Stonehill holds off Wagner, 14-13

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EASTON, Mass. (AP)—Cruz Parsons threw a touchdown pass and ran for the winning score late in the fourth quarter in Stonehill’s 14-13 victory over Wagner on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

Parsons threw a 49-yard touchdown passes to Eddie Vachon in the second quarter to tie it at 7, and capped a 20-play, 80-yard drive with a 1-yard run with 1:12 left. Brendan Gorey added the decisive extra point.

Parsons was 5-of-7 for 80 yards. Jeff Payne led the Skyhawks in rushing with 29 carries for 144 yards.

Wagner’s Prince Young ran for 77 yards on 11 carries, including a 24-yard scoring run that gave the Seahawks a 13-7 lead late in the second quarter. Shane Smith added 70 yards and 15 carries and also scored.

After Young’s touchdown run, Eric Ortiz failed to complete a pass on a 2-point conversion attempt.

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