Seth Hinsley rushed for 196 yards and tied a school record with four rushing touchdowns to lead West Georgia to a 31-17 victory at Shorter on Saturday.
The Wolves (9-2, 5-2 Gulf South Conference) finished the regular season with their best record since going 10-1 in 2000 and remained in position for a Division II playoff berth.
West Georgia is No. 6 in Super Region Two, and six teams from each super region advance to the national tournament.
Hinsley had 34 carries and scored on runs of 3 and 19 yards in the fourth quarter to break open a game tied at 17-17. He has 1,050 yards and 10 touchdowns this season.
Shorter (3-6, 1-6), which lost seven consecutive to end the season, was led by B.J. McCoy’s 71 yards rushing.
Mercer 56, Warner 0: Alex Lakes rushed for 113 yards and four touchdowns as host Mercer broke a three-game losing streak.
Tee Mitchell added 90 yards and a score for the Bears (6-5), who hadn’t won since defeating Austin Peay on Oct. 11.
Mercer rushed for 277 yards, and John Russ was 7-for-8 for 148 yards and a 78-yard touchdown pass to Chandler Curtis.
The Bears, who are in the first season in the Southern Conference, will finish the regular season at Wofford next Saturday.
N.C. A&T 34, Savannah State 0: Tarik Cohen rushed for 115 yards and three touchdowns as visiting North Carolina A&T extended Savannah State’s losing streak to 20 games.
The Tigers (0-11, 0-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) and Columbia have the longest losing streaks in the FCS.
N.C. A&T (9-2, 6-1) had eight sacks, held the Tigers to minus-8 yards rushing and forced four turnovers.
Savannah State plays at BYU next weekend.
Campbellsville 31, Reinhardt 14: Campbellsville intercepted four passes, and A.J. Strong rushed for 72 yards and two touchdowns as the Tigers ended host Reinhardt’s season.
The 22nd-ranked Eagles (6-4, 3-2) had won five consecutive to move into NAIA playoff contention, but rushed for a season-low 98 yards and were shut out in the second half for the first time in school history (20 games).
Reinhardt entered No. 3 in NAIA in scoring offense (45.6 points) and rushing (314 yards).
The Eagles are 12-8 in their first two seasons.
LaGrange 44, Ferrum 28: Graham Craig threw for a season-high 434 yards and tied his own school record with five touchdown passes as the host Panthers finished the season 5-5.
Craig was 22-for-37 with no interceptions and finished his career with a school record-tying 56 touchdown passes.
Griffin Roelle had six catches for a career-high 158 yards and a touchdown, and Josh Hardrick had a career-high 130 yards on four catches.
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