Bethel scored on five of its first six possessions and went on to defeat Gustavus Adolphus 32-17 on Saturday in Arden Hills.
Jake Marsh ran for two TDs and passed for another, and Brady Bomsta rushed for two TDs as the Royals (3-4, 3-2 MIAC) opened a 32-3 halftime lead.
Marsh passed for 214 yards and ran for 62 yards. Marsh opened the scoring with a 1-yard TD run with 10:10 remaining in the first quarter. Less than four minutes later, Marsh scored on a 58-yard run to give the Royals a 12-0 lead.
After the Gusties pulled within 12-3 on a 29-yard field goal by Brendon Boche early in the second quarter, the Royals scored 21 consecutive points.
Sam Archer and Daivon Poole ran for TDs in the second half for the Gusties (3-3, 1-3).
Concordia (Moorhead) 34, Hamline 14: Matt Ahrndt’s 48-yard interception return for a touchdown was one of four interceptions by the Cobbers in the victory over the Pipers in Moorhead, Minn.
Ahrndt’s touchdown in the second quarter came two plays after the Cobbers (4-2, 3-1) had taken a 7-0 lead. Michael Herzog’s 33-yard TD pass to Dylan Hoerchler on the final play of the first half gave the Cobbers a 20-0 lead.
Justice Spriggs completed 33 of 53 passes for 222 yards for the Pipers (4-2, 2-2).
St. John’s 62, Carleton 0: The Johnnies, ranked No. 10 in NCAA Division III, raced to a 35-0 lead in the game’s first 20 minutes and coasted to the victory over the visiting Knights. Ben Alvord passed for 183 yards and two TDs as the Johnnies (6-1, 4-1) outgained the Knights (1-6, 1-4), 551-140.
Adam Essler rushed for 76 yards and a TD and Brice Johnston ran for two second-half TDs for the Johnnies.
Augsburg 27, St. Olaf 9: Quentin Lake passed for 303 yards and two TDs to lead the Auggies past the Oles in Northfield.
Lake threw TD passes of 27 and 34 yards Nahjai Brown to help the Auggies (2-5, 2-3) build a 21-3 lead. The Auggies extended their lead to 27-3 on field goals of 37 and 25 yards by Tyler Hanson. Anastacio VandenBosch-Romo rushed for 94 yards and a TD for the Auggies.
Troy Peterson caught 11 passes for 132 yards for the Oles (1-5, 0-4).