Craig helps Govs set records in 78-40 win
MOREHEAD, Ky. — Kentel Williams rushed for 181 yards and three touchdowns, including a 72-yarder, to help Austin Peay set program records for points and touchdowns with a 78-40 win over Morehead State on Saturday night.
The 78 points surpassed the 73 scored against Morehead State in 1994. The Governors (2-1), ranked 23rd in the Football Championship Subdivision coaches poll, scored 11 touchdowns, one more than the 10 they scored against the Eagles (1-2) on two other occasions. That includes last season, when Austin Peay scored all 10 of its touchdowns on the ground in a 69-13 win.
This time, the Governors had seven rushing touchdowns. Their four receiving touchdowns, including two to DeAngelo Wilson, came in the first half. Jeremiah Oatsvall threw two touchdown passes and rushed for 117 yards and another score. Former McCallie standout Ja Vaughn Craig also threw for two scores for the team coached by Chattanooga native Will Healy.
Austin Peay led 43-26 at halftime and 57-40 after three quarters.
Aaron Turk had a 92-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Morehead State.
› Sewanee 28, Austin 20
SEWANEE, Tenn. — Former Notre Dame High School star Alex Darras threw three touchdown passes as the Tigers rose to 2-1 and won their Southern Athletic Association opener.
Darras was 17-of-24 for 212 passing yards and scoring throws of 10 yards to Allan Puri, 26 to Micah Maes and 34 to Drew Maddox. Sewanee closed out its scoring in the final minute of the third quarter with a 2-yard run by Sam Everette and Michael Jacobs’ fourth extrapoint kick of the game.
Malik Santiago and Zach Milan led the Tigers in rushing with 90 and 81 yards on 16 and 18 carries. Darras gained 35 yards on nine runs. William Phillips picked off two passes.
The Kangaroos (0-3) scored first, midway through the second quarter, on a 19-yard pass to Adonis Martin from Colt Collins, who wound up 15-of-34 for 299 yards with three interceptions. Martin caught eight passes for 195 yards, and Reggie Evans ran 12 times for 113 yards and a touchdown.