Tabor College used a burst of offense in the second half to put away Lyon College in its season-opening game Saturday in Batesville, Arkansas.
The Lyon College Scots, who were playing their first collegiate football game in 64 years, surprised the Bluejays by grabbing a 14-10 lead at halftime.
Junior Joseph Donnell and senior D’Marco Smith netted two touchdowns each, and quarterback Simon McKee tacked on a fifth in the second half to pull away.
Hillsboro High School alumni Dylan Delk and Ben Gardner made contributions on the defensive side of the ball, netting 15 combined tackles and a sack from Delk.
No. 22 Tabor has its home opener 7 p.m. Saturday against No. 12 Northwestern College.