(1-4, 1-1 home)
7:00 PM ET, October 9, 2003
Bowers Stadium, HUNTSVILLE, TX
STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) -- Wilson Pirtle's 3-yard touchdown run with 20 seconds remaining to give East Central a 21-17 come-from-behind victory over Tarleton State on Saturday night.
East Central (4-1, 2-0 Lone Star) trailed 17-14 with 2:52 left after Tarleton's Paul Williams hit a 17-yard field goal.
Then Pirtle led led East Central on the winning drive. He finished 17-of-34 for 183 yards and had 28 yards rushing.
Tarleton (3-3, 0-2) got a touchdown from Derrick Ross, who had 25 carries for 110 yards. David Durell was 17-of-29 for 115 yards but was intercepted twice. He added a score on a 6-yard run in the second quarter.
East Central was scoreless until King Bennett's 1-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter. Landon Pratt returned a fumble 39 yards for a TD to tie the score with 11:42 remaining.
|3rd Down Conversions||7-16||6-17|
|4th Down Conversions||2-3||1-3|
|TD||8:53||STEVE SMITH 1 YD RUN (JOEY PRICE KICK)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 62 yards.
|TAR||TD||7:33||SIMS KEMP 20 YD PASS FROM CLIFF WATKINS (MISSED KICK)|
Drive info: 5 plays, 67 yards.
|TAR||TD||2:21||ADRIAN THOMAS 13 YD RUN (JAMES GUIN KICK)|
Drive info: 8 plays, 49 yards.
|TAR||TD||13:56||JEREMY MADKINS 11 YD PASS FROM CLIFF WATKINS (FAILED 2PT PASS)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 34 yards.
|TAR||TD||8:40||WILL MOODY 86 YD PASS FROM CLIFF WATKINS (JAMES GUIN KICK)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 97 yards.
|TD||2:04||STEVE SMITH 1 YD RUN (BLOCKED XP)|
Drive info: 14 plays, 60 yards.
|TD||10:15||JASON GODFREY 7 YD RUN (JOEY PRICE KICK)|
Drive info: 1 plays, 7 yards.
|TAR||TD||3:06||KEN JONES 85 YD DEFENSIVE FUMBLE RETURN (FAILED 2PT PASS)||32||20|
|TAR||TD||2:48||CHRIS WINN 2 YD PASS FROM CLIFF WATKINS (JAMES GUIN KICK)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 27 yards.