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Georgetown vs. Lafayette: Campanella’s late touchdown lifts Hoyas to win

By News Services and Staff Reports,

Nick Campanella scored a late rushing touchdown to help Georgetown beat Lafayette, 20-17, in Easton, Pa., on Saturday night.

Lafayette (5-3, 2-1 Patriot League) took a 10-6 halftime lead after Andrew Shoop found Mark Ross for a six-yard touchdown pass.

Kyle Nolan hit Jo’el Kimpela for a five-yard touchdown and go-ahead score late in the third quarter, but the Hoyas relinquished the lead early in the fourth when Shoop connected with Greg Kessel for a 36-yard touchdown, making it 17-13.

With 5 minutes 8 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Campanella’s two-yard touchdown run gave the Hoyas (4-5, 1-2) the lead for good.

SOUTH CAROLINA SSTATE 41, HOWARD 23: Richard Cue threw a school-record four touchdown passes — the last a 97-yarder — to four different receivers to lead the host Bulldogs in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference game.

Cue, who completed 24 of 38 for 366 yards, threw his first touchdown pass, a 14-yarder, to Dwight Brannon. It gave the Bulldogs (4-5, 3-3 MEAC) a 7-0 first-quarter lead. Cue struck twice in the second quarter, hitting Lennel Elmore for a 40-yard touchdown and Caleb Davis on a 20-yarder for a 27-10 halftime lead.

Cue saved his best for last — a 97-yard scoring pass in the fourth quarter to Tyler McDonald.

Terrence Leffall tried to keep the Bison (5-3, 4-2) in it throughout Cue’s onslaught.

Leffall carried 24 times for 127 yards and two touchdowns.

WASHINGTON & LEE 41, CATHOLIC 14: The Generals scored 21 straight points between the second and third quarters to beat the host Cardinals.

Nick Lombardo rushed for 168 yards and Sasha Vandalov added 101 for Washington & Lee (6-2, 4-1 Old Dominion Athletic Conference), which totaled 442 yards on the ground.

Quarterback Nick Lombardo completed just two passes, but one of them was an 84-yard scoring strike to Brett Murray for the first score of the game.

Alonzo Cooke caught eight passes for 108 yards and a touchdown for Catholic (3-5, 2-3).

CASTLETON STATE 28, GALLAUDET 20: The visiting Spartans overcame three touchdown runs by the Bison’s Ryan Bonheyo to win their fifth straight game.

Shane Brozowski completed 28 of 49 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns as Castleton improved to 6-2 overall and 5-0 in the Eastern Collegiate Football Conference.

Bonheyo scored on runs of five, 83 and five yards — all in the first half — and finished with 179 yards on just nine carries. Gallaudet fell to 5-3, 3-2.

BOWIE STATE 45, LINCOLN 9: Tyrae Reid completed 16 of 28 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns as the Bulldogs (5-4, 2-4 CIAA) ended a two-game losing streak.

Freshman defensive back Curtis Pumphrey had nine tackles, one interception and three pass breakups for Bowie State. The loss dropped the Lions to 1-8, 1-5.

MAINE 24, WILLIAM & MARY 10: Marcus Wasilewski threw three touchdown passes to lead the Black Bears (3-5, 2-3 Colonial Athletic Association) in Williamsburg, Va.

Willliam & Mary (2-6, 1-4) got on the scoreboard with 8:20 left in the first half when Raphael Ortiz connected with Sean Ballard for a 26-yard touchdown. Maine led at halftime, 17-7.

JAMES MADISON 28, GEORGIA STATE 21: Dae’Quan Scott rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown as the Dukes (6-2, 4-1 CAA) held on at home.

Brandon Lee returned a blocked punt three yards early in the fourth quarter to give James Madison a 28-7 lead before Georgia State (1-8, 1-5) scored a pair of late touchdowns to make it close.

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