Carroll College rolls in quarterfinals
Gary Wagner completed 22 of 31 passes for 236 yards and two touchdowns as Carroll College defeated Marian University of Illinois 38-6 Saturday in an NAIA quarterfinal football playoff game in Helena.
Chance Demarais ran 24 times for 83 yards and two touchdowns for the No. 2 Saints (12-0).
Nick Bradford ran five times for 37 yards and a touchdown to lead No. 11 Marian (10-3).
The Saints broke open a close game by scoring two touchdowns in quick succession late in the first half to take a 21-6 lead at the break.
Carroll will host St. Xavier (13-0) in the semifinals, played next Saturday at 11 a.m. (PST) in Helena.
Carroll 38, Marian 6
Saint Xavier 40, Saint Francis, Ind. 21
Sioux Falls 27, McKendree 7
MidAmerica Naz. 34, Morningside 10
Semifinals, next Saturday
• MidAmerica Nazarene (12-0)
at Sioux Falls (12-0), 11 a.m.
• Saint Xavier (13-0)
at Carroll (12-0), 11 a.m.
St. Thomas 24, Linfield 17 (2OT): Dakota Tracy threw for 160 yards and hit Fritz Waldvogel for a 10-yard touchdown pass in double overtime to lift the No. 4 Tommies (12-0) to a win over the Wildcats (9-2) in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament at O’Shaugnessy Stadium in St. Paul, Minn.
Linfield tied the game with 17 seconds remaining on Aaron Boehme’s second touchdown pass of the afternoon to send the game to overtime.
Boehme finished with 226 passing yards and two TDs, but Linfield’s Taylor Avritt fumbled in overtime to end the game.
Division III results
Wesley 44, Montclair State 7
Mount Union 31, Delaware Valley 3
Alfred 34, Cortland State 20
North Central 28, Ohio Northern 9
Wisconsin-Whitewater 45, Trine 31
Mary Hardin-Baylor 69, Thomas More 7
St. Thomas, Minn. 24, Linfield 17 (2OT)
Bethel, Minn. 15, Wheaton, Ill. 10
Division II results
Albany State, Ga. 30, Wingate 28
Shepherd 41, Kutztown 34
Mercyhurst 28, Bloomsburg 14
Minn.-Duluth 20, St. Cloud St. 17 (OT)
Augustana, S.D. 38, Grand Valley St. 6
Central Missouri 55, Abilene Christian 41
NW Mo. St. 35, Texas A&M-Kingsville 31
Delta State 47, North Alabama 24