Marcus Jackson’s 2-yard touchdown run with 3:48 left in the game put the Wild ahead for good in its 50-47 win over the Beef on Friday night in Omaha.
Jackson’s TD — Wichita’s fourth rushing touchdown — broke a 41-41 tie. James Chandler kicked his third field goal of the game with 1:49 remaining to pad the lead.
Jackson had two rushing touchdowns and passed for two more. Tywon Hubbard ran 16 times for 42 yards and a score.
The Wild has won two in a row after losing four to start the season. Omaha is 2-3.
W—Jackson 4 run (Chandler kick)
W—Pierce 37 pass from Jackson (kick failed)
O—Harrold 3 pass from McNear (Stoltz kick)
O—Harrison 16 pass from McNear (Stoltz kick)
W — Chandler 36 FG
O—Harrison 1 run (Stoltz kick)
W—Pierce 6 pass from Jackson (kick failed)
O—McNear 12 run (kick block)
O—Simmons 50 int. return (Stoltz kick)
W—Hubbard 3 run (Chandler kick)
W—Yarbough 5 run (Chandler kick)
W—Chandler 56 FG
O—Burrell 26 pass from McNear (Stoltz kick)
W — Jackson 2 run (pass failed)
W—Chandler 26 FG
O—Banks 7 pass from McNear