College Football

Wildcats win first game in overtime

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Sep. 8, 2019 9:00 am

FAYETTE, Mo. -- Ian Sweeney intercepted a pass on the final play of the game to help the Culver-Stockton College football secure a 20-13 victory over Central Methodist Saturday night at Davis Field.

The Wildcats (1-1) got the ball first in overtime and scored after five plays when Korbin Marcum completed a 10-yard touchdown pass to Brody Hassel.

Central Methodist then gained 11 yards on four plays before Sweeney picked off Jordan Williams' pass at the C-SC 5-yard line.

The Eagles (1-1) tied the score at 13 when Samuel Petrin kicked a 43-yard field goal with 2 minutes, 20 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

C-SC had a chance to win the game on the final play of regulation but Oscar Simon's 45-yard field goal attempt went wide right.

The Wildcats scored a pair of touchdowns in the first quarter to take a 13-0 lead. Nathan Barnes scored on a 2-yard run and Marcum connected with Connor Perrine for an 8-yard touchdown pass.

In the third quarter, Central Methodist cut the lead to 13-10 with Kaylon Johnson's 4-yard touchdown run and Patrin's 22-yard field goal.

The Wildcats were outgained in total yards 352-333. Marcum was 21 of 44 for 200 yards, while Hassel caught six passes for 73 yards.

Barnes rushed for 64 yards on 16 carries.

C-SC returns home to play Missouri Valley at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Culver-Stockton 20, Central Methodist 13

C-SC CMU

19 First downs 25

33-133 Rushing 38-129

200 Passing 223

333 Total yards 352

21-44-0 Comp-Att-Int 28-52-1

1-1 Fumbles-lost 3-1

10-94 Penalties-yards 9-110

C-SC 13 0 0 0 7 -- 20

CMU 0 0 10 3 0 -- 13

Scoring Summary

First Quarter

C-SC -- Nathan Barnes 2 run (kick failed), 7:03

C-SC -- Connor Perrine 8 pass from Korbin Marcum (Oscar Simon kick), 3:21

Third Quarter

CMU -- Kaylon Johnson 4 run (Samuel Petrin kick), 10:20

CMU -- Petrin 22 FG, 6:33

Fourth Quarter

CMU -- Petrin 43 FG, 2:20

Overtime

C-SC -- Brody Hassel 10 pass from Marcum (Simon kick)

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING -- Culver-Stockton, Nathan Barnes 16-64, Chauncey Garrison 8-45, Jordan Grant 6-26, Maxwell Blaschke 1-9, Team 1-0, Korbin Marcum 1-(-11). Central Methodist, Kaylon Johnson 16-61, Jordan Williams 12-60, Chauncey Lowman 6-11, Shadrach Alexander 4-(-3).

PASSING -- Culver-Stockton, Marcum 21-44-0-200. Central Methodist, Williams 18-37-1-190, Lowman 10-15-0-33.

RECEIVING -- Culver-Stockton, Brady Hassel 6-73, Isaiah Eppinger 2-37, Mateen Johnson 6-36, Connor Perrine 2-16, Barnes 1-16, Alex Nicks 2-13, Garrison 1-5, Damonni Morris 1-4. Central Methodist, Kooper Wilson 12-86, Kristopher Williams 4-47, Shadrach Alexander 4-41, Damontay Allen 4-29, Cory Luke 1-11, Johnson 2-9, Makiah Waibel 1-0.