DIII Roundup: No. 9 Johns Hopkins blasts Dickinson, remain unbeaten

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CARLISLE, PA — Ninth-ranked Johns Hopkins scored the first 42 points and rolled for 454 yards of total offense as the Blue Jays knocked Dickinson 42-7 at Biddle Field Friday night. The Blue Jays improve to 6-0 overall and 5-0 in the Centennial Conference, while the Red Devils slip to 2-4 overall and 2-3 in conference play.

The Blue Jays wasted no time taking control as they led 7-0 after their first offensive play and 14-0 less than six minutes into the game.

That lead swelled to 21-0 by the end of the first quarter and 28-0 at the half.

Johns Hopkins’ quarterback Braden Anderson accounted for four of JHU’s six touchdowns on the night as he was 9-of-18 for 171 yards and the two touchdowns and also rushed for 64 yards and two scores. The Blue Jays gained 259 of its 454 yards on the ground.

Junior Keith Corliss led Johns Hopkins defensively as he posted 10 tackles in the win. Johns Hopkins forced three Dickinson turnovers, posted a pair of sacks and held the Devils to 248 yards of total offense. The Blue Jays also Dickinson’s Cedric Madden to just 44 yards on 13 carries. Madden entered the game as the Centennial Conference’s leading rusher averaging 119 yards per game.

No. 3 Mount Union 58, Heidelberg 17

ALLIANCE, Ohio — Third-ranked Mount Union posted a season-high 746 total yaeds as the Purple Raiders won 58-17 against Heidelberg in Ohio Athletic Conference play Saturday at Mount Union Stadium.

The offense paced by sophomore running back Bradley Mitchell, ran for a career-high 184 yards on 27 carries with two touchdowns. Senior quarterback Kevin Burke threw for three scores on 295 yards passing and ran for two additional scores on 89 yards rushing as Mount Union (6-0, 5-0 OAC) won its 89th consecutive regular season game and 78th home game in a row.

Juniors Roman Namdar and Taurice Scott both had over 100 yards receiving as Namdar had a game-high 120 yards and a TD on five catches, while Scott had 117 yards on five catches with a score.

Mount Union’s defense held Heidelberg running back Cartel Brooks to one yard on seven carries. Quarterback Michael Mees threw for 293 yards but completed just 21 of 43 passes and was sacked a season-high six times.

Along with the six sacks, the Raiders had a pair of interceptions and a forced a fumble.

No. 6 Wartburg 42, Dubuque 9

WAVERLY, Iowa — Sixth-ranked Wartburg moved to 6-0 on the year and 3-0 in Iowa Conference games with its 42-9 win over Dubuque (2-4, 1-2) Saturday in the annual Homecoming game.

Junior running back Brandon Domeyer led the team on the ground with 130 yards on 19 carries for two touchdowns. The game was his second 100-yard performance this season and seventh 100-yard of his career.

The Knights capped off their first drive with a 14-yard touchdown run to take the early 7-0 lead, just four minutes into the game.
The Spartans answered on their ensuing drive as they got on the board with a 25-yard touchdown pass to even the score.

Both teams went three-and-out on their next possesion, and the Orange and Black capitalized on good field position as junior Logan Schrader found Robbie Anstoetter for a 23-yard touchdown pass as Wartburg regained the lead (14-7).

Wartburg quarterback Logan Schrader finished 11 of 20 for 133 yards and two touchdowns.

Robbie Anstoetter led all receivers with 43 yards on three catches for two touchdowns.

Junior Gunner Tranel led the defense with 11 tackles (four solo, seven assists) and while Will Janssen also recorded double digit tackles with 10 stops.

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