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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jason Tomlinson and Reggie Campbell each rushed for touchdowns to lead Navy to a 26-14 win over Army on Saturday in the 107th meeting of one the most storied rivalries in college sports.
Keenan Little returned an interception 40 yards for a TD late in the fourth quarter for Navy (9-3). The Midshipmen equaled their longest winning streak in the series, matching a pair of five-game winning streaks, most recently from 1959-1963. Trying to force at least a share of the CIC trophy for the first time since 1996, the Black Knights (3-9) instead ended the season on a six-game losing streak. Jeremy Trimble ran for a touchdown and tight end Tim Dunn caught a TD pass with two seconds left.
Navy needed little production from quarterback Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada - he didn't complete his first pass until 10 seconds left in the third period - to win their fourth straight game.
The Midshipmen broke the game open in the fourth after Little picked off a Carson Williams pass and scored and linebacker Tyler Tidwell sacked Williams for Navy's first safety since 1999.
Kaheaku-Enhada gave Navy a clutch first down on the go-ahead drive in the third quarter when he gained 2 yards on a fourth-and-1. Two plays later, Tomlinson took the pitch on an end-around, sprinted down the left sideline and just dipped his feet in the end zone before he was pushed out for a 14-7 lead.
Tomlinson was chosen MVP.
Army had a chance to tie it late in the third quarter with a strong drive, kept alive by a sensational diving, over-the-middle 16-yard catch by Walter Hill. Mike Viti's 10-yard run pushed the ball to the 18, but a couple of running plays went nowhere and Austin Miller missed a 34-yard field-goal attempt.
Trimble gave Army a 7-0 lead with a 41-yard touchdown run off a double reverse early in the first quarter. But Campbell's 9-yard TD run tied the score late in the quarter.
Matt Harmon kicked a 35-yard field goal in the fourth to make it 17-7.