LAFAYETTE — Sam Houston scored 14 unanswered points in the fourth quarter Friday to rally for a 39-29 win over Lafayette.

Lafayette took a 29-24 lead in the third quarter on a 13-yard run by Derezz Landry.

In the fourth quarter, Sam Houston quarter Kyle Bartley found Luke Yuhasz for a 11-yard score and added a 1-yard run. Bartley completed 29 of 41 passes for 424 yards and three touchdowns. It was his third consecutive game with more than 400 passing yards. Yuhasz caught nine passes for 148 yards and two touchdowns.

Tavyen Grice led the Broncos’ ground game with 18 carries for 88 yards and caught 15 passes for 19 yards and a touchdown.

Lafayette quarterback Xan Saunier gouged the Broncos defense for 207 yards on 14 carries and a touchdown. He completed 8 of 33 passes for 176 and two touchdowns.

Sam Houston (7-2, 5-1) will close out the regular season at home on Friday against Sulphur (1-9, 0-6).

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Sam Houston39

Lafayette29

SCORE BY QUARTERS

S Houston710715 — 39

Lafayette61760 — 29

SCORING SUMMARY

S: Luke Yuhasz 26 pass from Kyle Bartley (Davis kick) 7-0

L: Chris Derousselle 66 pass from Xan Saunier (kick failed) 7-6

S: Dylan Abshire 5 run (Davis kick) 14-6

L: Saunier 76 run (Jacques Comeaux kick) 14-13

S: FG Davis 35 17-13

L: Logan Spears 10 pass from Saunier (Comeaux kick) 17-20 

L: FG Comeaux xx 17-23

S: Tavyen Grice 10 pass from Bartley (Davis kick) 24-23

L: Derezz Landry 13 run (kick failed) 24-29

S: Yuhasz 11 pass from Bartley (Yuhasz pass from Bartley) 32-29

S: Bartley 1 run (Davis kick) 39-29

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS

RUSHING — Sam Houston: Dylan Abshire 4-23, Kyle Bartley 10-25, Grice 18-88. Lafayette: Saunier 14-207, Jason Sam 5-35.

PASSING — Sam Houston: Kyle Bartley 29-41-0—424. Lafayette: Saunier 8-33-0—176.

RECEIVING — Sam Houston: Tavyen Grice 15-19, Luke Yuhasz 9-148, Abshire 3-16, Dominic Myers 1-40, Alyjah Mouton 1-29. Lafayette: Derousselle 2-66, Kavon Valliere 2-24, Gabe Navarro 1-31, Elliot Washington 1-28, Landry 1-17, Spears 1-10.