K-State stops Albany 19-13

Special to The State Journal Published:

Trailing 7-0 after the first quarter, Kentucky State's football team scored the next 19 points to take control of Saturday night's game with Albany State in Albany, Ga.

The Thorobreds won 19-13 to improve to 3-0 on the season and 2-0 in the SIAC.

Albany scored late in the first quarter on a 21-yard pass from Uyl Joyner to Alvin Jackson, and Adrian Arango kicked the extra point for a 7-0 Golden Ram lead.

With 12:14 left in the second quarter, KSU's Scott Lambert kicked a 23-yard field goal to pull the Thorobreds within four points. The Thorobreds' first touchdown came with 32 seconds left before halftime when Joe McBride hit Jeremy Douglas with a 26-yard pass, giving K-State a 10-7 halftime lead.

Kentucky State scored the only points of the third quarter when Jonathan Harris caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from McBride. The conversion run failed, making the score 16-7 going into the final period.

Lambert kicked his second field goal of the game, this one from 36 yards, with 14:04 remaining in the contest, and Albany closed out the scoring on a one-yard run by Dontre Williams. Lambert had two field goals blocked in the fourth quarter.

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