CLINTON, S.C. — DaShawn Davis scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 49-yard run and Presbyterian College rallied to beat NAIA Cumberland 27-20 on Saturday, winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2014.
Brett Norton tied it at 20 with a career-best 47-yard field goal near the end of the third quarter. After forcing the Phoenix (4-1) to punt, Davis found running room around the right end and scored on the second play of the next Blue Hose drive.
Ben Cheek was 14 of 15 for 148 yards passing, with an 11-yard TD pass to Torrance Marable for Presbyterian (2-2). Marable gained 139 yards on 24 carries and Mark Robinson scored on a 1-yard run on the opening Blue Hose drive.
Dezmon Huntley ran for two TDs and the Phoenix led 20-17 after Kendall Johnson’s 13-yard scoring run in the third quarter. Huntley was 11 of 29 for 85 yards passing and rushed for 102 yards on 10 carries. Kris Parker gained 100 yards on 18 carries for the Phoenix.