Cowboys Beat Sul Ross State On Homecoming

Cowboys Beat Sul Ross State On Homecoming

 

ABILENE, Texas – Hardin-Simmons' football team did enough in all three phases of the game to come away with a 47-28 win over Sul Ross State on Saturday afternoon on homecoming at Shelton Stadium.

The Lobos took an early lead on a Julio Azua field goal.

The Cowboys answered with an 18-yard pass from Ty Hooper to freshman Kevi Evans. The Lobos scored on an 11-yard touchdown pass and another short Azua field goal to take a 13-7 lead with 7:14 to play in the first half.

Bryson Hammonds scored on a 19-yard pass from Hooper to give HSU a 14-13 lead on Jamie Pogue's extra point.

HSU came out in the second half and Hooper hit Reese Childress on a 43-yard touchdown. Williton Greer answered with a 66-yard run up the middle and the two-point try to tie the game failed.

Hooper hit Evans on a 45-yard pass and Zai Zai Smith capped a drive with a 3-yard touchdown run with 3:55 to play in the third quarter.

Childress scored on a 9-yard fade with 2:57 to play and SRSU answered with a 5-yard pass from Fabian Baeza to James Parker. The 2-point PAT was good. Rae Millsap ran back the kickoff on the last play of the game, an 89-yarder.

Hooper was 21-for-29 for 254 yards and five TDs. Bryson Hammonds had 133 yards rushing. Grear had 154 for SRSU.

Childress had 10 catches for 112 yards and two TDs.

Chris Miller had 11 tackles for HSU and Zac Richardson had a career-best 10 tackles.

HSU is 5-1 on the year and 4-1 in ASC play. SRSU fell to 0-6 overall and 0-5 in league play. HSU will host Texas Lutheran at 1 p.m. next Saturday.

 

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