College football roundup: Sumner leads SDSU to 41-28 victoryBROOKINGS — Austin Sumner threw for five touchdowns, Zach Zenner ran for another and South Dakota State lit up the scoreboard in the second quarter Saturday with a 41-28 victory over Youngstown State.
BROOKINGS — Austin Sumner threw for five touchdowns, Zach Zenner ran for another and South Dakota State lit up the scoreboard in the second quarter Saturday with a 41-28 victory over Youngstown State.
Sumner completed 19 of 28 passes for 351 yards and five touchdowns, three of which came in the 28-point second quarter for the Jackrabbits. Zenner carried the ball 17 times for 87 yards and a second quarter touchdown.
South Dakota State (6-2, 4-1 Missouri Valley) led 41-7 after Sumner found Aaron Rollin for a 49-yard touchdown strike only 1:37 into the third quarter. It was the fifth different receiver found by Sumner for a touchdown. Rollin had three catches for 108 yards and the score.
Youngstown State (4-4, 1-4) put up a fight, scoring 21 unanswered points to end the game. Will Shaw caught 10 balls for 120 yards and a touchdown in the loss for the Penguins.
Indiana St 45, South Dakota 14
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — Shakir Bell rushed for 150 yards and a pair of touchdowns and caught a 25-yard scoring pass, helping Indiana State roll to a 45-14 victory over South Dakota on Saturday.
Indiana State (7-2, 5-1 Missouri Valley) also had two interception returns for TDs — a 25-yarder by Johnny Towalid and a 52-yarder by Donovan Lane.
Mike Perish threw a pair of scoring passes for Indiana State and Kevin Earl threw for 101 yards and a TD for South Dakota (1-7, 0-5).
Lucas Hileman was a significant factor for Indiana State. Three of his four punts were downed inside the 20-yard line, limiting South Dakota’s field position.
Augustana College 35,
Concordia University, St. Paul 27
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Darren Niklason had a career-high three receiving touchdowns to lead Augustana College over Concordia University 35-27 Saturday in St. Paul, Minn.
The Vikings improved to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South Division, while Concordia slipped to 2-7 on the season and 1-4 in conference play.
Concordia outscored Augustana 17-7 in the fourth quarter, but the Vikings fought off the comeback to take the victory.
Niklason had 10 receptions for 125 yards in the win. Quarterback Josh Hanson led the Viking air attack with 28-of-38 passing for 289 yards and four touchdowns.
Dajon Newell recorded one touchdown and 108 yards on 17 carries for Augustana.
Concordia’s James Peterson completed 16 of 33 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns.
University of Sioux Falls 54,
Upper Iowa 41
SIOUX FALLS — The University of Sioux Falls defeated Upper Iowa in a 54-41 shootout Saturday at Bob Young Field in Sioux Falls.
The Cougars (8-1) led by as many as 37 points in the second quarter, but Upper Iowa (2-7) made a comeback scoring 28 unanswered points. In the end, USF’s special teams and defense sealed the win.
Taylor Perkins led the USF offense by completing 15 of 25 passes for 230 yards and three touchdowns, which were caught by three different receivers. Running back Kristian Porter had 20 attempts for 108 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Upper Iowa’s Cole Jaeschke was 43-of-78 passing for 606 yards, five touchdowns and four interceptions.
Dakota State 35,
Jamestown College 34 (2 OT)
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Dakota State Trojans fought off a Jamestown’ 2-point conversion in the second overtime to seal their 35-34 win Saturday in Madison.
DSU (2-8) tied the game with 1:28 left to play in regulation and took the 35-28 lead in 2OT. Jamestown (3-6) answered with a rushing TD but was unable to make the conversion to give the Trojans their second win of the season.
DSU’s Brandon Large completed 23 of 36 passes for 287 yards and three touchdowns and broke a school record for most passing yards in a single season with 2,708 yards.
John Niesen had 25 carries for 82 yards and a touchdown.
Fort Hays State University 41, S.D. School of Mines and Technology 27
RAPID CITY — The Hardrockers dropped to 2-6 on the season as they were defeated by Fort Hays State University Saturday in Rapid City.
SD Mines was only down by one at the half, but FHSU (4-5) outscored the Hardrockers 17-0 in the third quarter to pull away.
SD Mines running back Jahmel Rover had 19 carries for 145 yards and one touchdown in the loss. Evan Sanders led the Hardrockers’ air attack with 7-of-16 passing for 97 yards and two touchdowns.
Tarean Austin led the FHSU offense with 13-of-25 passing for 160 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Northern State University 65,
University of Mary 17
BISMARK, N.D. — Northern State University scored a school-record 65 points, beating the previous record of 64 points, in its 65-17 victory over University of Mary Saturday in Bismark, N.D.
The Wolves scored 55 unanswered points in a span from the first quarter to the fourth and improved to 5-4 on the season. U-Mary dropped to 4-5 overall.
Jared Jacobson led the Wolves offensively with 26-of-40 passing for 422 yards and three touchdowns. NSU’s John Hughes had 12 carries for 63 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
Craig Bagnell was 15-of-30 passing for 201 yards, two touchdowns and four interceptions in the loss.
New Mexico Highlands University 46,
Black Hills State University 31
RAPID CITY — The Black Hills State University football team dropped to 1-7 on the season with a 46-31 loss against New Mexico Highlands University Saturday in Rapid City.
Ward Anderson led the Yellow Jackets with 11 carries for 70 yards and two touchdowns. He also was 37-of-75 passing for 266 yards and one touchdown. Scott Boner had 10 tackles in the loss.
NMHU (7-2) was led by Emmanuel Lewis with 369 yards and two touchdowns on 23 completions.
College of St. Scholastica 20, Presentation 17 (OT)
ABERDEEN — The Presentation College football team fell 20-17 in overtime as Mike Theismann scored on a 25-yard field goal to lift the College of St. Scholastica to a nonconference win Saturday.
Theismann made a 23-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter to send the game into overtime.
Presentation fell to 1-8 on the season, while St. Scholastica improved to 7-2 overall.
Presentation’s Stephen Braswell was 18 of 35 passes for 187 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.