EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Logan Marchi threw six touchdown passes, tying a school record, and Sacred Heart dominated the second half to defeat Lafayette 56-40 on Saturday.
Marchi completed 22 of 32 passes for 407 yards and threw three touchdown passes in each half. Kezio Snelling hauled in three of the TD passes, including a 75-yarder in the first quarter.
The play was the longest TD pass for the Pioneers (2-1) since the 2015 season.
Lafayette (0-3) scored three unanswered touchdowns in the second quarter to lead 24-21 at intermission.
The second half belonged to Sacred Heart as Julius Chestnut capped a 75-yard opening drive with the first of his two 1-yard TD runs and a 28-24 lead. Marchi found Tyrese Chambers from the 20 and Snelling from 65 yards out as the Pioneers led 42-27 by the end of the third. Snelling caught five passes for 158 yards, Chambers had nine catches for 133.
Lafayette outgained Sacred Heart 632-506 in total yards, Keegan Shoemaker passing for 411, but turned the ball over on picks twice and lost 120 yards in penalties.