Jacksonville 34, Butler 24

Josh McGregor threw for a career-high 422 yards to help

Jacksonville rally and defeat Butler 34-24 on Saturday.

Following a 3-yard touchdown run by McGregor, Butler’s Brandon

Grubbe rumbled for 36 yards to extend the Bulldog’s lead to 21-10

with 2:56 left to play in the first half. McGregor then threw

touchdown passes to Larry Thompson, Josh Philpart and Adrian Riley

as the Dolphins rallied for a 31-24 lead.

Bladen Gudz kicked his second field goal of the day to create

the final margin.

Thompson, who finished with four receptions and 57 yards, has

caught a pass in 30 consecutive games. Riley led all receivers with

129 yards on four receptions.

Butler’s rushing attack outgained Jacksonville (7-3, 6-1 Pioneer

League) 236-41 but the Bulldogs (5-5, 3-4) failed to get anything

going through the air, managing only 163 passing yards.