Connecticut Post (Sunday)

Sacred Heart runs past CCSU

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FAIRFIELD — Malik Grant ran ran for 183 yards on 29 carries and reached the end zone three times to lead Sacred Heart past Central Connecticu­t 27-17 on Saturday.

Grant’s 4-yard touchdown run with 3:24 left in the third quarter gave the Pioneers (4-3, 2-1 Northeast Conference) a 13-10 lead.

Early in the fourth, Grant scored from 15 yards out running up the middle and breaking tackles near the goal line to extend the margin.

Marquez McCray threw for 178 yards for Sacred Heart now winners of back-to-back contests following a twogame skid.

Nasir Smith ran for 89 yards on 18 carries and a touchdown for the Blue Devils (1-5, 1-1).

Framingham State 35, WCSU 21: At Framingham, Mass., Devaun Ford had a rushing touchdown and a receiving touchdown as the Rams handed WestConn its second straight loss.

Mack Driver scored a pair of rushing touchdowns for WCSU (3-4), while Jillian Ferguson added a receiving touchdown from 23 yards out.

Framingham State improved to 5-2.

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