UCA earns 24-14 win over Lamar

CONWAY (AP) - Jesse Grandy had four catches for 127 yards Saturday including a game-clinching touchdown grab in the fourth quarter to give Central Arkansas their third straight win in a 24-14 victory over Lamar.

Central Arkansas (6-2, 4-1 Southland Conference) had 337 yards of total offense including Wynri Smothers who completed 20 of 27 passes for 271 yards and two touchdowns. Up 17-7 with 10 minutes to play, Smothers found Grandy for a season-high 75-yard touchdown strike, making it 24-7 to seal the deal for the Bears.

The Cardinals fought back when DePaul Garrett scored on a 4-yard run for Lamar (3-5, 0-3) to make it 24-14 with 1:18 remaining on the clock. Garrett had 25 carries for 91 yards.

Caleb Berry had the only other score for the Cardinals on a 7-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Berry completed 11 of 19 passes for 96 yards and was sacked twice.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.