District football roundup: Seton Hill rallies past Mercyhurst for 2nd straight win
Ryan Barabe threw for 348 yards and two touchdowns as Seton Hill defeated Mercyhurst, 30-20, on Saturday in PSAC action.
Michael Valentino rushed for 60 yards and caught three passes for 88 yards and a 78-yard touchdown for Griffins (2-4, 2-2), who have won two in a row after an 0-4 start.
Kinan Humphrey added seven receptions for 83 yards and a touchdown for the Griffins. Doug Altavilla threw for 188 yards and a touchdown for Mercyhurst (3-4, 1-3), which led by seven points at halftime.
Bethany 23, Carnegie Mellon 19 — Hunter Klein caught six passes for 120 yards and three touchdowns as Bethany (3-4, 3-3) held off Carnegie Mellon (5-2, 4-2) at home for a PAC victory.
Cal (Pa.) 54, Gannon 14 — Noah Mitchell threw for 295 yards and four touchdowns to lead Cal (Pa.) (5-2, 3-1) to the PSAC win at Gannon (2-5, 1-3).
No. 22 IUP 59, Clarion 21 — Justice Evans ran for 142 yards and Adam Houser added 103 rushing yards and a touchdown as IUP (6-1, 3-1) put up 601 yards of offense in its PSAC victory at Clarion (3-4, 1-3). Jeff Clemens threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns for Clarion.
No. 9 Slippery Rock 41, Edinboro 30 — Roland Rivers III completed 33 or 41 passes for 391 yards and a touchdown as Slippery Rocky (7-0, 4-0) beat Edinboro (1-6, 1-3) in PSAC play. Henry Litwin caught 13 passes for 131 yards and a touchdown for the Rock, and teammate Charles Snorweah added 73 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Ta’Nauz Gregory caught 11 passes for 169 yards and a touchdown for Edinboro.
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Duquesne 20, Sacred Heart 6 — Daniel Parr threw a pair of five-yard touchdown passes and Mitch Maczura kicked a pair of field goals as Duquesne stopped Sacred Heart in a battle of last year’s Northeastern Conference co-champions. The Dukes (4-2, 2-0) held the Pioneers (3-4, 1-2) to 233 yards of total offense and allowed them just 10 first downs.
Robert Morris 21, Wagner 13 — Caleb Lewis threw for a touchdown, Terrence Stephens Jr. ran for one, and Robert Morris rallied. Robert Morris (3-4) is 2-0 in the Northeastern Conference for the first time 2011.
Allegheny 49, Kenyon 0 — In NCAC play, Nazareth Greer threw for 305 yards and five touchdowns, including an 86-yard scoring pass to Dwaine Barber, as Allegheny (1-5, 1-4) shut out Kenyon (3-3, 2-3).
No. 25 Case Western Reserve 34, Saint Vincent 26 — Drew Saxton threw for 416 yards and four touchdowns as Case Western Reserve (6-0, 5-0) held off Saint Vincent (1-5, 0-4) in PAC play. Lorenzo Cota threw for 239 yards and three touchdowns for Saint Vincent, which pulled within five points in the fourth quarter after trailing by 11 at halftime.
Grove City 42, Waynesburg 24 — Wesley Schools ran for 324 yards and five touchdowns on 35 carries for Grove City (5-2, 4-2) as the Wolverines upended Waynesburg (1-6, 1-5) to earn PAC road victory. Luke Salerno had 14 total tackles, a forced fumble and a sack for Grove City.
Westminster 55, Thiel 7 — Westminster (5-2, 4-2) held Thiel (0-7, 0-6) to just 57 yards and three first downs in its PAC win. Keano Grice ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns for Westminster .