Presidents' Athletic Conference) with a late interception.

After scoring a touchdown and two-point conversion with 3:34 to play, Washington & Jefferson (2-2, 1-1 PAC) forced a punt and drove to the Thomas More 45-yard line. But Autenrieb intercepted a Matt Bliss pass at the 31 to halt the drive with 1:41 left in the game.

Hayden had TD runs of 23 and 12 yards. For the season, the sophomore running back has carried 29 times for 182 yards (6.3 average), caught 13 passes for 176 yards, and scored eight touchdowns.

Centre 45, Austin 0: Host Centre (3-0) racked up 407 yards of offense and benefitted from five turnovers to blow out Austin (0-4).

Tyler Osterman threw for a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter to start the rout and finished 15-for-21 for 187 yards. The Colonels rushed for 205 yards and held Austin to 49 on 38 carries.

Bethel 35, Cumberlands 28: Wil Masoud passed for 206 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another to lead visiting Bethel over Cumberlands.

Cumberlands led 28-20 at the half but was shut out over the last two quarters. Masoud's 1-yard touchdown run tied it in the third quarter, and his 7-yard TD pass to Justin Brandy with 5:03 left provided the winning score.

Kentucky State 23, Kentucky Wesleyan 7: After Kentucky Wesleyan (0-4) scored the first touchdown, Kentucky State (3-1) ran off 23 straight points.

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