NEW YORK (NWN) — Darius Parentes threw for three unanswered touchdowns in his first game back from injury, rallying Duquesne to a 34-28 win at Long Island University on Saturday.
Parentes, who suffered a knee injury two weeks earlier, was 19 of 32 for 215 yards for the Dukes (5-3, 3-2 Northeast Conference). Trailing 14-3, Duquesne began his comeback, with Parentes finding Cyrus Holder with a 2-yard pass, Davey Henderson for the lead with a 42-yard catch-and-run, and Holder again with a 28-yard pass. Gave a 24-14 advantage to Dukes. which they will not surrender.
Holder caught six passes for 72 yards and two touchdowns. Henderson took two catches for 46 yards and a TD.
LIU’s Camden Orth passed 21-for-36 for 348 yards and two touchdowns. He fired Derrick Eugene from 25-yards to give the Sharks (2-6, 2-3) a 14-3 lead, and teamed with Tosin Oyekanami in a 58-yard scoring play with LIU 34-28 Closed: 39 games left.
Duquesne ate 3:38 before returning the ball to the LIU, but the Sharks were unable to score.
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