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PFL Wrap-Up: Nov. 20

Saturday, November 20, 2021
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

WEEK 12 SCOREBOARD

Davidson 45, Drake 14
San Diego 41, Stetson 16
Butler 28, Marist 21
Morehead State 51, Valparaiso 38
St. Thomas 54, Presbyterian 15

RECAPS

Davidson 45, Drake 14
DAVIDSON, N.C. – Davidson claimed its second consecutive PFL title with a 45-14 victory against Drake, Saturday. Davidson scored the game's first 24 points, including three touchdowns in the first quarter by three different players. Aris Hilliard scored on a 67-yard run, Eli Turner Jr. tacked on a 20-yard touchdown dash, and Louis Colosimo found Coy Williams for a 19-yard touchdown strike. Caden Bonoffski's 24-yard field goal put Davidson up 24-0 with 2:35 remaining in the second quarter. Drake scored touchdowns on both sides of the halftime break to narrow the deficit to 24-14 but would not get closer as Davidson scored the game's final 21 points. Hilliard ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Drake quarterback Ian Corwin threw for a touchdown as part of a 10-for-22, 117-yard passing day.

San Diego 41, Stetson 16
DeLAND, Fla. – San Diego nabbed a share of its PFL-record 12th regular-season title with a 41-16 victory at Stetson, Saturday. San Diego raced out to a 27-0 halftime lead as Mason Randall threw all three of his touchdowns in a seven-minute span. Randall found Vance Jefferson for a 22-yard touchdown with 4:03 left in the first quarter before adding touchdown throws to Christian Brown (21 yards) and Ja'Seem Reed (38 yards), the latter coming with 11:37 left in the half. Stetson broke up the shutout bid with a pair of Jordan Younge-Humphrey runs as part of his 8-carry, 20-yard outing. Randall completed 21-of-31 passes for 337 yards.

Butler 28, Marist 21
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – Butler scored 21 unanswered points and snapped a 14-game PFL losing streak with a 28-21 victory at Marist, Saturday. Bret Bushka tied the game at 14-14 on a five-yard run wtih 2:08 left in the first half. After the break, Butler pieced together a monster drive of 23 plays to cover 99 yards in 12:58, Joey Suchy capping the drive with his one-yard run at the 13:31 mark of the fourth quarter. Trey Mason provided what proved to be the game-winning score with his 12-yard interception return at the 5:22 mark. Marist would close within a touchdown when Austin Day found Brett Landis for a 48-yard touchdown, but only three seconds remained in the game. Suchy ran for two touchdowns on a 19-carry, 75-yard performance. Day completed 20-of-27 passes for 208 yards and two touchdowns.

Morehead State 51, Valparaiso 38
VALPARAISO, Ind. – Morehead State scored the game's first two touchdowns and made the early lead stand up in a 51-38 PFL victory at Valparaiso, Saturday. Mark Pappas found DeVonte Adams for a 33-yard touchdown pass to open the game and Morehead State added a three-yard James Louis touchdown run to take a 14-0 lead with 6:56 remaining in the first quarter. Valparaiso would not get closer than 10 points the rest of the way as the teams traded scores the rest of the way. Pappas completed 21-of-32 passes for 389 yards and three touchdowns, all three scoring throws going to Adams. Valparaiso quarterback Ben Nimz threw for two touchdowns as part of a 19-of-32, 230-yard passing outing.

St. Thomas 54, Presbyterian 15
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – St. Thomas closed its inaugual season as a Division I member with a 54-15 PFL victory against Presbyterian, Saturday. St. Thomas used a 28-point fourth quarter to break the game open, leading 35-15 at halftime. Hope Adebayo scored twice in the decisive second frame and Nick Rice added two more touchdowns while rushing for 101 yards on nine carries to pace St. Thomas. Ren Hefley completed 16-of-28 passes for 116 yards and a touchdown.

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