MARION, Ind. (AP) — Jacquez Carter broke a 32-yard touchdown speed to cap the gap drive, and Indiana Wesleyan added three more unanswered rankings in the most significant quarter en route to a 28-10 procure over Valparaiso on Saturday.
Indiana Wesleyan, which competes in the NAIA, rolled previous Division I Valpo to procure its third straight home opener. Brayden Smith had 126 yards receiving on six catches, and added a 71-yard punt return for the Wildcats’ 2d touchdown. Devodney Alford rushed for 2 rankings and 120 yards.
Donovan Shelton, with 11 tackles and an interception, led a defense that compelled three fumbles and picked off Valpo four times.
Valparaiso came into the season with a brand fresh mascot establish, the Beacons, and the program’s only successful proportion since 1999 after a 4-2 spring season.
Teryn Berry passed for 174 yards, completing 15 of 30 for the Beacons. Chuck Maxwell received 77 yards speeding, in conjunction with a 45-yard burst in the third quarter for Valparaiso’s lone touchdown.
Grady Paul chased down Berry and sacked him true previous midfield for a loss of 14 yards as Indiana Wesleyan blunted a unhurried Valparaiso threat, keeping the procure.
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