Auggies rally, but come up short as Bethel gets the win
A fourth quarter rally came up empty for Augsburg as Bethel held on for a 31-28 win on Saturday at home. Augsburg scored two touchdowns in the games final eight minutes to make it interesting, but the Augsburg defense couldn't get the stop it needed to get the ball back, and Bethel held on for the victory.
Bethel's Marshall Klitzke led the rushing attack, as he ran for 109 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries. He also caught one of Eric Peterson's three touchdown passes.
Two of Aytron Scott's three touchdown passes came in the final seven minutes as he tried to lead the Auggies back. Scott threw for 186 yards and ran for 90 more on Saturday in the loss. Joey Sonnenfeld caught six passes for 74 yards and two touchdowns.
Bethel (4-0) plays at Concordia on Saturday. While, Augsburg (3-1) will take on St. John's.
Johnnies pitch a road shutout at St. Olaf
It was a big day for St. Johns as they hit the road and shut out St. Olaf 31-0 on Saturday. The day marked the fourth straight loss for St. Olaf.
St. Johns completely controlled the line of scrimmage on Saturday. The Johnnies offense put up over 500 yards of offense, while they held the Ole's to just 204 yards, and held them to 2 of 11 on third down conversions.
St. Johns (4-1) plays Augsburg on Saturday. While, St. Olaf (1-4) hosts Hamline.
Gustavus rolls at Hamline
Gustavus-Adolphus didn't have any trouble on Saturday as they beat Hamline 52-7.
Gustavus scored on their first eight possessions of the game on Saturday as they built a 52-0 lead through the first three quarters.
Jeffrey DuBose had a big day, he found the end zone five times. DuBose carried the ball 16 times for 200 yards and four rushing touchdowns. He also caught a touchdown pass from Mitch Hendricks.
Austin Duncan finished with 124 yards and a touchdown in the loss for Gustavus.
Gustavus (3-1) has a big game against St. Thomas on Saturday. While Hamline (1-3) travels to St. Olaf.