College Football: BHSU falls to Fort Lewis, SD Mines rolls over Dixie State
After trailing 31-3 last week, the Black Hills State football team rallied to beat Adams State, 47-41 in double overtime. Ryan Hommel threw for 327 yards and four touchdowns, as the Yellow Jackets won their season opener for the second consecutive year.
The Yellow Jackets were hoping to move to 2-0 on Saturday as they entertained the Fort Lewis Skyhawks. However, BHSU came up short and fell to Fort Lewis, 17-13.
Black Hills State scored in the first quarter with an 80 yard touchdown run by quarterback Ryan Hommel. However, Fort Lewis scored 10 unanswered points in the second quarter to take a 10-6 halftime lead.
Early in the third quarter, Hommel left the game with an injury and was replaced by Ben Sjobakken.
With less than nine minutes remaining in the game, Sjobakken was intercepted by Donell Pleasant who returned it for the go-ahead touchdown.
The Yellow Jackets were unable to score after that and Fort Lewis pulled out the win.
Meanwhile, the South Dakota Mines football team opened RMAC play on Saturday with a win over Dixie State, 35-14.
Quarterback Jake Sullivan accounted for two touchdowns and 227 yards of offense for the Hardrockers. In addition, Kevin Thompson rushed for 151 yards and two touchdowns.
The Hardrockers improve to 2-0 on the season.
College Football Scores
South Dakota State 31, Montana State 27
University of South Dakota 35, Bowling Green 27
Oregon 42, Nebraska 35