- Associated Press - Saturday, October 22, 2016

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Taryn Christion threw for 189 yards on an efficient 15 of 21 passing with two touchdowns and South Dakota State sailed to a 24-10 win over Youngstown State on Saturday.

The win gives the Jackrabbits sole possession of first place in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Dallas Goedert caught six passes for 108 yards and Brady Mengarelli added 74 yards rushing with a touchdown for South Dakota State (5-2, 4-0 Missouri Valley). The Jackrabbits have won four consecutive games.

South Dakota State scored twice in the first five minutes of the game and Chase Vinatieri added a 20-yard field goal for a 17-3 Jackrabbits lead at the break.

Christion threw a 3-yard TD pass to Jake Wieneke early in the third to put the game away.

Tevin McCaster scored the Penguins (5-2, 3-1) lone TD on a 2-yard run with 1:46 left.

Ricky Davis threw for 115 yards for Youngstown State.


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