RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — Southeastern Oklahoma State forced a pair of fourth-quarter turnovers and turned them into touchdowns to send the game to overtime but could not catch another break as it fell to Arkansas Tech in the extra frame, 37-34, in Great American Conference action on Saturday afternoon.

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. — Southeastern Oklahoma State forced a pair of fourth-quarter turnovers and turned them into touchdowns to send the game to overtime but could not catch another break as it fell to Arkansas Tech in the extra frame, 37-34, in Great American Conference action on Saturday afternoon.


The Savage Storm (2-8, 2-7) found itself buried in a 14-point hole when it took possession with 9:18 to play.


Southeastern took that drive 72 yards thanks to a pair of fourth-down conversions and punched it in when Nick Sioson hit Tiquarrio Combs for a 19-yard touchdown pass that cut the deficit to 34-27 with 5:39 to play.


The Wonder Boys had not committed a turnover until the first play of the ensuing drive when Coby Ragsdale stripped Ketrich Harmon and Jacobi Crowley fell on the ball at the Tech 24-yard line.


Xavier Smith hauled in a TD pass from six yards out to knot the game at 34.


On the ensuing drive the Wonder Boys had first-and-goal at the five-yard line with less than 1:30 to play but a bad snap was recovered by Chad Tucker to give possession to the Storm.


Arkansas Tech got the ball back but Raheem Wilson picked off a Hail Mary at the two yard line as time expired to send the game to overtime.


The Storm was unable to pick up a first down on their OT possession and forced to attempt a 40-yard field goal, which missed wide left.


Arkansas Tech was also held without a first down but Randy Velazquez connected on his attempt from 38 yards away to give the Wonder Boys the win.


Southeastern got on the board first with a Devlon Wortham one-yard TD run and Arkansas Tech answered on the ensuing drive for a 7-6 lead.


The Storm regained the lead just over two minutes later when Sioson hit Anthony Foster for a 21-yard TD pass.


Arkansas Tech scored first in the second quarter for a one-point advantage before Wortham’s 18-yard run gave SOSU a 20-14 lead with 9:25 to play in the half.


Velazquez kicked field goals from 31 and 24 yards, the last as time expired on the half to knot the game at 20.


Harmon had the only touchdown of the third quarter and extended Arkansas Tech’s lead to 14 points with 9:27 to play in the game.


Sioson finished 28-of-51 passing for 326 yards and three touchdowns.


Foster finishing with 107 yards and a TD to lead the receiving corps while Kaymon Farmer added 72 yards. Wortham picked up 76 yards on 21 carries with a pair of touchdowns.


Tucker and Zach Smith each had double-digit tackles, with Tucker turning in 13 and Smith 10.


The Storm will host arch-rival East Central at 2 p.m. on Saturday at Paul Laird Field to close out the season.