Scores

Final

Youngstown St 28

(2-5, 1-2 MVFC)

Missouri State 42

(2-3, 1-1 MVFC)

2:30 PM ET, October 11, 2008

Plaster Sports Complex, Springfield, MO

1 2 3 4 T
YSU 0 14 7 728
MOSU 7 7 14 1442

Top Performers

Passing: C. Kirby (MOSU) - 127 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: K. Washington (MOSU) - 23 CAR, 133 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Barnes (YSU) - 7 REC, 47 YDS

Missouri St. 42, Youngstown St. 28

Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Cody Kirby and Stephen Johnston each scored two touchdowns to lead Missouri State to a 42-28 win over Youngstown State on Saturday.

After watching Youngstown State rally in the first half to earn a 14-all halftime tie, Missouri State (2-3, 1-1 Missouri Valley Conference) scored on its first two possessions of the second half.

Johnston scored first for Missouri State in the second half on a 38-yard run with 11:58 left in the third quarter followed by a 5-yard touchdown run by Kirby.

Youngstown State's Jabari Scott scored his second touchdown of the game with 29 second left in the third quarter on a 1-yard run to narrow Missouri State's lead to 28-21.

Missouri State responded with a touchdown of its own on a 12-yard pass from Kirby to Jeff Sergant to go up 35-21.

Kingjack Washington closed out Missouri State's scoring on an 8-yard touchdown run with 4:05 left. Youngstown State scored once more on an 11-yard pass from Dailyn Campbell to Scott.

Washington rushed for 133 yards and Kirby threw for 127 yard on 11 of 14 passing as Missouri State finished with 399 yards of offense.

Kamryn Keys had 113 yards rushing for the Penguins.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
YSU
MOSU
1st Downs2220
Total Yards399399
Passing131127
Rushing268272
Penalties2-147-48
3rd Down Conversions6-136-9
4th Down Conversions0-31-1
Turnovers22
Possession30:0929:51

Passing Leaders

Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Campbell17/221225.511
Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kirby11/141279.110

Rushing Leaders

Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Keys231134.9023
Scott59719.4259
Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington231335.8117
Johnston13876.7238

Receiving Leaders

Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barnes7476.709
Horne5479.4012
Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Geisz35418.0034
Harbor45313.3020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERYSUMOSU
TD04:52Stephen Johnston 1 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERYSUMOSU
TD11:02Cody Kirby 1 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 014
TD07:28Jabari Scott 1 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 714
TD00:46Dailyn Campbell 11 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 1414
THIRD QUARTERYSUMOSU
TD11:58Stephen Johnston 38 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 1421
TD08:16Cody Kirby 5 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 1428
TD00:29Jabari Scott 1 Yd Run (Brian Palmer Kick) 2128
FOURTH QUARTERYSUMOSU
TD12:52Jeff Sargent 12 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 2135
TD04:05Kingjack Washington 8 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 2142
TD02:00Jabari Scott 11 Yd Pass From Dailyn Campbell (Brian Palmer Kick) 2842