Jimmie Roundup: Football defeats Mayville State
Allen Jevning rushed for 77 yards and a pair of touchdowns while Jimmy Hatch and Nick Thompson also found paydirt as the Jimmie football team defeated Mayville State University 27-14 on the road Saturday afternoon.
Jamestown (2-7 overall, 2-4 NSAA) took a 7-0 lead early in the second quarter on a one-yard run by Hatch. Jordan Mann found Thompson on a four-yard pass with 8:18 left in the third as the Jimmies upped their lead to 14-0.
Mayville State (0-9, 0-6 NSAA) cut the lead in half on a six-yard pass from Creighton Pfau to Darrel Wilson with 11:50 remaining in the game. The Jimmies answered on the ensuing drive on the first Jevning touchdown, a 10-yard run with 5:35 left to make it 21-7.
UJ went up 27-7 on Jevning's second score, a 14-yard run, with 2:22 to play. The Comets scored with 26 seconds left on a one-yard Pfau run for the last scoring play of the game.
Jamestown had a 351-311 advantage in total offense, with 228 of those yards coming on the ground. Jamestown returns home Saturday to host Valley City State in the final home game of the 2017 season.
PASSING: J, Jordan Mann 12-24-1 123 yards, 1 TD. M, Creighton Pfau 27-52-0 242 yards, 1 TD.
RUSHING: J, Allen Jevning 16-77, Jimmy Hatch 11-69, Jackson He 11-40, Mann 4-27, Josh Verghis 1-6, Brandon Edwards 1-2, Tyler Shurtz 1-2, Bruno Saenz 1-(-5). M, Pfau 8-28, Desmond Earle 7-22, Preston Hamlette 10-19.
RECEIVING: J, Edwards 2-63, Verghis 2-26, Nick Thompson 2-18, Pete Fehr 1-9, He 1-6, Liam Huseby 1-1, Jevning 1-0. M, Munter McCall 12-119, Darrel Wilson 5-65, Jacob Lawrence 4-31, Adrian Carillo 4-39, Hadyn Martineau 1-4, Earles 1-(-6).
TACKLES: J, Caleb Ellingson 11, Keith Rogers 10. M, Skyler Berry 12, Jaylen Hunter 11.
SACKS: J, Gavin Pancirov 2. Michael Brillhart 1.
Connie Contreras scored twice and Juliet Ramirez also tallied a goal as the Jimmie women's soccer team defeated Viterbo University 3-1 on Saturday afternoon to clinch the NSAA regular-season conference championship.
Jamestown improves to 13-4-1 overall and 4-0-0 in the NSAA. The 13 wins tied the program record set in 2004.
Lauren Sayler saved two of the three shots on goal she faced in earning the win.
Henrique Lucena-Pires and Ruben Zepeda scored in a span of 3 minutes, 23 seconds to lead the Jimmie men's soccer team to a come-from-behind 2-1 win against Viterbo University.
Jamestown improves to 6-6-1 overall and 2-2-0 in the NSAA. Viterbo finishes their season at 2-13-1 and 1-3 in the NSAA.
The Jimmies qualified for the postseason and will play on Friday, Nov. 10 in the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I.) Tournament semi-finals in Lawrenceville, Ga. Brackets and game times will be announced today.