The Washington and Lee University football team won its fourth consecutive game, defeating Ferrum 30-10 on Saturday at Wilson Field in Lexington.

The Generals (4-1 overall, 3-0 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) limited Ferrum (1-3, 0-2) to just 50 rushing yards and 127 passing yards, while W&L amassed 320 rushing yards and 490 passing yards.

Montgomery Owen led the Generals’ offense with seven catches for 152 yards and two touchdowns.  It was the most receiving yards by a W&L player since the 2009 season and was his third straight game with 100 or more receiving yards.

W&L’s Coby Kirkland rushed for 93 yards and a TD on just three carriers, Alex Wertz ran for 42 yards and a TD on eight carries, and Jarrett Wright made a 31-yard field goal.

The Generals will have a bye this week before continuing ODAC action at Emory & Henry (2-2, 1-1) on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 1 p.m.

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Vargas Ends VMI


VMI sophomore Maria Vargas, a 2018 Rockbridge County High School graduate, broke the VMI women’s soccer team’s nine-match scoreless streak by scoring a late goal in the Keydets’ 2-1 loss at Wofford on Friday night.

The Lexington native scored with just three minutes left in the game, and the Keydets (1-11-1 overall, 0-4 SoCon) outshot the Terriers 7-2 in the second half. However, Wofford (4-8, 1-1) had done its damage, and the clock expired before VMI could score the equalizer. Vargas led VMI with three shots. The all-team leading scorer for RC, Vargas had scored a goal in the Keydets’ last win, a 4-0 triumph at Delaware State on Aug. 29.

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