Wichita Wild smokes Beef 50-47

04/06/2012 5:00 AM

04/07/2012 7:16 AM

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.

Wichita
13 9 19 9 — 50 Omaha 0 21 13 13 — 47

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—safety

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

Individual statistics

Rushing — Wichita, Hubbard 16-47, Jackson 9-31, Yarbough 1-5. Omaha, McNear 10-49, Harrison 4-7.

Passing — Wichita, Jackson 15-27-149-1. Omaha, McNear 19-38-181-0.

Receiving — Wichita, Pierce 4-62, Simmons 4-50, Rhodes 4-38, Hubbard 2-(-1), Riffle 1-0. Omaha, Harrison 7-91, Burrell 4-21, Banks 3-25, Barnett 2-24, Harrold 2-12, Kamara 1-8.

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