Mitchell leads Incarnate Word to 1st win, Lamar falls 33-24
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick Mitchell Jr. ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns and Phillip Baptiste hauled in six passes for 126 yards as Incarnate Word stopped Lamar 33-24 to pick up its first win of the season on Saturday night.
Most of Mitchell’s yardage came when he broke for a 74-yard scoring scamper to put Incarnate Word (1-5, 1-3 Southland Conference) ahead 20-10 with 46 seconds remaining in the first half.
Trailing 27-24, Lamar was driving for the winning score when Corey Lee intercepted an Andrew Allen pass in the end zone with 8:47 left in the game. UIW drove to Lamar’s 24 where Jose Perez missed a 42-yard field goal attempt. However Lamar failed to mount another drive.
Sean Brophy added an insurance score when he ran it in from the 1 with 50 seconds left in the game.
Isaiah Howard caught two passes for 87 yards for Lamar (1-5, 0-4).
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