Holloway leads Liberty over Concord 21-13

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Sirchauncey Holloway rushed for two touchdowns as Liberty defeated Concord 21-13 Saturday in a nonconference game.

The Flames (3-4, 2-0 in the Big South) had a huge statistical advantage over the Division II Mountain Lions from West Virginia. Liberty was coming off a 56-7 rout of Presbyterian, but Concord wasn't a pushover.

Concord (4-4) opened the scoring in the second quarter. Nate Pollard returning a blocked field-goal attempt 58 yards for a touchdown. Flames quarterback Josh Woodrum responded with a 41-yard touchdown pass to Darrin Peterson to tie it.

Concord regained the lead on a one-yard scoring run by Ben Nester, but Holloway's first touchdown run, a 3-yarder, put Liberty up 14-13 at halftime. His second touchdown, a 2-yarder in the third quarter, made it 21-13.

Holloway finished with 142 of Liberty's 233 rushing yards to just 47 for Concord. Liberty accumulated 406 total yards to Concord's 177.

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