Dayton grabs 4 interceptions, holds off Drake 20-10

Alex Jeske had two touchdowns while the Dayton defense hauled in four interceptions, forced a fumble and blocked a field goal to help the Flyers to a 20-10 win over Drake on Saturday.

Tied 3-3 at the half, Dayton (2-4, 1-2 Pioneer Football League) broke away with the opening drive of the third quarter when Jeske ran in the go-ahead touchdown from the 7, capping a 75-yard drive that included a 42-yard catch by Matt Tunnacliffe. Later, Nick Surges intercepted a pass by Drake’s Grant Kraemer, setting up Jeske’s 29-yard touchdown throw to Ryan Skibinski to make it 17-3 with 1:43 left in the third.

N.C. A&T (6-0, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) scored 16 points in a 35-second span late in the first quarter and was never threatened. Marquell Cartwright’s 2-yard touchdown plunge culminated a six-play, 73-yard drive. On the next possession, Jermaine Williams sacked Jack McDaniels for a safety, and then Khris Gardin returned the ensuing free kick 78 yards to the Delaware State 2. Cartwright carried in from there on the next play and the rout was on.

Raynard hooked up with Gardin on a 12-yard touchdown pass midway through the second quarter, then found Xavier Griffin on a 10-yard score with just over 3 minutes left in the half and Cheap Jerseys Paypal the Aggies led 30-3 at intermission.

Cartwright finished with 96 yards on 19 carries while Elijah Bell Nike NFL Jerseys China had nine catches for 178 yards. The Aggies held the Hornets to minus-38 yards rushing.