Merrimack grinds out 17-7 win over Sacred Coronary heart as protection guidelines the day

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Every staff had three turnovers on the day.

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FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Tre Jordan III returned an interception 35 yards for a go-ahead landing within the fourth quarter and Merrimack grinded out a 17-7 win over Sacred Coronary heart on Saturday.

Jordan took a tipped cross and weaved his manner by way of a number of would-be tacklers on his approach to giving the Warriors a 10-7 lead with 13 minutes to go. Donovan Wadley added a 45-yard speeding rating with seven minutes remaining.

Merrimack (2-3, 1-1 Northeast Convention) stayed on the bottom with 56 rushes for 225 yards and Wadley led the best way with 102 yards on 10 carries. Tyvon Edmonds Jr. had 28 carries for 82 yards. Two Warriors quarterbacks tried solely eight passes, finishing none and throwing an interception whereas ending with minus-18 yards.

Sacred Coronary heart (1-4, 1-2) outgained Merrimack 225-205. Every staff had three turnovers.

Rob McCoy threw for 129 yards however was intercepted twice and misplaced a fumble for the Pioneers.

Arsheen Jiles returned a fumble 65 yards within the first quarter for the Pioneers’ solely factors.