NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Darius Perrantes threw three landing passes and Duquesne wrapped up the Northeast Convention championship with a 26-14 victory over Merrimack on Saturday.
Duquesne, which joined the NEC in 2008, received at the very least a share of the convention title for the seventh time, however simply the second time because the outright champion.
The rating was tied at 14 at halftime earlier than the Dukes (7-4, 6-1) clamped down on protection, permitting simply 61 yards within the second half.
Perrantes threw landing passes of 38 and 16 yards to Keshawn Brown within the first half and his 1-yard toss to Darryl Powell Jr. late within the third quarter put the Dukes forward for good. Edward Robinson added a 10-yard landing run within the fourth quarter.
Perrantes accomplished 11 of 18 passes for 218 yards and was intercepted as soon as. Robinson had 89 yards dashing.
Second-place Merrimack’s Malakai Anthony was 9-for-23 passing for 68 yards and was intercepted as soon as. Tyvon Edmonds Jr. led the Warriors (5-6, 4-3) with 77 yards on the bottom. Anthony and Edmonds scored dashing touchdowns.
Duquesne had a 325-202 benefit in complete yards. Duquesne, a former member of the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Convention, has received or shared 18 convention championships prior to now 29 seasons.
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