Flash come apart in fourth quarter

The Associated Press

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — Drew Jean-Guillaume scored two touchdowns and Central Connecticut forced four turnovers in a 28-10 Northeast Conference victory over Saint Francis on Saturday.

CCSU (6-3, 4-0 NEC) won its sixth straight game for the first time since the 2009 season.

Jean-Guillaume caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Jake Dolegala to extend CCSU’s lead to 21-10 early in the fourth quarter.

Trailing 21-10 with 3:13 remaining, Saint Francis running back Joel Denley went in motion, fumbled a pass in his own end zone and Najae Brown recovered it for an 18-point lead.

Jean-Guillaume ran it nine times for 21 yards and a score, and made seven catches for 25 yards for CCSU. Dolegala was 15 of 22 for 131 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions.

Saint Francis (5-4, 3-2) was held to 123 total yards and the Red Flash fumbled it three times. Bear Fenimore completed 9 of 17 passes for 32 yards and an interception.

The Red Flash are home this Saturday against Sacred Heart.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Saint Francis 0 7 3 0 –10

CCSU 7 7 0 14 –28

First Quarter

CCSU–Guillaume 6 run (Palmer kick), 6:58.

Second Quarter

CCSU–Nash 11 run (Palmer kick), 10:52.

SFPA–Miliner 4 run (Bofenkamp kick), 5:22.

Third Quarter

SFPA–FG Bofenkamp 30, 8:49.

Fourth Quarter

CCSU–Guillaume 7 pass from Dolegala (Palmer kick), 10:02.

CCSU–Brown 0 fumble return (Palmer kick), 3:03.

TEAM STATISTICS SFU CCS

First downs 8 13

Rushes-yards 28-91 40-141

Passing 32 131

Comp-Att-Int 9-17-1 15-22-2

Return Yards 142 66

Punts-Avg. 4-30.0 4-31.8

Fumbles-Lost 3-3 0-0

Penalty-Yards 4-40 5-45

Time of Possession 22:31 37:29

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Saint Francis, J. Denley 9-59, A. Miliner 7-31, K. Pinkney 2-8, N. Rinella 1-3, B. Johnson 1-0, B. Fenimore 8-(minus 10). CCSU, C. Nash 21-93, E. Walker 4-27, D. Jean-Guillaume 9-21, J. Dolegala 3-6, A. Anderson 1-(minus 1), C. Rush 1-(minus 3).

PASSING–Saint Francis, B. Fenimore 9-17-1-32. CCSU, J. Dolegala 15-22-2-131.

RECEIVING–Saint Francis, K. Lewis 4-26, J. Solano 1-5, T. Johnson 1-3, J. Ajayi 1-0, M. Valenzuela 1-0, J. Denley 1-(minus 2). CCSU, J. Garcia 4-55, X. Bass 1-35, D. Jean-Guillaume 7-25, E. Walker 2-10, C. Rush 1-6.

Juniata crushed

BALTIMORE — The Juniata College football team fell behind 30-0 in the first half en route to a 57-14 loss at Johns Hopkins in a Landmark Conference matchup.

Juniata (3-6, LC 2-6) scored both of its touchdowns in the third quarter. Austin Montgomery threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Jake Notestine and a 22-yard touchdown pass to Justin Helsel. Montgomery finished 24-of-32 for 297 yards and two interceptions.

Johns Hopkins (9-1, LC 7-1) had more than 600 yards of offense, thanks in part to quarterback David Tammaro, who completed 18-of-27 passes for 264 yards and four touchdowns.

Juniata ends it season this Saturday at home against Susquehanna University.

SCORE BY QUARTERS

Juniata 0 0 14 0 — 14

Johns Hopkins 14 16 21 6 — 57

First quarter

JH–McFadden 35 pss from Tammaro (Sullivan kick), 12:30

JH–Cary 12 pass from Tammaro (Sullivan kick) (1:26

Second quarter

JH–Cary 83 run (Sullivan kick), 9:31

JH–Caggiano 59 pass from Tammaro (Sullivan kick), 8:54

JH–Sullivan 19 FG, 1:43

Third quarter

JH–McFadden 25 pass from Tammaro (Sullivan kick), 14:22

J–Helsel 22 pass from Montgomery (Craig kick), 8:07

JH–Irwin 1 run (Sullivan kick), 4:31

J–Notestine 13 pass from Montgomery (Craig kick), 2:23

JH–Messinger 11 run (Sullivan kick), 1:25

Fourth quarter

JH–Martin 12 run (kick failed), 3:29

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING: Juniata — Lerh 12-45, Bembry 3-14, Montgomery 13-12, Wertz 4-10, Clark 1-3, Chalmers 1-3 Jones 1-1. Johns Hopkins–Cary 6-102, irwin 5-43, Martin 10-37, Rodenberger 6-30, Messinger 5-25, Leongas 3-24, Tammaro 3-18, Tomaini 3-17, Nbaker 2-8, TEAM 2-(-32).

PASSING: Juniata–Montgomery 24-32-2-297, Graham 1-1-0-6. Johns Hopkins–Tammaro 18-27-0-264, Tomaini 4-5-0-57, Baker 1-1-0-26, Leongas 1-1-0-8..

RECEIVING: Juniata — Helsel 8-152, Notestine 4-56, Lehr 5-33, Brocato 4-29, Wertz 1-14, Bembry 1-13, Patel 1-6, Lattanzi 1-2. Johns Hopkins–Caggiano 3-101, McFadden 3-84, Aicholz 1-46, Fernandez 5-45, Camick 1-26, Rogerson 2-19, Cary 2-16, Yohr 1-8, Brookhart 3-8, Fries 1-6, Norgle 1-6, Maloney 1-(-10).

INTERCEPTIONS: Johns Hopkins — Mosser, Munday.

TEAM STATISTICS JH JC

First downs 28 18

Rushes-yards 45-272 35-88

Passing (comp.-att.-int.) 24-34-0 25-33-2

Yards passing 355 303

Total yards 627 391

Fumbles-lost 4-2 3-3

Penalties-yards 7-75 7-68

Punts-avg. 4-31.3 7-32.1

IUP still perfect

ERIE — After an uneven first half of play, the third-ranked IUP football team scored 29 unanswered second half points to come away with a 36-10 win at Mercyhurst at Tullio Field.

The Crimson Hawks improved to 10-0 overall and wrapped up the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division title with a 7-0 league record.

It marks the first time that IUP is 10-0 since 1993. It also continues to perfect first year of head coach Paul Tortorella, who owns the best record of any first year coach in program history.

The Crimson Hawks trailed 10-7 at the break to Mercyhurst (4-6, PSAC 3-4). However, two second-half touchdown passes from quarterback Lenny Williams helped spark the comeback. Dondrea Tillman added an 8-yard fumble recovery for a score. IUP also benefitted from touchdown runs from Justice Evans and Duane Brown.

The Crimson Hawks will play at West Chester this Saturday at noon for the overall PSAC title.

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