West Liberty 20, Walsh 17
WEST LIBERTY, W.Va. -- Derick Stickles ran for 194 yards, including a 91-yard touchdown, and Jay Gullion threw two scoring passes to Renard Stevens to lead West Liberty Saturday. Stickles, who had 30 carries, scored with 8:58 left in the second quarter to give West Liberty (1-1) a 13-3 lead. Stevens caught a 5-yard TD pass about three minutes later to make it 20-3. Walsh (0-1) got second-half touchdown passes of 12 and 49 yards from Dan Kane to Rob Lash to rally within three points. Kane was 15-of-25 for 220 yards and Lash had 10 catches for 154 yards. Stevens also caught a 12-yard TD pass from Gullion in the first quarter. Gullion finished 14-of-24 for 105 yards.
Manchester 24, Grove City 21
NORTH MANCHESTER, Ind. -- Joe DeCraene hit Mitch Harnish for a 28-yard touchdown pass with 26 seconds left to lift Manchester. Manchester fell behind 21-17 when Adam Wargo's 10-yard touchdown run gave Grove City the lead with 2:54 to play. Manchester then used an 8-play, 83-yard drive for the game-winning score. Harnish's 139 yards receiving was a new career high. DeCraene finished with 273 yards passing and threw for three touchdowns. Grove City's Matt Weil (131 yards) and Wargo (106 yards) both set new career highs for rushing.
Carnegie Mellon 45, Hiram 0
PITTSBURGH -- Jarrod Highberger threw for one touchdown and ran for another, while Colby Whitman ran for two more scores, to lead Carnegie Mellon in the season opener for both teams. Highberger completed 3 of 6 passes for 104 yards and connected with Kosta Bourlas on a 43-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. Whitman carried the ball only four times and scored on runs of 9 and 4 yards. Carnegie Mellon also scored on a 12-yard run by Robert Gimson, a 6-yard run by Travis Sivek, and a 24-yard field goal by Neil Stegall. Hiram turned the ball over eight times, including five interceptions -- two by Carnegie Mellon's Aaron Lewis -- and had only 164 yards in total offense.
Case Reserve 30, Oberlin 27
OBERLIN -- Angelo Mirando threw two touchdown passes and ran for two more scores to pace Case Reserve in the season opener for both teams. Mirando had touchdown runs of 27 and 15 yards, and TD passes of 5 yards to Marshaun Minter and 2 yards to Matt Skolnicki to help the Spartans build a 27-7 lead in the third quarter. Oberlin scored 13 points in the fourth, highlighted by Andy Stein's 60-yard touchdown pass to Cassius Harris, which made it 30-27. The Yeomen got the ball back with 1:07 left but couldn't score. R.V. Carroll rushed for 107 yards on 21 carries for Oberlin. He also had a 1-yard touchdown run. Stein also had a 10-yard TD pass to Chris Schubert in the first quarter.
Dayton 38, Tiffin 0
TIFFIN -- Matt Mong had three touchdown runs and Kevin Hoyng passed and ran for scores to ignite Dayton. Mong scored on three of his seven carries, with TD runs of 7, 2 and 1 yard. Hoyng scored on a 1-yard run in the first and threw a 50-yard scoring pass to Ryan Wrobleski in the second. The Flyers (1-0) outgained the Dragons 530 yards to 87 and had 25 first downs to just seven for Tiffin. Dayton averaged nearly 5 yards per rush, gaining 252 yards on 51 attempts, while holding Tiffin (0-2) to 56 yards in 34 carries. Hoyng ran for a team-leading 57 yards on seven carries and completed 12 of 19 passes for 271 yards with an interception for Dayton. Wrobleski caught six passes for 170 yards.
Duquesne 23, Robert Morris 12
PITTSBURGH -- Scott Knapp threw for 365 yards and a touchdown as Duquesne won in head coach Jerry Schmitt's debut. Mark Troyan opened the scoring with a 36-yard field goal to give Duquesne a 3-0 lead midway through the first quarter, before Knapp hit Dan Spriggs with a 21-yard pass to make it 10-0 after the first quarter. Robert Morris cut the lead to 10-6 when Drew Geyer hit Jarvis Powers from 3 yards to cap a seven-play, 77-yard drive late in the first half.