Loreto, Pa. (NWN) – Marquez McCray threw two touchdown passes as Sacred Heart registered a 14-13 win over St. Francis on Saturday.
McCray, who was a 14-in-16 pass for 224 yards, found Rob Dinotta for a 41-yard score and Naseem Brantley for 23 yards in the second quarter and it was enough for the Pioneers’ defense (6-3). , 4-) 1st Northeast Conference).
The Red Flash (4-5, 3-1) missed a 42-yard field goal in the last game of the game.
St Francis opened the scoring when Raymond Crittenden returned a block punt from 25 yards late in the first quarter. Alex Schmock scored a 42-yard field goal with a second save in the second quarter and pulled the Red Flash to within 14-10.
Schmock connected for 41 yards to cap the first drive of the second half to end the scoring.
Saint Francis put Malik Grant under control. Grant leads FCS in rushing 1,039 yards, including 589 in the last three games, but could only muster 71 in defensive battles. Sacred Heart finished for 369 yards and the Pioneers put St. Francis on 246.
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