PLAINVIEW, Texas – RaQuon Washington tied his season-high in touchdowns with four as the Langston Lions rolled past Wayland Baptist 50-0 on Saturday afternoon in Sooner Athletic Conference action.
Washington picked up where he left off last week, scoring on a one-yard touchdown run on Langston’s opening possession. The Lions managed to tack on a 22-yard field goal from Hunter Elliott on their following possession to lead 9-0 after one quarter of play.
Langston’s defense managed to get in the scoring action when Malcolm Johnson returned an interception 60 yards to pay dirt. Washington closed out the half with a 24-yard touchdown pass to Travis Romar as the Lions held a 22-0 advantage at halftime.
The Lions racked up two touchdowns through the air in the third quarter. The first came on a 20-yard pass from Washington to John Louis and the second was a five-yard pass from Washington to Tahj Davidson. Langston’s final score came at the 5:03 mark in the fourth when Steveland Williams scored on a 24-yard run.
The victory marks Langston’s seventh straight victory over Wayland Baptist. The Lions have never lost to the Pioneers in their history. Currently, Langston remains tied atop the Sooner Athletic Conference standings with Ottawa-Arizona and Texas Wesleyan.
Washington finished nine-of-18 for 98 yards and three touchdowns; the southpaw quarterback also tallied 92 yards and one touchdown on the ground.
Dorian Williams led Langston with six solo tackles, two assisted tackles and one pass breakup. Devin Dourisseau was right behind him with five solo tackles, two assisted tackles, 1/2 sack, one fumble recovery and one pass breakup.
Langston (3-0, 3-0 SAC) returns home to face Arkansas Baptist on Saturday, Sept. 25. Kickoff is set for 6 p.m.