SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Roman Ale threw two touchdown passes, Eijah Dotson ran in two more scores and Sacramento State rolled to a 50-21 win over Northern Colorado on Saturday night.
Trailing 21-17 late in the second quarter, Sacramento State (5-4, 4-2 Big Sky Conference) got a field goal from Devon Medeiros, his second of the game, to pull within a point at the break and then took over in the second half.
The Hornets took the lead for good on a safety early in the third quarter and then Dotson, who finished with 124 yards on 16 carries, got his second touchdown with a 41-yard run to make it 29-21. The touchdown was set up by Dre Terrell’s interception of a Conor Regan pass.
Ale’s touchdown throws were to Johnnie Rucker in the first quarter and to Alexis Robinson to cap the scoring with 2:05 left in the game. Also scoring for the Hornets was Isaiah Gable with a touchdown run from the 4 and Immanuel Anderson who returned an interception 21 yards for a touchdown.
Northern Colorado (2-6, 0-4) got 114 yards rushing from Trae Riek and Regan connected with Alex Wesly for an 83-yard touchdown late in the second quarter. Regan ran in a touchdown from the 5 with 1:31 left in the opening half to give Northern Colorado its only lead of the game.
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