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SoCon Roundup: Furman holds on against The Citadel

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    GREENVILLE, S.C. — Jerome Felton collected just 56 total yards Saturday, but three of his runs ended in touchdowns as he led Furman to a 23-17 win against The Citadel in Southern Conference action.
    Felton scored on runs of three, two and four yards, all in the second quarter to give the Paladins (5-2, 3-0 SoCon) a 23-0 halftime lead.
    The Bulldogs (1-5, 1-2) got their offense going in the second half scoring on a Nuru Goodrum 12-yard run and picking up a 38-yard field goal from Blake Vandiver in the third. Goodrum led all rushers with 66 yards on 14 carries.
    Duran Lawson capped the scoring with a 3-yard run in the fourth. The Citadel’s last drive ended in an interception with 17 seconds left in the game.
    Both quarterbacks completed 20 of 31 passes — Citadel’s Duran Lawson for 246 yards and Furman’s Jordan Sorrells for 251 yards. Lawson had two picks while Sorrells threw one pick.

Chattanooga 17,
W. Carolina 14, OT
    CULLOWHEE, N.C. — Matt Lopez passed for a touchdown and dived for a 1-yard score, and Chattanooga beat Western Carolina 17-14 in overtime on Saturday.
    Lopez’s fourth-down leap tied the game at 14 with about four minutes remaining in the third quarter. In overtime the Mocs (3-4, 2-2 Southern Conference) lost the toss and played offense first, and Esteban Lopez hit a 37-yard field goal.
    Jonathan Parsons’ 41-yard field goal attempt went wide after the Catamounts (2-4, 0-4) ran for 1 yard and had two incomplete pass plays on their overtime possession.
    Darius Fudge ran 25 times for a career-high 151 yards for Western Carolina, including a 15-yard touchdown in the first quarter. Mitchell Dukes returned a Matt Lopez interception 28 yards for a touchdown early in the third quarter.
    Eldra Buckley picked up 162 yards on 30 carries for the Mocs.
Appalachian St. 14,
Wofford 7
    BOONE, N.C. — Armanti Edwards threw for a touchdown and ran for a second score to lead Appalachian State to a 14-7 win over Wofford on Saturday.
    Both scoring plays came in the first quarter and the defending Division I-AA champion Mountaineers (6-1, 3-0 Southern Conference) jumped out to an early lead over the Terriers (2-4, 1-2).
    Edwards hit Dexter Jackson for a 12-yard passing score midway through the period. Then a 9-yard Wofford punt gave the Mountaineers possession at the Terriers’ 41, setting up a scoring drive that Edwards finished with a 16-yard touchdown run.
 with about five minutes remaining.
    Wofford’s Kevious Johnson ran 12 yards for a touchdown in the middle of the third period. Johnson ran 11 times for 28 yards, and Jeremy Marshall added 37 yards on six carries.
    Edwards was 12-for-24 with one interception for 132 yards, and ran 17 times for 91 yards. Kevin Richardson ran 23 times for 111 yards for Appalachian State.
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