Everything for Your Home's
Beauty, Comfort & Convenience 384-2123
704 Jamestown St, Columbia
Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
Real Estate & Auction Co.
Duo County Telecom
Now Available Through
Your Cable Service!
GUN & PAWN
What's Going On
Info about the
Janice Holt Giles
and Henry Giles Society
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
NAIA FCS First Round: Lindsey Wilson 34. Grand View 27.
After victory today before crowd of 1,134 at Blue Raider Stadium, Lindsey Wilson Football advances to NAIA FCS Quarterfinals. Details will be released on Sunday, November 20, 2016
Click on headline for complete story
By Matt Wurzburger
News from Lindsey Wilson College
COLUMBIA, Ky. - A seven-yard touchdown rush by Jalen Sublett in overtime carried No. 8-ranked Lindsey Wilson football past No. 10-ranked Grand View (Iowa) 34-27 on Saturday afternoon in the NAIA Football Championship Series First Round at Blue Raider Stadium.
The victory advances the Blue Raiders (11-1) to their second all-time appearance in the FCS Quarterfinals. Quarterfinal pairings will be announced on Sunday. Lindsey Wilson improves to 2-0 all-time in home playoff games, and 2-2 overall in the postseason.
The scoring run capped a six-play drive in the first overtime period and gave the Blue Raiders (11-1) their first overtime victory since the 2013 season.
The Vikings (9-3) needed a touchdown to extend the game, but a fumbled snap and a sack by Mikquail Baskett pushed Grand View back to fourth down and 26. On the final play of the game, quarterback Jordan Knock heaved a deep ball that fell harmlessly to the ground at the 10-yard line.
Jared Dougherty completed on a 33-yard field goal with 6:42 remaining in the game to tie the affair at 27-27. The freshman kicker missed from the same distance on the previous Lindsey Wilson drive.
Grand View reached midfield twice in the remaining six minutes, but the Blue Raider defense held firm - forcing a turnover on downs and intercepting a Knock pass. Tony Brackins came up with the interception just inside Lindsey Wilson territory with only 1:13 remaining in regulation.
The Blue Raiders had a shot at winning the game, but their ensuing drive went only two yards in three plays, ending with a punt.
With the ball at their own four-yard line and 27 seconds on the clock, the Vikings attempted to march down the field, gaining 16 yards until the period ended, sending the game into overtime.
Lindsey Wilson overcame a slow start - gaining only 55 yards in the first quarter - to take a 17-10 lead into halftime.
Grand View scored the first points of the game on a 24-yard field goal by Joey Nissen with 3:31 left in the first quarter.
Dougherty put the Blue Raiders on the board with a kick from 25 yards out at the 12:09 mark in the second quarter.
Lindsey Wilson needed only one play to reach the end zone on their next possession. Dylan Beasley connected with Sublett for an 82-yard touchdown strike, putting the Blue Raiders up 10-3. Sublett snuck out of the backfield straight through the heart of the Viking defense and won the footrace to the endzone. The completion was the fourth-longest in program history.
The two teams traded touchdowns, taking a 20-20 game late into the third quarter. Nissen's second field goal of the game put the Vikings up 20-17 with 3:20 left in the third.
Beasley responded just 67 second later, connecting with Hunter Lovell from 37 yards out to cap a four-play, 90-yard drive.
The junior quarterback completed 18 of his 33 attempts on Saturday for 305 yards and two scores, earning Offensive Player of the Game honors.
Jordan Cheatem punched it in from seven yards in the final second of the third quarter, pulling the Vikings ahead 27-24.
Cheatem rushed for a game-high 150 yards and two touchdowns on 32 attempts.
D'Andre Hart shared the game-high with 11 tackles - three for a loss - and one sack and earned Defensive Player of the Game honors.
Grand View out-gained Lindsey Wilson 451-414 with the Blue Raiders holding a 305-267 edge in the passing game.
The NAIA FCS Quarterfinal matchups will be released on Sunday by the national office.
This story was posted on 2016-11-19 17:06:36
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
To sponsor news and features on ColumbiaMagazine, please use our contact form.
More articles from topic Sports:
College Basketball: LWC Women, 74. Coastal Georgia, 67
College Basketball: LWC Men 62. Wisconsin/Platteville 78
CMS boys' basketball teams defeat St. Charles
Coffey to compete in National Championships this Saturday
LWC swimming at Brenau Invitational Friday and Saturday
Twenty LWC Football players earn Academic All MSC honors
First ever soccer match at Blue Raider Stadium, Sat 19 Nov 2016
LWC's Utolin is MSC Men's Basketball Player of the Week
1st round game of NAIA Football title series in Columbia
Lindsey Wilson Volleyball stays at No. 4 in latest NAIA Top 25
View even more articles in topic Sports
Click for Info
Bank of Columbia
If You're Thinking of Selling,
Let Us Do the Yelling
Principal Broker & Auctioneer
Burton Real Estate
& Auction Service
Call Us For Appraisals
Click for Listings
On This Site
or Click Here
Columbia in the Movies
from the archives of
Click for Stories
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
ColumbiaMagazine.com content is available as an RSS/XML feed for your RSS reader or other news aggregator.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.