NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Saint Augustine’s scored 30 unanswered points and gained a season high 394 yards to put away Southern Connecticut State 30-14 at Jess Dow Field Saturday.
The win improves the Falcons’ record to 2-1 overall. Southern Connecticut State falls to 0-3.
The Falcons relied on quarterback Teddy Bacote, and the playmaking skills of Tyron Laughinghouse and Roderick Davenport.
Bacote completed 20 of 32 passes for 225 yards and two touchdowns. Laughinghouse grabbed five passes for 112 yards and two touchdowns, and Davenport added 12 carries for 86 yards and two touchdowns.
Saint Augustine’s linebacker Chaz Robinson led an opportunistic defense with 16 tackles. Defensive end Javarous Faulk added two sacks for the Falcons, who prevented the Owls from scoring twice inside from inside the 10 in the final quarter. The Owls gained 345 offensive yards but only 226 after the first quarter.
Southern Connecticut’s Jacob Jablonski completed 20 of 34 passes for 249 yards and a score, but he was also picked off three times. Kharea Roseboro, Derrick Manning, and Robinson had the interceptions.
Shaw 31, Stillman 26: The Bears overcame 251 penalty yards and a late drive from Stillman to claim their first win of the season, and the first of coach Rob Massey’s tenure, at Durham County Memorial Stadium. With the win, Shaw improves to 1-2 on the season, while the Tigers fall to 1-2.
Stillman was driving in the final seconds of the game for what would have been a go-ahead touchdown, but failed to find the end zone despite starting six plays inside the Shaw 20.
Shaw quarterback James Stallons connected with nine different receivers, amassing 261 yards through the air.
The Shaw defense held the Tigers to 211 total yards.
Shaw jumped on top early, when Darius Moffett recovered a Stillman fumble and returned it for 24 yards to the Stillman eight. On the next play, Antonio Dunn barreled across the goal line for a 7-0 lead.
Elon 48, West Virginia State 14: The host Phoenix rolled behind four touchdown passes from Thomas Wilson.
Wilson was 18-of-25 passing for 261 yards in the blowout, connecting with Aaron Melette on nine of those passes for 129 yards. Wilson hit Melette for a pair of touchdowns, both in the second quarter.
The Phoenix (2-1) leapt to a 35-0 lead in the second quarter, but couldn’t keep the shutout through the half as West Virginia State’s (1-2) LeFloyd Phillip ran in from 70 yards out with 41 seconds left in the second quarter.
Elon’s Thuc Phan ran the ball 15 times for 110 yards, primarily in the second half, and Karl Bostick ran the ball 12 times for 77 yards and a score.
The Yellow Jackets amassed just 251 yards total offense, including 74 on the ground.
Old Dominion 70, Campbell 14: Tyler Heinike accounted for eight touchdowns to help the host Monarchs past the Camels.
Old Dominion moves to 3-0 on the season, while the Camels fall to 1-2.
Junior quarterback Dakota Wolf, making his first career start under center, led Campbell with 22 carries for 101 yards, adding a touchdown. He also added 56 yards on 8-of-16 passing.
Jonathan Rogers led all Campbell receivers with 33 yards, while Odom chipped in 16.
The Camels registered their first 200 yard rushing game of the season in the loss with 214.
Defensively, Lucas Smith paced Campbell with nine tackles, and Matt Farris notched eight.