POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP)—Matt Pfleger picked off Tommy Reilly on second-and-goal in the second overtime to seal Dayton’s 41-34 victory over Marist in Pioneer Football League action on Saturday.
The Red Foxes (3-7, 2-6) took a 34-27 lead on their first play in the first overtime, thanks to a 25-yard touchdown pass from Reilly to Chris Ortner.
The Flyers (10-1, 8-0) answered with a 3-yard touchdown run by Taylor Harris to tie the score at 34-34.
Steve Valentino threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Luke Bellman on Dayton’s first play of the second OT to give the Flyers a 41-34 lead.
Needing a touchdown to force a third OT, the Red Foxes drove down to the Dayton 11-yard line before Pfleger intercepted Reilly’s pass to end the game.
Reilly threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns on 35 of 51 passing in the loss.