Foster has 6 TDs to lead Ga. Southern over Coastal Carolina 42-34

CONWAY, S.C. - Jayson Foster ran for 253 yards and six touchdowns to lead Georgia Southern past Coastal Carolina 42-34 on Saturday night.

The Eagles (2-0) also got 206 yards from Lamar Lewis on 18 carries, including a 63-yard run.

The Chanticleers (1-2) were led by Mike Tolbert who rushed for 74 yards on 14 carries for three of Coastal's five touchdowns. William Richardson went 15-of-32 for 165 yards with two interceptions, but his 1-yard plunge with 3:51 left in the third tied the game at 21. Jamie Fordham had 96 yards on nine carries, including a 61-yard touchdown run to tie the game at 7 with 3:53 left in the first.

Foster opened with a 31-yard scoring run to put Georgia Southern up 7-0. His second score in the first quarter came on a 36-yard run to go up 14-7. His 55-yard TD run in the second capped a 92-yard drive to put the Eagles up 21-14. In the fourth quarter, he scored on runs of 18, 8 and 17 yards and the Chants weren't able to keep up.

Search Augusta jobs
Top headlines
Augusta man sues city, sheriff officers over alleged tasing
An Augusta man who said he suffered a skull fracture after being tased in jail has filed suit against Augusta and two Richmond County sheriff's officers.