HICKORY, N.C. -- Austin Beaty ran for 118 yards and a touchdown to help Lenoire-Rhyne beat Davidson Saturday night.
Lenoire-Rhyne (1-1) passed for 4 yards, the fewest yards in team history, but was led by its ground game and a strong defense.
Beaty broke out for a 69-yard run late in the second quarter, giving Lenoir-Rhyne a 13-0 halftime lead. Graham Duncan and Teverrius Jones also scored on the ground, with Duncan collecting 59 yards on seven carries and Jones netting 49 yards on 16 rushes.
Davidson (0-2) scored its only points of the game with 10:05 left in the third quarter on a safety.
Jonathan Carkhuff led the Wildcats with 265 yards on 31-of-54 passing. The Bears defense got to him for four sacks and forced four interceptions.
Lenoir-Rhyne leads the all-time series 10-9-1.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
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Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.