Football

JC Smith takes a thumping on the road

Quarterback Dallas Dickey completed 12 of 16 passes for 180 yards and three touchdowns and D. Appling returned the second-half kickoff 96 yards for a score as host West Georgia (3-0) trounced J.C. Smith (1-2) 49-0 on Saturday.

Keahn Wallace was 16-for-29 and 137 yards passing and De’Erik Bradley added 60 yards on 17 carries for the Bulls, who will host CIAA rival Virginia Union next Saturday.

Towson 31, N.C. Central 20: Victor Darius ran for three touchdowns for the host Tigers. The Eagles (1-3) took a 14-10 lead in the second quarter on a 50-yard pass from Malcom Bell to Quentin Atkinson, but the Tigers (2-2) pulled away on Victor’s 1-yard scoring run in the third.

N.C. A&T 59, Chowan 0: Kwashaun Quick threw three touchdown passes and ran for one for the hosts (3-1). N.C. A&T intercepted Chowan’s Dain McFarland five times and forced two fumbles, one recovered for a touchdown.

Charleston Southern 20, The Citadel 18: Darius Hammond returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown a few minutes into the second half to take a 17-3 lead for the host Buccaneers.

Coastal Carolina 48, Florida A&M 3: The hosts struck first with a first-quarter field goal but it was all Chanticleers after that. De’Angelo Henderson ran for two touchdowns and Alex Ross threw a touchdown pass and ran for another.

Lenoir-Rhyne 51, Wingate 14: The visiting Bears compiled 563 yards of offense in a South Atlantic win. The defending league champions improve to 3-0, 1-0. Wingate is 2-1, 0-1.

Stillman 37, St. Augustine’s 19: Roderick Davenport rushed for a career-high 178 yards on 30 carries in a road loss for the Falcons (0-3). Reese Sturgis caught two TD passes for Stillman (1-2).

S.C. State 17, Furman 7: Jalen Simmons’ 4-yard touchdown run with 2:24 remaining ensured a 17-7 victory for the visitors over FCS-ranked Furman. Simmons’ score came after the Paladins had to punt from their own 18 and the Bulldogs’ Austin Smith returned it to the Furman 4.

Shaw 20, UNC Pembroke 17: Down 17-6 in the fourth quarter, the host Bears scored 14 straight for their first win of the season.

Carson-Newman 55, Brevard 42: Two of Division II’s potent rushing offenses lived up to their billing in the first game played on the new artificial surface at Brevard Memorial Stadium, combining for nearly 1,000 yards of offense.

Catawba 37, Newberry 34 (2OT): Regulation time ended in a 24-point tie. Each team scored a touchdown in the first overtime, and in the second, the host Wolves (1-2) kicked a field goal when the Indians (2-1) were able to score another TD, an 11-yard pass from Carlos Tarrats to Mike Sheehan.

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