CONWAY, S.C. -- Alex Scearce had a pick-6 and he recovered a fumble in the end zone to help Coastal Carolina beat Central Connecticut 33-25 on Saturday.
Scearce's 4-yard interception return came with 6:17 left in the first quarter. At the start the second, Tyler Keane threw a 22-yard score to Bruce Mapp for a 14-0 lead and eight seconds later, Scearce recovered Cameron Nash's fumble to make it 20-0.
Early in the fourth, Jacob Dolegala threw a 14-yard touchdown to Jose Garcia to cut the Coastal Carolina (5-2) lead to 26-17. The Chanticleers responded with an eight-play, 74-yard drive, capped by Keane's 28-yard touchdown to Chris Jones.
Dolegala came back and engineered an 8-play, 69-yard drive culminating in a 6-yard scoring pass to Joey Fields and the 2-point conversion reduced the deficit to eight with 6:26 left.
Dolegala threw for 293 yards, two TDs and two picks for Central Connecticut (1-6).
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