Tennessee-Martin trounces Austin Peay 31-6

The Associated Press

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Derek Carr passed for over 200 yards and two touchdowns in the first half as Tennessee-Martin turned an early advantage into a convincing 31-6 win over Austin Peay Saturday night.

The Skyhawks (3-1, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) scored first, driving 80 yards in 10 plays in the first quarter and scoring on a 21-yard pass from Carr to Jeremy Butler. Carr struck again in the second quarter, hitting Quentin Sims from 24 yards out to stretch the lead to 14-0. Carr would finish the half with 209 yards on 16-of-26 passing, and amassed 266 yards on 21-of-33 passing for the game.

Tennessee-Martin finished the half up 21-3, and held Austin Peay to 99 yards passing for the game.

Wesley Kitts picked up 118 yards on 23 carries for the Governors (0-4, 0-2), with Stephen Stansell booting a pair of 35-yard field goals.

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