WATERVILLE — The Colby College football team racked up 531 yards of total offense to earn its third-straight victory, beating Tufts University 37-0 in a New England Small College Athletic Conference game Saturday at Seaverns Field at Harold Alfond Stadium.

The Mules improve to 4-3 and play at Bowdoin next week. The Mules can win the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin title with a win.

Sophomore quarterback Justin Ciero threw for 218 yards and three touchdowns for Colby. He also rushed for 138 yards on 11 carries. Cony High School graduate Luke Dunklee had 12 catches for 162 yards and two touchdowns, while first-year running back Carl Lipani rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown.

Colby has outscored its opponents 95-18 during its three-game winning streak. The Mules posted their first shutout since beating Bowdoin 17-0 in the season finale last year.

Bates 17, Bowdoin 10: The Bobcats rushed for 240 yards on their way to a win over the Polar Bears in Lewiston.

For Bates (3-4), junior quarterback Matt Cannone completed 10 of 12 passes for 102 yards. He also rushed 17 times for 72 yards. Ryan Curit rushed 18 times for 74 yards for the Bobcats.

For Bowdoin (2-5), junior quarterback Mac Caputi competed 16 of 28 passes for 123 yards and threw two interceptions. He also ran for a 3-yard touchdown. Tailback Zach Donarumma rushed for 108 yards and became the fifth player in school history to run for 2,000 career yards.

Salve Regina 42, Maine Maritime 8: Dan Buonocore rushed for 136 yards and Steven Wilken completed 21 of 31 passes for 347 yards in a win in Castine.

Billy Wetherbee rushed 27 times for 127 yards for MMA (1-6, 1-4 in the New England Football Conference). Michael Fahey added 43 yards rushing, while Lawrence graduate Josh Doolan caught three passes for 44 yards, including a 21-yard touchdown.

Matthew Traynor caught seven passes for 146 yards for Salve Regina (6-2, 5-0).

Husson 39, SUNY-Maritime 17: Ryan Dorso rushed eight times for 84 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Eagles won their fifth game of the season, in Bangor.

Husson (5-3) fell behind 7-0 and 14-7, but scored five straight touchdowns to earn the win.

Shabashe McIntosh added two touchdowns for the Eagles, including a 91-yard kickoff return. Bryon Jackson also scored a rushing touchdown for Husson.

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