Lehigh takes his second straight win, leading Georgetown 23-9

BETHLEHEM, Penn. (AP) – Dante Perri threw two touchdown passes and Dylan Van Dusen scored three field goals as Lehigh won his second straight game on Saturday, beating Georgetown 23-9. The Mountain Hawks opened the season with eight losses in a row.

Lehigh’s defense limited the Hoyas to only 33 yards and 237 yards of attack.

Van Dusen scored with a 23-yard field goal and Perri found Roemello Miner with a 34-yard touchdown pass in the second quarter to send the Mountain Hawks into break with a 10-0 lead, but the Hoyas came back in the third quarter when Joseph Brunnell met Joshua Tomas with a 4-yard pass.

After a 28-yard Van Dusen field goal to make it 13-7, the Hoyas turned a bad snap on a Lehigh punt into a safety that pulled Georgetown within four, 13-9.

Lehigh (2-8, 2-3 Patriot League) drove 31 yards on their next possession and Van Dusen converted from 37 yards to 16-9 and Perri topped the goal with an 11-yard pass to Johnny Foley with 6:08 left .

Perri finished at 259 yards on the 22-for-32 pass without throwing an interception. Jalen Burbage caught eight passes for 86 yards.

Brunell was 23 of 38 for 204 yards to lead Georgetown (2-7, 1-5).

The Mountain Hawks play against Lafayette in the 157th overtime of the country’s most played rivalry on Saturday.

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