Europe Div. III football: Ansbach ties DODDS mark with 26th straight win
Sophomore John Willis-Morris passed for three touchdowns Saturday as Ansbach beat Bamberg 34-14 at home and extended its winning streak to 26 games.
Willis, five of 12 for 106 yards, threw scoring strikes of 32 and 28 yards to Zach Harmon and 13 yards to Xavier Sheppard as the Cougars equaled Ramstein’s DODDS-Europe record win streak. The Cougars play Saturday at Vicenza.
Sheppard, who rushed 15 times for 112 yards, also ran for a touchdown and two two-point conversions. Charles Melton, who carried 11 times for 44 yards, added a TD run for Ansbach (2-0 overall and in III-South).
Bamberg (1-1) scored its first touchdown in the second quarter on a 30-yard pass from Marvin Gholston to Joshua Frank. Ansbach’s defense, led by eight tackles each from Bakara Waweru and Josh Haley, held Bamberg out of the end zone until late in the game, when Adam Worrell ran in from the 3.
Bamberg’s T’Andre Stuckey had a game-high 130 rushing yards on 19 carries.
In Division III games Saturday:
Hohenfels 51, Sigonella 12
At Sigonella, Italy, Damien Odum rushed for two touchdowns to pace the Tigers (2-0).
Mike Petty led Sigonella (0-2) with 12 tackles and 118 yards on 22 carries. He also caught a 20-yard touchdown pass from Jeffrey Presnell.
Giessen 31, Vicenza 6
At Vicenza, Keefe Hetzlar had two TDs, and K.C. Brown and Chris Battle, who rushed for 95 and 105 yards, respectively, added a touchdown each for Giessen (1-1).
Darryl Alexander ran for 130 yards and a TD for Vicenza (0-2).
Menwith Hill 30, Brussels 27
At Menwith Hill, England, Nick Schott intercepted a pass with 30 seconds left to preserve the Mustangs’ come-from-behind victory.
Sophomore LeShawn Adams, who scored on runs of 40 and 13 yards, amassed 132 yards on 12 carries for Menwith Hill (2-0).
Eric Popp, who rushed for 106 yards on 15 attempts, scored two TDs for Brussels (1-1).
AFNORTH 39, Alconbury 16
Jered Waters ran for 305 yards and four TDs at RAF Alconbury.
AFNORTH (2-0) also benefited from a 92-yard kickoff return by Wade Romance.
Kyle Lucas recovered three fumbles for Alconbury (0-2).