Lone Star Conference weekly football update

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Standings
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LONE STAR CONFERENCE
South Division
Div. All
W-L W-L
Midwestern State 1-0 5-0
West Texas A&M 1-0 5-0
Abilene Christian 1-0 4-1
Tarleton State 0-0 5-0
Eastern New Mexico 0-1 4-1
Angelo State 0-1 1-3
Texas A&M-Kingsville 0-1 1-4
North Division
Div. All
W-L W-L
Central Oklahoma 1-0 2-3
Northeastern State 1-0 1-4
Southwestern Oklahoma 0-0 3-3
Southeastern Oklahoma 0-0 1-3
East Central 0-1 1-5
Texas A&M-Commerce 0-1 1-5
LSC overall standings (includes division and crossover games): Abilene Christian 3-0, Midwestern State 3-0, Tarleton State 3-0, West Texas A&M 3-0, Eastern New Mexico 3-1, Central Oklahoma 2-2, Angelo State 1-2, Texas A&M-Kingsville 1-2, East Central 1-3, Northeastern State 1-3, Southwestern Oklahoma 1-3, Texas A&M-Commerce 1-3, Southeastern Oklahoma 0-3.
Saturday’s games
Northeastern State 27, East Central 15; West Texas A&M 36, Texas A&M-Kingsville 3; Midwestern State 44, Angelo State 16; Abilene Christian 45, Eastern New Mexico 20; Central Oklahoma 21, Texas A&M-Commerce 20, OT; Tarleton State 43, Southwestern Oklahoma 19.
Thursday’s game
Central Oklahoma at East Central, 6 p.m.
Saturday’s games
Texas A&M-Commerce at Southeastern Oklahoma, 1 p.m.; Angelo State at Eastern New Mexico, 2 p.m.; Northeastern State at Abilene Christian, 5 p.m.; Tarleton State at Texas A&M-Kingsville, 6 p.m.; West Texas A&M at Midwestern State, 6 p.m.

LSC players of the week
South Division
Offense (co-players)
Devin Guinn, Tarleton State, So. WR, Cedar Hill, Texas — Hill caught seven passes for 146 yards as the Texans drubbed Southwestern Oklahoma 43-19 on Saturday, improving to 5-0 for the first time since 1990. He caught three TD passes, including one for 69 yards on a reverse pass from running back Travis Evans.
Jerale Badon, Abilene Christian, Sr. WR, Abilene, Texas — Baden caught six passes for 107 yards to pass former East Texas State receiver Gary Compton as the LSC’s all-time leading receiver with 186 catches. His career total of 2,661 yards leaves him less than 400 yards behind Compton in that category.
ENMU nominee
Michael Benton, Sr. QB — Benton rushed for 149 yards in Saturday’s 45-20 loss at Abilene Christian. He scored two touchdowns, giving him 10 TDs for the season.
Defense
Cody Stutts, Abilene Christian, Sr. MLB, Mesquite, Texas — Stutts had 10 tackles (seven solos) as the Wildcats held ENMU about 60 yards below its Division II-leading rushing average of 403 yards per game coming in.
ENMU nominee
Brandon Haug, So. LB — Haug notched six tackles at Abilene Christian, including three solo stops and one for as loss of three yards, and returned a pass interception 41 yards in the second quarter for a touchdown.
Special teams
Ben White, Midwestern State, Jr. P, Carrollton, Texas — White averaged 41.7 yards on three punts against Angelo State,m with each of them downed inside the Rams’ 10-yard-line.

North Division
Offense
Jarrett Beal, Northeastern State, Jr. QB, Dallas — Beal carried 15 times for 94 yards and two touchdowns as the RiverHawks notched their first win of the season by beating East Central 27-15.
Defense
T.J. Shaw, Central Oklahoma, Jr. S, Edmond, Okla. — Shaw had two interceptions in the Bronchos’ 21-20 overtime win over Commerce, to go with two tackles and a pass breakup.
Special teams
Nabil El-Amin, Texas A&M-Commerce, Jr. KR, Rochester, N.Y. — El-Amin returned a kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown in the Lions’ 21-20 overtime loss at home to Central Oklahoma. The return tied the stadium record set by Abilene Christian’s Danieal Manning in November 2003.