ADA, Okla. - Drew Wade hauled in seven passes for 111 yards and a score, while also returning a kick 88 yards for a touchdown, while Tyrus Fort racked up 16 tackles, but the Arkansas Tech Wonder Boys football team (3-7, 3-7 Great American Conference) was unable to strike last in a back-and-forth 31-30 loss at East Central (2-8, 2-8) on Saturday at Koi Ishto Stadium.

NEXT UP

The Wonder Boys close out the regular season on Saturday, November 16, facing Harding University in a 2 p.m. contest at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field.

SCORING PLAYS

ECU 7, Tech 0 - 9:28 1st quarter - Kenny Hrncir 2 yard run (Simmons kick) 12 plays, 67 yards, 5:25

Tech 7, ECU 7 - 7:43 1st quarter - Carter Burcham 31 yard pass to Drew Wade (Zizumbo kick) 6 plays, 83 yards, 1:38

Tech 10, ECU 7 - 0:26 1st quarter - Jesus Zizumbo 24 yard field goal - 13 plays, 48 yards, 5:54

ECU 14, Tech 10 - 8:53 2nd quarter - Ontario Douglas 2 yard run (Simmons kick) 15 plays, 75 yards, 6:33

ECU 21, Tech 10 - 6:40 2nd quarter - Kenny Hrncir 13 yard pass to JayQuan Lincoln (Simmons kick) 5 plays, 47 yards, 1:48

ECU 21, Tech 17 - 0:19 2nd quarter - Tanner Gaines 1 yard run (Zizumbo kick) 6 plays, 80 yards, 1:04

Tech 24, ECU 21 - 14:51 3rd quarter - Drew Wade 88 yard kickoff return (Zizumbo kick)

ECU 24, Tech 24 - 6:06 3rd quarter - Harper Simmons 26 yard field goal - 8 plays, 33 yards, 3:20

Tech 27, ECU 24 - 0:20 3rd quarter - Jesus Zizumbo 36 yard field goal - 11 plays, 51 yards, 5:46

ECU 31, Tech 27 - 13:30 4th quarter - Ontario Douglas 14 yard run (Simmons kick) 5 plays, 75 yards, 2:04

ECU 31, Tech 30 - 8:51 4th quarter - Jesus Zizumbo 42 yard field goal - 9 plays, 40 yards, 4:25

NOTABLES

ECU outgained Tech 495 to 357., including a 174-106 advantage on the ground.

Tech was penalized five times for 40 yards while ECU was penalized nine times for 73 yards.

ECU led time of possession 37:56 to 24:08.

Tech was 3-for-11 on third down while ECU was 11-of-18.

Carter Burcham was 18-of-29 passing for 251 yards and a score.

Wallace Foote led Tech with 53 rushing yards on eight carries, while Caleb BAtie added 52 yards on 11 carries.

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