Division III football: Patch hands Naples first loss of year
VAIHINGEN, Germany — David Kennedy broke touchdown runs of 40 and 56 yards Saturday, and Neal Griffin returned a kickoff 90 yards for the decisive TD as Patch stunned previously unbeaten Naples 28-21 in a Division II-South conference game.
Kennedy carried 23 times for 162 yards, and quarterback J.D. Lindsay added 72 yards on 11 rushes for Patch (1-2).
Lindsay also completed seven of 11 passes for 116 yards, including a 51-yard TD to Griffin.
Naples (2-1), got 160 rushing yards on 30 carries from Austin Webb, and 110 on 12 attempts by Jason McKechnie.
In other games involving Division II teams on Saturday:
ISB 15, SHAPE 8: At SHAPE, Philip Lippman tossed a pair of TD passes to lead International School of Brussels (3-0) past SHAPE (2-1).
Lippman hit Andrew Vanderlind with a 64-yard strike to give ISB a 7-0 first-quarter lead, then found Drew Thigpen with a 38-yarder with 5:52 left in the third to help snap SHAPE’s 10-game winning streak.
Lippman was 6-for-17 for 145 yards.
SHAPE took an 8-7 lead 2:26 before halftime on quarterback Sean Corcoran’s 2-yard touchdown run and Marvin Coombes’ two-point conversion.
But the ISB defense, led by Vanderlind (17 tackles) and Lippman (14 tackles), held SHAPE scoreless in the second half.
Vilseck 35, Aviano 7: At Vilseck, Aaron Vernon returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown, and Derrick Jones had two touchdown runs to help the Falcons trounce the Saints.
Kevin Mennona and Jamaal Johnson ran for TDs for Vilseck (2-1).
Carl Cephas returned an interception 66 yards for the only score of the day for Aviano (1-2).
London Central 39, Mannheim 0: Ray-Ray Bergis rushed for 184 yards and five touchdowns as the Bobcats (1-2) shut out visiting Mannheim (0-3).
Bergis, who carried the ball 18 times, added eight solo tackles and six assists for London Central (1-2).
Foxy Thomas caught two passes for 88 yards, and ran five times for 65 yards and a TD for London Central.
Bitburg 27, Hanau 22: At Hanau, fullback Bobby Hernandez (13, carries, 79 yards) broke free up the middle for his second touchdown of the game to provide the winning margin in a nonconference game.
Trey Wilson and Brandon Morales added TD runs for Bitburg (2-1), which forced four turnovers and got a pair of sacks from Everett Grubbs.
Malcom Lane, who rushed 12 times for 56 yards, scored all three TDs for Hanau (2-1).
Lane scored on a 90-yard kickoff return, a 49-yard pass play from Ivan James and a TD run.
Micah Williams made 11 tackles for Hanau.