Saturday’s state football roundup: Wayne State upsets No. 13 Carson-Newman

Detroit News wire services

Desmond Martin scored on runs of 62, 6 and 13 yards as Wayne State upset No. 13 Carson-Newman, 41-31, Saturday at Tom Adams Field in a nonconference game.

Martin rushed for 235 yards on 30 carries for the Warriors (1-1).

Val Showers’ 87-yard kickoff return and Michael Johnson’s 26-yard TD catch from Carl Roscoe helped Wayne State build a 24-17 halftime lead.

Andy Hibbett had three touchdowns for Carson-Newman (1-1), including one for 76 yards in the first quarter to tie the game 7-7. He rushed for 196 yards on 21 carries.

Other GLIAC games

Hillsdale 48, (at) Lake Erie 41: Bennett Lewis scored the game-winning TD with 23 seconds left to lift Hillsdale (1-1) to its first victory. Lewis rushed for 183 yards on 41 carries, including two touchdowns. John Haley made eight catches for 268 yards and had two TDs for Hillsdale. Lake Erie is 0-2

Ferris State 27, (at) Northwood 7: Antonio Agurs had TD catches for 56 and 7 yards as Ferris State scored four straight touchdowns in its second victory of the season. Quarterback J. Vander Laan was 13-of-19 for 128 yards passing, including two touchdowns. He also had a 67-yard TD run. Mitch Robinson scored on a 1-yard run for Northwood (1-1).

Michigan Tech 37, (at) Malone 6: Tyler Scarlett passed for 175 yards and four TDs as Michigan Tech remained unbeaten. Charlie Leffingwell caught TD passes for 7 and 10 yards while Scarlett also connected with Anthony Root (6 yards) and Brandon Cowie (9 yards). Kyle Michaelson also scored on a 1-yard run for Tech (2-0).

Northern Michigan 31, (at) Quincy 14: Wyatt Jurasin rushed for 135 yards on 29 carries, including a pair of 7-yard TD runs to lead Northern Michigan (1-1) to its first victory. Kelvin Smarwt caught a 45-yard pass from Shaye Brown to open the scoring for the Wildcats in the first quarter. Austin Young scored on a 2-yard run to give Northern a 14-7 lead, which it didn’t relinguished.

Tiffin 28, (at) Saginaw Valley 17: Keith Moore opened the scoring on a 21-yard run but Saginaw Valley (0-2) played catch-up as Tiffin (1-1) built a 21-7 lead. Moore found Andrew Dillon for a 9-yard TD pass in the third quarter and a Scott Stanford 45-yard field goal narrowed the deficit to 21-17 with 13:19 left in the fourth. Tiffin’s Jerry Brown scored on a 10-yard run with 11:13 left.

Ohio Dominican 28, Grand Valley State 24: Dez Stewart’s scored on a 90-yard pass play from Mark Miller with 2:44 left to hand Grand Valley State its second loss of the season. Dominican’s improbable comeback started earlier in the quarter on Brandon Schoen’s 2-yard run. Grand Valley State (0-2) led 21-14 at the half. Lakers QB Heath Parling was 28-of-48 for 286 yards passing, including two TDs and an interception.


Elmhurst (Ill.) 33, (at) Olivet 27: The hosts saw its 20-point lead vanish as Josh Williams rushed for a school-record 300 yards and scored a touchdown for Elmhurst (1-1). Olivet quarterback Braden Black was 19-of-39 for 302 yards passing, including four touchdowns and two interceptions. Tavonte Bezue, Mitchell Bailey, Jason Barbosa and Dominik Givens had TD catches for Olivet (1-1).

Illinois Wesleyan 35, (at) Albion 28: Will James’ 88-yard fumble return in the fourth quarter was a hardship Albion could not overcome. Albion’s Dominic Bona scored on a 12-yard run with a 1:08 left but Wesleyan recovered the ensuing onside kick. Colin Parks rushed for 122 yards on 22 carries, including two TDs, for Albion (0-3). Jack Warner was 19-of-26 for 305 yards passing, including three TDs and an interception, for Wesleyan (3-0).

(At) Adrian 40, Carthage 14: Emmanuel Stewart scored on TD runs of 60 and 41 yards en route to amassing 175 yards rushing on 14 carries as Adrian (2-0) remained unbeaten. Quarterback Aaron Tenney was 15-of-28 for 208 yards passing, including two touchdowns and an interception. Diante Harris and Stephen Thompson also had TD catches.

Wheaton 26, (at) Kalamazoo 12: Luke Thorson had TD catches of 40 and 3 yards to lead Wheaton, which also benefitted from a Sam Cote 38-yard field goal and safety to remain undefeated. Kalamazoo’s Aaron McGuire threw a pair of touchdown passes while completing 22 of 32 for 176 yards.

(At) Hope 37, Augustana (Ill.) 27: Robert Kish threw four touchdown passes while completing 24-of-37 for 288 yards in Hope’s first win. Jake Helm had TD catches of 17 and 9 yards. Matt Kroll (11 yards) and Taylor Brynaert (20 yards) also had scoring receptions. Bill Brown scored on a 1-yard run for Hope (1-1). Sam Frasco rushed for 191 yards on 17 carries, including three touchdowns, for Augustana (0-2).

(At) Alma 31, North Park (Ill.) 7: Freshman Dylan Zaborowski tossed three touchdown strikes and ran one from 3 yards as Alma won in the first-ever night game at Bahlke Field. Daniel Kroupa, Erik Hines and Zachary Huver had TD catches for Alma (2-1) as Zaborowski was 19-of-29 for 240 yards passing.