Northwest Missouri State 20, Washburn 14
Storyline: Washburn scored with 4:32 left to pull within 20-14, but No. 1 Northwest kept possession until 18 seconds remained to turn away the upset attempt.
Star of the game: Omaha North grad Zach Martin was solid again as Northwest’s QB, finishing 30 of 40 for 238 yards and one TD.
Notable: Northwest, which held a 378-217 yardage advantage, has won 13 straight meetings against the Ichabods.
Northwest Missouri (2-0) …… 2 3 7 8—20
Washburn (1-1) ………………… 0 0 7 7—14
NW: Team safety
NW: FG Brett Garner 29
NW: Shawn Bane 14 pass from Zach Martin (Garner kick)
W: Jace Williams 6 pass from Logan Twehous (Per Schmiedeler kick)
NW: Cameron Wilcox 1 run (Shane Williams run)
W: Williams 13 pass from Blake Peterson (Schmiedeler kick)
Emporia State 45, UNK 13
Storyline: Emporia QB Braxton Marstall threw two TD passes in the first 6:20, and the Hornets pulled away from there. Steve Worthing led the UNK offense by rushing for 86 yards and throwing for 95.
Star of the game: Marstall was 30 of 36 with 435 yards and four touchdowns.
Notable: UNK, which held Missouri Western to three points last week, gave up 520 yards to the Hornets.
UNK (1-1) ………………… 7 0 6 0—13
Emporia State (1-1) … 21 10 7 7—45
ES: Louis Dailey 61 pass from Braxton Marstall (Austin Morton kick)
ES: Jordan Jackson 34 pass from Marstall (Morton kick)
UNK: Thomas Russell 15 pass from Steve Worthing (Brendan Wentling kick)
ES: Dailey 15 pass from Marstall (Morton kick)
ES: Landon Nault 1 run (Morton kick)
ES: FG Morton 41
UNK: Russell 2 run (pass failed)
ES: Nault 2 run (Morton kick)
ES: Justin Brown 3 run from Marstall (Morton kick)