Hayes, Jacquemin lead Jackson State past MVSU 23-7
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jarrad Hayes passed for one touchdown, ran for another and Christian Jacquemin kicked three field goals as Jackson State won a homecoming game for the first time in three seasons, downing Mississippi Valley State 23-7 on Saturday.
Jackson State (3-2, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) built a 20-0 halftime lead, including a 4-yard TD pass from Hayes to Romello Shumake. Hayes then capped an 84-yard drive with a rushing TD. The Tigers piled up 206 yards on the ground while holding Mississippi Valley State to minus-23.
Jacquemin added field goals of 34, 47 and 28 yards.
MVSU remained winless at 0-5, 0-2. Jett Even passed for 182 yards but was sacked three times and intercepted once.