9:07 pm October 7, 2012, by Mike Luck
Jon Richt, the son of UGA coach Mark Richt, threw three touchdown passes to lead Mars HIll to a 37-31 road win over Wingate Saturday.
The younger Richt completed 24 of 39 passes for 268 yards, with one interception, for the Division II school, which is located in North Carolina.
Richt is 88 of 178 passing this season, for 1400 yards. He’s thrown 15 TD passes and 10 interceptions while leading the Lions to a 4-2 record. He played high school football at Prince Avenue Christian in Athens.
Meanwhile, former Bulldog tailback Isaiah Crowell ran for 149 yards on 17 carries as Alabama State routed Texas Southern 45-0 in Southwestern Athletic Conference play.
Crowell had two touchdowns, one a 63-yard run midway through the second quarter.
Crowell has 522 yards on 84 carries this season, with eight touchdowns.
Join the conversation with the AJC as we report the latest sports news, locally and nationally.
Vacation stops, manage subscriptions and more