Winston-Salem State tops West Texas A&M, 41-18

Posted on: 10:15 pm, December 8, 2012, by

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Kameron Smith accounted for three touchdowns and Maurice Lewis ran for two scores as Winston-Salem State beat West Texas A&M 41-18 Saturday night in the Division II national semifinals.

Smith threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns and added a 23-yard TD run in the fourth quarter for the Rams (14-0), who led 20-7 at halftime and advanced to the national championship game for the first time.

Lewis had scoring runs of 11 and 9 yards and finished with 118 rushing yards. The Rams also got a 32-yard touchdown run from Bryce Sherman.

Winston-Salem State will face Valdosta State for the Division II championship next Saturday in Florence, Ala.

Dustin Vaughan threw for 169 yards and a touchdown, Khiry Robinson ran for 137 yards and a score and Sergio Castillo hit a 29-yard field goal for the Buffs (12-3), who won three straight road games to advance to the semifinals.

Credit: The Associated Press.