#1 Northwest Missouri State Avoids Washburn Upset Attempt

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)

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