Charleston Southern hangs on to tip Liberty, 38-36

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) Christian Reyes rushed 18 times for 188 yards and two touchdowns, including a 51-yarder in the second quarter, to lead Charleston Southern to a 38-36 win against Liberty on Saturday.

Mike Holloway added 81 more yards on the ground and a touchdown, and Ben Robinson also had a rushing score for Charleston Southern (8-3, 3-2 Big South). Overall, the Buccaneers Liberty (7-4, 3-1) by more than 200 yards.

The game was back-and-forth much of the way, and saw five total lead changes. A D.J. Abnar 3-yard TD run pulled Liberty to within two with 5:24 left, but Charleston Southern would put together a 10-play drive to run out the clock.

Darrin Peterson had eight catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns of the four touchdowns thrown by Liberty quarterback Stephon Masha. Masha would also struggle with turnovers however, throwing three interceptions.

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