St. Francis defense shuts down Sacred Heart 24-10

Kyle Harbridge caught a touchdown and ran for another as St.

Francis overcame Sacred Heart 24-10 in a defensive struggle on

Saturday.

The Red Flash (3-4, 1-1 Northeast Conference) trailed 10-3 late

in the third quarter but scored 21 straight points to close out the

game.

Harbridge scored his first touchdown on a 21-yard reception that

tied the game at 10 and capped the St. Francis rally with a 90-yard

touchdown, the second longest run in school history.

Sacred Heart (7-2, 2-2) entered the game plus-19 in turnover

margin but was unable to force a turnover.

Meanwhile, DaQuan Minter intercepted RJ Noel with 1:56 left in

the third quarter to set up the Red Flash’s go-ahead touchdown

early in the fourth. It was Minter’s fifth interception of the

season.

Keshaudas Spence finished with 138 yards on 23 carries to lead

the way for the Pioneers.