CULLOWHEE — Logan Hallock replaced an injured Jamal Jackson and connected on his first 20 passes of his collegiate career as Appalachian State defeated Western Carolina 38-27 for its eighth straight victory and 26th out of 28 against its rivals.
Hallock finished 20-of-21 for 230 yards and two touchdowns as the Mountainers (6-3, 4-2) built a 38-13 lead on the Catamounts. In addition to Hallock’s performance, Appalachian State got 245 rushing yards and a touchdown from Steven Miller.
Troy Mitchell had two touchdowns on the ground for Western Carolina (1-8, 0-7).
Former Richmond Senior offensive lineman Alex Coulthard was listed as playing in the game for the Mountaineers, while Andy Shuler was not on the participation sheet.
Appalachian State will return to the gridiron 2 p.m. Saturday at Georgia Southern.
WOFFORD 24, THE CITADEL 21
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Despite being shutout in the second half, Wofford held off The Citadel 24-21 behind Eric Breitenstein’s 110 yards and two touchdowns.
The Bulldogs trailed 24-7 at halftime before cutting the deficit to three on Van Dyke Jones’ 5-yard touchdown run on the opening play of the fourth quarter.
The Terriers improve to 7-1 on the season with the win and 5-1 in Southern Conference play.
Former Richmond Senior standout Phillip LeGrande sat out the contest with an injured shoulder.
Wofford will take on Samford at 3 p.m. Saturday in Birmingham, Ala.
SC STATE 41, HOWARD 23
ORANGEBURG, S.C. — South Carolina State quarterback Richard Cue threw for a school-record 417 yards and tied another with four touchdowns as the Bulldogs knocked off Howard 41-23.
Cue broke the previous mark of 387 yards set by Brett Young against Morgan State in 2004. He is now tied for touchdowns in a single game with three others, including former Richmond Senior quarterback Derrick Wiley, who didn’t play in the win.
Tedarius Wiley saw action for the Bulldogs (4-5, 3-3), while Andrew Carter and Antoine Crouch were not listed as playing on the participation sheet.
South Carolina State has an open date this week.
STONY BROOK 56, PRESBYTERIAN 17
CLINTON, S.C. — Miguel Maysonet and Marcus Coker combined for 356 of Stony Brook’s 416 rushing yards as the Seawolves rolled past Presbyterian 56-17.
Maysonet and Coker each scored two touchdowns for Stony Brook (8-1, 4-0).
Kaleb Griffin was 20 for 33 for 202 yards passing with one interception for the Blue Hose, which have now dropped six in a row to fall to 2-7 on the season and 0-4 in Big South play.
Former Richmond Senior offensive lineman Dakota Truett was not listed as playing in the contest for Presbyterian.
The Blue Hose will battle Coastal Carolina at 1 p.m. Nov. 10.
MOREHEAD STATE 70, CAMPBELL 28
MOREHEAD, Ky. —Morehead State racked up 700 yards of total offense to rout Campbell 70-28 in a Pioneer League contest.
Eagles’ quarterback Zach Lewis threw for 339 yards and five touchdowns. His backup, Boone Goldsmith, was 3-of-3 passing for 122 yards and a touchdown.
The Fighting Camels (1-7, 0-5) were limited to 321 yards of offense in the loss.
Former Richmond offensive lineman Corey Smart didn’t play in the game for Campbell.
The Fighting Camels will welcome Valparaiso to Baker-Lane Stadium at 1 p.m. Saturday.
NORTH GREENVILLE 21, CATAWBA 14
SALISBURY — Taylor Malphrus scored the game-winning touchdown on a 1-yard run with 36 seconds remaining in the third quarter to lift North Greenville to a 21-14 victory over Catawba.
The Indians (3-6) drove into Crusaders’ territory on their final four possessions of the contest but were unable to tie the contest as they punted, lost a fumble, was intercepted and turned the ball over on downs.
Former Richmond offensive lineman Andrew Parsons started at left guard for the Indians.
Catawba will play host to Brevard 1:30 p.m. Saturday in its final home game of the season.
UNCP 31, NEWBERRY 24
PEMBROKE — T.J. Johnson caught a touchdown pass and threw for one to help the University of North Carolina at Pembroke rally from a 14-point first-quarter deficit to defeat Newberry 31-24.
Johnson’s 10-yard reception from Luke Charles tied the game at 17 and his 41-yard pass to Donald Britt on the Braves’ next possession put them ahead for good.
Former Richmond Senior standout L.J. Stroman registered nine tackles and two pass breakups for UNCP (6-3). Two other ex-Raiders John Rich and Justin Watts didn’t see playing time for the Braves according to the participation sheet.
UNCP will close out its regular season 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at West Liberty.
FAYETTEVILLE STATE 47, LIVINGSTONE 29
FAYETTEVILLE — Colon Bailey Jr. rushed for a Fayetteville State single-game record 288 yards on 36 carries and added three touchdowns to help the Broncos snap their five-game losing streak with a 47-29 win over CIAA foe Livingstone.
Bailey broke the mark set by Clifton Davis in 1993 by 23 yards.
As a team, Fayetteville State (2-7, 1-5) rushed for a season-high 376 yards.
Former Richmond offensive lineman Kevin Alfonso started at center for the Broncos, while Christopher Diggs was not listed as seeing action on the participation sheet.
The Broncos will close out their season 1:30 p.m. Saturday when Winston-Salem State visits Fayetteville.
CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT 17, NC WESLEYAN 10
ROCKY MOUNT — Christopher Newport converted a fourth-quarter interception into a touchdown to seal a 17-10 victory over North Carolina Wesleyan.
Paul Dukes ran in from the 9 to score the game-clincher for the Captains (5-3, 4-1). The Battling Bishops’ John Jackson found Greg Edwards for a 36-yard touchdown with three seconds remaining to account for the final score.
Former Richmond Senior quarterback Laron Ellerbe rushed for minus two yards on three carries and didn’t attempt a pass in the loss.
North Carolina Wesleyan (2-6. 1-4) will hit the road to battle Maryville (Tenn.) 1:30 p.m. Saturday.
— Sports editor Shawn Stinson can be reached at 910-997-3111, ext. 14, or by email at email@example.com.