Abilene Christian gets past Stephen F. Austin in 2OT, 31-24

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Luke Anthony hit Kobe Clark with a 22-yard touchdown pass in the second overtime period to lift Abilene Christian to a 31-24 Southland Conference victory on Saturday night.

Stephen F. Austin’s Storm Ruiz kicked a 27-yard field goal with 27 seconds left in regulation to forge a 24-24 tie and force overtime but missed from the same distance in the first overtime period.

Blair Zepeda missed a 36-yard field goal attempt in the first overtime for the Wildcats (4-4, 3-3). After Clark’s touchdown reception,

Abilene Christian stopped the Lumberjacks on four downs to end the game.

Anthony completed 29 of 46 pass attempts for 236 yards and two scores. Josh Fink had 12 catches for 110 yards while Tracy James carried 25 times for 105.

Trae Self was 25 of 49 for 318 yards and three touchdowns for Stephen F. Austin (1-6, 1-3), but also threw an interception. Xavier Gipson caught five passes for 109 yards and two touchdowns. Da’Leon Ward caught 6 for 102 yards and a score.