LOCAL COLLEGE: Brown Boosts Falcons

September 30, 2018

Ja’yir Brown had three interceptions and returned one 80 yards for a touchdown to lead Lackawanna College to a 29-10 win over Erie Community College at West Herr Stadium in Orchard Park, New York, on Saturday.

Isaiah Howard kicked a 27-yard field goal and Javon Turner caught a 16-yard touchdown pass to give the Falcons (5-0) a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter. Erie answered when Isaiah Brown caught a 20-yard touchdown pass, but Lackawanna responded with a pair of touchdowns before halftime to take a 23-7 lead. Shane McLaughlin threw a 9-yard touchdown pass to Harrison Dreher and, four minutes later, Ja’yir Brown intercepted a pass and ran 80 yards for a score to give Lackawanna a 23-7 halftime lead.

McLaughlin threw for

240 yards and a pair of touchdowns and Norval Black had three catches for 102 yards.

Wilkes 34, Alvernia 14

At Reading, Jose Tabora scored four touchdowns to lead Wilkes University to a win at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Tabora scored on a 1-yard run 47 seconds into the game to give the Colonels (2-3, 1-2 MAC) a 7-0 lead. After Malcolm Carey scored on a 16-yard run for Alvernia to tie the game, Tabora scored on a 6-yard run with 1:57 left in the first half. Daniel Scott returned the ensuing kickoff 85 yards for a score to tie the game at 14 at halftime.

In the second half, Tabora scored on a 26-yard run and caught a 4-yard touchdown pass and David Kutteroff kicked a pair of field goals.

King’s 29, Lycoming 14

At Williamsport, Tommy Klock threw four touchdowns to lead King’s College.

Jack Barreras kicked a 39-yard field goal and Klock hit Jayner Garospe for a 76-yard touchdown pass to give the Monarchs (2-2, 1-1 MAC) a 10-0 lead in the first quarter. Lycoming answered with a pair of Elijah Shemory touchdown runs to take a 14-10 lead, but Klock hit Jordan Downes for a 50-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds left in the first half to give King’s a 16-14 halftime lead.

Klock hit Downes again for a 2-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter and connected with Tim Constantino on a 25-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.

Charles McCall had

14 tackles and four sacks, the second-most sacks in a game by a King’s player after Steven Wilson had five against Delaware Valley in 2001. Old Forge graduate Mando Sallavanti had six tackles and two sacks for King’s.

Misericordia 52, Castleton 33

At Dallas, Brady Williams threw for three touchdowns and ran for three more as Misericordia earned its third straight win.

Sam Gillison had five catches for 206 yards and two touchdowns for the Cougars (3-1, 2-0 MAC), including a 56-yard touchdown catch to give Misericordia a 35-21 lead with 1:12 left in the first half. Castleton recovered a fumble in the end zone with nine seconds left in the half and trailed by eight at halftime. Williams added two short touchdown runs in the second half as the Cougars pulled away.

David Cromwell ran for 157 yards and a touchdown for Misericordia and Isaiah Solomon added a touchdown reception.

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