Beloit College falls to Grinnell
GRINNELL, IOWA—Big Foot High graduate and Beloit freshman Mason Dixon rushed for 219 yards, but the Buccaneers lost to Grinnell College, 42-17, in a Midwest Conference football game Saturday afternoon.
Dixon’s 60-yard touchdown run early in the third quarter got Beloit to within 21-17 of the Pioneers, but Grinnell scored the final three touchdowns to pull away.
Janesville Craig graduate Nathan Brault got one pass for 13 yards for the Bucs. Brault also carried the ball once for two yards.
Both Beloit and Grinnell are 1-2 in the Midwest and 1-3 overall.
GRINNELL 42, BELOIT 17
Beloit 0 10 7 0—17
Grinnell 7 14 7 14—42
Scoring summary: G—Clay Desjardin, fumble recovery in end zone (Graham Fisher kick). G—Jacob Bernholtz, fumble recovery in end zone (Fisher kick). B—FG, Kameron Sallee, 34. G—Bernholtz, 59 run (Fisher kick). B—Michael Holden, 20 pass from Sallee (Sallee kick). B—Mason Dixon, 60 run (Sallee kick). G—Jake O’Polka, 13 pass from T.J. Goetz (Fisher kick). G—Jayson Campos, 27 pass from Goetz (Fisher kick). G—Bernholtz, 65 run (Fisher kick).
Statistics: First downs—Beloit 17, Grinnell 15. Rushes—Beloit 59-232, Grinnell 31-183. Yards passing—Beloit 67, Grinnell 179. Passes—B 18-4-2, G 28-14-0. Fumbles—B 5-4, G 2-1. Penalties—B 8-74, G 8-78.