Football Falls at San Diego

first_img SAN DIEGO – In a battle of first-place Pioneer Football teams, the San Diego Toreros defeated the Drake University football team, 49-7, Saturday afternoon at Torero Stadium. Drake went three plays and out of the halftime break as San Diego scored another touchdown after the three-and-out. Following the score, the Bulldogs’ offense moved the football to the Toreros’ 23-yard line but turned it over on downs when Corwin’s fourth down pass to senior Alex Bray (Muskego, Wis.) was incomplete. Watch Live Drew Lauer (St. Peters, Mo.) rushed for 42 yards on 14 carries for Drake. Corwin had three carries for 18 yards and in the air completed 14-of-32 for 159 yards with three interceptions. Senior Shane Feller (Charles City, Iowa) had five receptions for 88 yards while fifth year Devin Cates (Yuba City, Calif.) also had five catches and netted 67 yards. Drake (4-4, 4-1 PFL) had its four-game winning streak stopped as San Diego (6-2, 5-0 PFL) won its 34th-straight league contest. Next Game: HTML Box Score Jacksonville 11/9/2019 – 1 p.m. The Bulldogs’ defense opened the game with a huge fourth down stop deep in their own territory after the Toreros failed to convert a fourth and four from Drake’s 36-yard line. However, Ian Corwin’s (Tulsa, Okla.) pass was picked off on the team’s first offensive play. San Diego capitalized by moving the football down the field 56 yards on seven plays as the drive was capped by a one-yard Jojo Binda Jr. touchdown. Full Schedule Roster Binda Jr. and Terrence Smith combined for five touchdowns and rushed for 86 and 82 yards, respectively. As a team, San Diego rushed for 195 yards on 36 carries. Sinnett finished 23-of-28 with 281 yards and one touchdown. Dalton Kincaid had 117 receiving yards on five receptions with one touchdown catch.   Drake returns to Drake Stadium Nov. 9 when Jacksonville visits for a 1 p.m. PFL matchup. Print Friendly Version Drake’s offense just couldn’t sustain any progress the rest of the first half as the team never moved the football outside of its own territory, turned the ball over once more and had three punts. San Diego broke open the game by scoring touchdowns on its next six drives helping it lead 35-0 at halftime. Story Links “San Diego played great today,” said Drake head coach Todd Stepsis. “They were the team we expected who play hard, are well coached and disciplined. We needed to play better but we came out flat, couldn’t get off the field on defense and offensively just couldn’t get anything going. We will go back to the drawing board and come ready to work Monday to get ready for next Saturday.” However, on San Diego’s next drive the Bulldogs’ defense came up with a huge Toreros’ turnover deep in their own territory. Senior tackle Victor Jergens (Webster City, Iowa) sacked quarterback Reid Sinnett who fumbled as senior and fellow tackle Gavin Dineen (Algonquin, Ill.) pounced on the football. Four plays later on fourth down, Corwin pushed it in the end zone from one yard out. San Diego scored its final touchdown on the next drive courtesy of another touchdown run by Binda Jr. PDF Box Score Preview Buy Tickets Live Stats 1350 ESPN Des Moines Mediacom/MC 22last_img