Darryl Davis-McNeil rushed for 148 yards and a score on 16 rushes to help Kutztown University upset Lock Haven 32-15 Saturday in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference East matchup at Lock Haven.
The Golden Bears (5-0, 7-1), who is rated 25th in the AFCA Division II coaches poll and on D2football.com, rushed for 241 yards and three touchdowns. They totaled 423 yards.
KU grabbed a 6-0 lead on its opening possession when Davis-McNeil scored on a 2-yard run.
Lock Haven (0-5, 1-7), who fell to the Golden Bears for the 13th time in a row, took a 7-6 lead early in the second quarter on a 2-yard pass from Ethan Persa to Isia Gonzalez.
Kutztown seized the lead for good at 12-7 when Eric Nickel connected with Kurtis Ravenel Jr. on a 5-yard touchdown pass with 3:56 remaining in the first half.
Nickel raced in from one yard to finish an eight-play, 76-yard drive with 1:06 remaining to make it 19-7.
In the third quarter, KU took a 25-7 lead on a 44-yard throw from Nickel to Jake Novak.
Zaire Jones scored for the Golden Bears in the fourth quarter on a 10-yard run.
Nickel completed 14 of 20 passes for 182 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception.
Novak hauled in three passes for a total of 69 yards.
Lycoming 28, Albright 7: Elijah Shemory scored two touchdowns on the ground and two more on the ground as Lycoming rallied to defeat Albright in a Middle Atlantic Conference game in Williamsport.
With 9:38 remaining in the second quarter, the Lions (1-5, 2-6) took a 7-0 lead on Todd Shelley’s 17-yard throw to Lucas Roselli.
In the second half, the Warriors (4-1, 5-2) scored 28 straight points. Shemory scored on a 10-yard run and then connected with Aaron Wolcott on a 31-yard touchdown throw in the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Shemory scored on a 3-yard run and then delivered a 10-yard touchdown throw to Wolcott.
Albright quarterback Shelley completed 16-of-30 throws for 167 yards and one score with one interception. The Lions’ Isaiah Shockley ran for 87 yards on 21 carries.