Sunday, September 25, 2022

Drake drops close game to Marist to open PFL play

The Drake Bulldogs came up short against Marist 30-25 to open up Pioneer Football League play. The Red Foxes led 21-10 at halftime but saw that lead slip away in the second half. Drake scored 15 unanswered to lead 25-24 but Marist came up with a game winning drive at the end.

Drake took the lead with a 36-yard field goal from Luke Williams, who was 4-4 on the day, with 3:36 left. Marist answered with a 13-play 80-yard drive to grab the lead back. Amin Woods scored on a six-yard run with 43 seconds left to lift the Red Foxes to the win.

Drake was led by 350 yards passing from Ian Corwin and 132 yards receiving by Brandon Langdok. The Bulldogs outgained the Red Foxes 429-387 in the game but fall just short. The Bulldogs fall to 0-4 on the season and 0-1 in the PFL.

Marist improved to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in the PFL.

Next up for Drake will be a trip to Dayton next Saturday for a Noon contest.


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