ALVA, Okla. – In front of a crowd of 6,600 at homecoming at Ranger Field, the Northwestern Ranger football team made easy work of Texas College during the home opener, pounding the Steers 79-20.
Edgar Colmenares hit a 20-yard with 11:04 in the first quarter to open the scoring for Northwestern.
The Rangers scored two more times in the first quarter, six times in the second quarter and once in the third quarter and fourth quarters.
Kyle Jech completed 21-of-26 passes for six touchdowns and 246 yards. Korey Williams was his main target, catching 14 passes for 156 yards and a touchdown. Kent McDonald scored three times on three catches, tallying 43 yards and Keith Barefield Jr. scored twice on three receptions.
Williams set a school record for most receptions in a game with his 14 catches
Nate Guillory led all rushers with 121 yards on 14 carries, while Augie McCulley rushed 11 times for 85 yards. Jared Jackson racked up 64 yards on game-high 17 attempts.
Northwestern rolled up 571 yards, with 337 passing and 241 rushing. The Ranger defense held Texas College to 286 yards and -7 yards rushing.
Northwestern (1-2) heads to Rolla, Mo. for a 1 p.m. game against Missouri University of Science and Technology on Saturday, Oct. 2 for its third game with an NCAA opponent.
Sat, September 25, 2010
by Ryan Hintergardt