Kennesaw wins 8th straight game
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Justin Thompson kicked three field goals, the last one a 37-yarder with 1:55 to play, and Kennesaw State won i t s eighth straight game, 16-14 over Montana State on Saturday in the coldest game in Owls’ history.
Taylor Henkle intercepted Chris Murray at the KSU 33 with 1:16 to play to seal the win. The Owls have had at least one interception each game this season.
Game- time temperature was 23 degrees, 31 degrees colder than any game played by the thirdyear program.
Kennesaw State ( 8- 1) scored on a 2- yard run to cap an 89-yard drive on the Owls’ first possession. Murray answered with a 7-yard run on the Bobcats’ next possession but Thompson had a 35yard field goal nine seconds before the half to put the Owls up.
Georgia State 21, Georgia Southern 17
STATESBORO — Conner Manning threw for 319 yards and two scores and Penny Hart caught eight passes for 191 yards and a touchdown as Georgia State escaped with a 21-17 victory over winless Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Trailing 17-14 with 2:31 left in the game, Manning hit Hart deep in the left corner of the end zone for the final score and then the Panthers (5-3, 4-1 Sun Belt Conference) held off Georgia Southern for its fourth win in the last five games.
The Eagles drove 61 yards in 10 plays to get to Georgia State’s 17 before the clock showed all zeros.
Jacksonville St. 59,
Murray St. 23
JACKSONVILLE, Ala. — Bryant Horn threw for three touchdowns, Jacksonville State set a program record with minus-3 yards rushing allowed, and the Gamecocks beat Murray State 59-23 on Saturday. After Murray State pulled within 38-23, JMU scored 14 points — on short runs by Roc Thomas and Tramel Terry — in 22 seconds after Randy Robinson recovered a Murray State fumble.
Horn opened the scoring with a 9-yard run on Jacksonville State’s first offensive drive of the game. Horn’s interception on JSU’s next possession was returned 17 yards by D’Montre Wade and Jordon Gandy caught a 22-yard touchdown pass to tie it. The Racers took a 13-7 lead after another Horn turnover as Sean Rodriguez returned a fumble for a 47-yard touchdown.