ARKADELPHIA, Ark. – Brockton Brown scored four touchdowns for the second time this season in leading unbeaten and fifth-ranked Ouachita Baptist past UA-Monticello, 35-7.
The Tigers improve to 10-0, and can win an outright championship in the Great American Conference next week by beating rival Henderson State. An NCAA Division II playoff spot will also be at stake, possibly for both schools.
Brown lit up the scoreboard with 7:41 left in the first quarter on a 1-yard plunge. He repeated that effort early in the second quarter to make it 14-0.
Brockton Brown has run for 21 touchdowns
Brockton Brown added 33 and 6-yard scoring runs as OBU built a commanding 28-0 advantage at intermission. The Tigers’ star back now has 21 touchdowns on the season. He rushed for 100 yards against the Boll Weevils on 11 carries.
Darius Hopkins of Nashville, Ark., ran for 70 yards on seven totes, while Texarkana’s T.J. Cole gained 53 yards on three carries.
OBU’s final score came with 6:12 left in the third quarter. Allie Freeman hauled in an 8-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Brayden Brazeal. Freeman finished with seven catches for 97 yards. Brazeal completed 11 of 13 passes for 155 yard.
The Boll Weevils avoided a shutout with 9:12 left in the game on a 12-yard touchdown run by Alex Day.