MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) - Dayton used a dominant ground game and
solid special teams play to beat Morehead State 30-28 on Saturday.
The Flyers (5-3, 3-2 Pioneer Football League) rushed for 317
yards and kept possession for 34:43, nearly 10 minutes longer than
Morehead State, which has lost three in a row. Dayton scored its
most points in a game this season, and got three field goals from
Nate Miller and a 32-yard punt return for a score by Tyler Hujik.
Taylor Harris rushed for 216 yards for the Flyers.
Morehead State (2-6, 1-4) led 7-0 before Dayton scored 20
unanswered points. The Flyers led 30-21 after Will Bardo threw his
second touchdown pass of the game, a 26-yarder to Branden Johnson,
with 2:25 remaining.
Zach Lewis, who threw for 304 yards and three touchdowns for the
Eagles, passed to Dante Sawyer for a 2-yard score for the final
margin with 1:07 remaining.
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