Sacramento State dominates Cal Poly in 49-14 win
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Thomsonthrew for three touchdowns, including a 76-yard scoring strike to Jaelin Ratliff in the game’s opening drive, to lead Sacramento State to a 49-14 win over Cal Poly on Saturday night.
Sacramento State (6-4, 5-2 Big Sky Conference) had three scoring plays from more than 70 yards out, including a 77-yard return of a blocked field goal by Ernest Jenkins and BJ Perkinson’s 77-yard TD run in the third quarter.
Thomson finished 9-of-16 passing for 247 yards, Perkinson had seven carries for 164 yards and Andre Lindsey got 111 yards on four catches, including a 29-yard TD grab late in the second quarter, as the Hornets dominated Cal Poly (1-9, 1-6) in total yards, 465-289, despite running 39 fewer plays.
Also scoring for Sacramento State was Marcus Bruce, who recovered a Cal Poly fumble forced by Killian Rosko to run in a score, Elijah Dotson with a 33-yard TD run and Isiah Hennie, who snagged a 2-yard touchdown throw from Thomson.
Cal Poly was held scoreless until the fourth quarter when Broc Mortensen and Reagan Enger both punched in touchdowns from the 1. Jared Mohamed finished with 125 yards rushing on 30 carries for the Mustangs.