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Appalachian St. 56, Jacksonville 7

BOONE, N.C. (AP) -- Robert Welton rushed for three touchdowns and Armanti Edwards accounted for two more as Appalachian State cruised to a 56-7 win over Jacksonville.

Welton finished with 161 yards on 10 carries for the defending Football Championship Series champion Mountaineers (1-1). He led the way for a rushing attack that tallied 448 yards against 43 for the Dolphins (0-2) in the win.

Appalachian State bolted to a 21-0 lead on the Dolphins in the first quarter, including Welton's 44-yard touchdown run. Edwards scored on a 28-yards and threw a 6-yard touchdown Tavaris Washington to give Appalachian State a 28-0 lead at halftime.

Welton added a 72- and 2-yard touchdown to put the Mountaineers ahead 42-7 in the fourth.

Edwards finished with 77 rushing yards and 45 yards passing, completing 3-of-8 with one interception for Appalachian State. Devon Moore had 94 yards rushing and a touchdown, along with an 11-yard rushing score in the first quarter for the Mountaineers.

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2015 Pioneer Football League Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Dayton7-110-2
San Diego7-19-2
Jacksonville6-29-2
Morehead State6-27-4
Butler4-46-5
Drake4-45-6
Marist4-45-6
Campbell3-55-6
Stetson1-73-8
Davidson1-72-9
Valparaiso1-72-9