Jason Greenway records 60-yard TD in Augustana win
SIOUX FALLS -- Mitchell natives Jason and Justin Greenway each carried the ball six times as Augustana dominated Minnesota-Crookston 61-0 in college football action Saturday in Sioux Falls.
Jason Greenway tallied 85 yards on the ground, including a 60-yard touchdown, while his twin brother Justin Greenway recorded 26 yards rushing. Both are true freshmen.
Dajon Newell led the Vikings with 122 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Josh Hanson threw for 195 yards and four touchdowns, completing 13-of-20 pass attempts.
The win improved Augustana to 2-1 on the season and the Vikings take on Minnesota Duluth at 6 p.m. Saturday in Duluth, Minn.
South Dakota State 12, UC Davis 8
BROOKINGS -- Zach Zenner ran for 197 yards and two touchdowns and South Dakota State held on to beat UC Davis 12-8 on Saturday.
Zenner, coming off a 278-yard game in a win at Southeastern Louisiana last week, carried 21 times and scored on runs of 61 and 23 yards against UC Davis. Both conversion attempts failed for the Jackrabbits (2-1) in their home opener. The 23-yard run came early in the fourth quarter for South Dakota State.
UC Davis (1-2) scored first on Jonathan Perkins' 69-yard interception return. Alex Cannon ran for a two-point conversion, but the Aggies' offense never got past South Dakota State's 25-yard line.
Both schools used to be members of the Great West Conference. UC Davis is in its first season in the Big Sky.
Valley City State 41, Dakota State 31
MADISON -- Dakota State jumped out to a 17-7 lead in the second quarter, but couldn't hold on and fell 41-31 to No. 21 Valley City State (N.D.) Saturday in Madison.
The Trojans fell to 0-4 after being unable to hold on to their early lead.
Brandon Large was 19-of-32 passing for 215 yards and three touchdowns for the Trojans. Stacey Berg had eight receptions for 120 yards and two touchdowns.
Dakota State looks to bounce back next week as the team faces Northwestern College Saturday in Orange City, Iowa.
University of Sioux Falls 42,
Minot State 20
MINOT, N.D. -- Leading 17-7 at the half, the University of Sioux Falls football team picked up the offense and cruised to a 42-20 win over Minot State Saturday in Minot, N.D.
Taylor Perkins was 19-of-36 passing for 287 yards and four touchdowns. Perkins also led the team in rushing with 50 yards on nine carries.
Jeremiah Oates was the main target for Perkins in the win, hauling in six catches for 126 yards and three touchdowns.
The win improved the Cougars to 3-0 on the season as they return to action Saturday to face off with Bemidji State University in Sioux Falls.
Winona State 42, Northern State 32
WINONA, Minn. -- Trailing by 14 early, Northern State rallied a couple of times but was never able to catch up to Winona State as Winona State defeated Northern State 42-32 in football action Saturday in Winona, Minn.
Jared Jacobson threw for 219 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for another 124 yards and two scores, but the Wolves defense couldn't stop Winona State's offense from putting points on the board.
Northern State dropped to 0-3 on the season and takes on Concordia-St. Paul Saturday in Aberdeen.
Colorado Mines 42, Black Hills State 19
GOLDEN, Colo. -- Black Hills State University scored the first touchdown of the game to go up 7-0, but fell 42-19 to No. 21 Colorado Mines Saturday in Golden, Colo.
The Yellow Jackets saw quarterback Ward Anderson throw for 332 yards and two touchdowns while tallying 55 yards rushing in the loss. Bryar Desanti caught three passes for 103 yards and two touchdowns, while Daniel Hancock reeled in 12 passes for 99 yards.
BHSU dropped to 0-2 on the season and takes on Colorado Mesa Saturday in Spearfish.
Jamestown College 17,
SD Mines & Technology 14 (OT)
JAMESTOWN, N.D. -- Jamestown College's Ryan Benke made a 37-yard field goal in overtime as the team defeated South Dakota Mines and Technology 17-14 Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.
The Hardrockers' MiKolten Jelden connected on a 42-yard field goal with 28 seconds remaining in the game to force overtime, but the team was unable to come away with a victory and fell to 0-3 on the season.
Jahmel Rover led the Hardrockers with 130 yards rushing on 15 carries. Rover also finished 4-of-4 passing for 43 yards. The team returns home to take on William Jewell College Saturday in Rapid City with the hope of picking up its first victory of the season.