SOSU wins homecoming game in OT

Southwestern Oklahoma State scored 18-straight points to end the fourth quarter, including a 47 yard game-tying field goal as regulation expired to force over time, but Southeastern was able to hold off the charge in the end, winning 42-35 in double overtime on Saturday afternoon in Durant, Okla.

The Storm held a 28-10 lead with 10:03 remaining in the fourth quarter, but the Bulldogs reeled off 25-straight points including the first score of the overtime session.

SE answered that final score with a four-yard, Logan Turner to Robbie Morris TD toss on fourth-and-goal.

The Storm scored on the second play of the second overtime session when Turner found Ryan Shelley for 17 yards, and held on its following defensive effort to preserve the win.

Southeastern improves to 2-4 on the year and 1-2 in Lone Star Conference North Division play, while Southwestern Oklahoma State falls to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in divisional play.

The teams were nearly even in offensive production, with SWOSU holding a slight, 349-to-345 edge in total yardage.

SE held the advantage rushing on the feet of Jamaal Evans who turned in 131 yards on 30 carries with a TD, and added another score on a 14 yard reception.

Turner finished the contest 17-of-29 for 212 yards and five touchdowns, including two to Shelley who caught five passes for 80 yards on the afternoon.

Dustin Stenta fell just short of the 300-yard mark, totaling 291 yards on 29-of-60 passing with a pair of scores.

The Storm will be back in action on Oct. 16 when it travels to take on Central Oklahoma, while the Bulldogs will be back home to host Northeastern State.

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