State Colleges

Bearcats hold off Washburn in OT

Fourth-ranked Northwest Missouri held off No. 16 Washburn 22-19 in overtime to clinch at least a share of the MIAA title in Maryville, Mo., and extended its league winning streak to 35 regular-season games.

LaRon Council scored the winning touchdown for the Bearcats on a 1-yard run and quarterback Blake Bolles threw for 367 yards and a touchdown while rushing for another score.

Steve Ivanisevic kicked four field goals for the Ichabods, including a 32-yarder as time expired that sent the game to overtime. Washburn linebacker Zach Watkins finished with 16 tackles.

Ichabod quarterback Dane Simoneau threw for 251 yards, two interceptions and no touchdowns.

Washburn (6-3, 4-3) 6 7 0 3 3 — 0 NW Missouri (8-1, 7-0) 0 7 0 9 6 — 0

WU—Ivanisevic 22 FG

WU—Ivanisevic 47 FG

NWMSU—Tyler Shaw 28 pass from Bolles (Adolf kick),

WU—Cooper 1 run (Ivanisevic kick)

NWMSU—Safety

NWMSU—Bolles 2 run (Adolf kick)

WU—Ivanisevic 41 FG

WU—Ivanisevic 32 FG

NWMSU—Council 1 run

Individual Statistics

Rushing—Washburn, Cooper 19-53, Moore 8-43, Schoenberg 1-6, Ivanisevic 1-4, Lowe 1-4, Haug 2-(-4), Iverson 1-(-11), Simoneau 5-(-14). NW Missouri, Council 23-81, Simmons 3-8, Rhodes 1-4, Perry 2-2, Bolles 4-(-11).

Passing—Washburn, Simoneau 20-38-2-251, Team 0-1-0-0. NW Missouri, Bolles 37-50-1-367, Council 1-1-0-3.

Receiving—Washburn, Powers 8-131, Cooper 5-35, Mertz 4-57, Cole 2-20, Moore 1-8. NW Missouri, Council 10-58, Soy 9-108, Shaw 7-117, Simmons 4-16, Kilgore 3-24, Shannon 2-23, Qaoud 1-13, Rhodes 1-8, Hinchey,John 1-3.

Pittsburg State 59, Fort Hays State 41— The Gorillas bounced back from an embarrassing loss to Washburn to win a high-scoring affair in Pittsburg thanks to 406 rushing yards, including 184 yards from Terrance Isaac.

Fort Hays State quarterback and Butler product Mike Garrison finished with 255 yards passing and three touchdowns along with 94 yards rushing, including a 46-yard touchdown run to open the game's scoring.

Fort Hays State (5-4, 3-4) 13 14 0 14 — 41 Pittsburg State (5-4, 3-4) 17 14 14 14 — 59

FHSU Garrison 46 run (kick failed)

PSU Love 33 run (Witter kick)

PSU McCoy 16 run (Witter kick),

FHSU Murdock 24 pass from Garrison (Rausa kick)

PSU Witter 53 FG

FHSU Walker 1 run (Rausa kick)

PSU Smith 3 run (Witter kick)

FHSU Walker 5 run (Rausa kick)

PSU Clemons 4 pass from McCoy (Witter kick)

PSU Love 1 run (Witter kick)

PSU Burke 23 pass from McCoy (Witter kick)

PSU Ludeman 41 pass from McCoy (Witter kick)

FHSU Murdock 27 pass from Garrison (Rausa kick)

PSU McCoy 33 run (Witter kick)

FHSU Gadwood 17 pass from Garrison (Rausa)

Individual Statistics

Rushing—Fort Hays State, Walker 17-98, Garrison 12-94, Irvin 1-(-2), Team 1-(-10). Pittsburg State, Isaac 24-184, McCoy 10-79, Smith 6-42, Love 4-41, Spradling 6-32, Clemons 7-30, Dickey 1-(-1), Team 1-(-1).

Passing—Fort Hays State, Garrison 17-24-255-0. Pittsburg State, McCoy 8-11-144-0.

Receiving—Fort Hays State, Murdock,O.J. 5-98, Gadwood 4-75, Smith 3-19, Scales 2-47, Walker 2-19, Kinard 1-(-3). Pittsburg State, Ludeman 2-77, Isaac 2-5, Thomas 1-36, Burke 1-23, Clemons 1-4, Dickey 1-(-1).

Emporia State 30, Truman State 24 (OT) —Kevin Smart led the Hornets with 206 rushing yards and two touchdowns — including the game-winner in overtime — as Emporia State picked up its first MIAA win of the year at Kirksville, Mo. The victory snapped a 15-game road losing streak in league play for the Hornets.

Emporia State (2-7, 1-6) 3 6 12 3 6 — 30 Truman State (1-8, 0-7) 7 2 7 8 0 — 24

E— Andrews 22 field goal

T— Coker 48 punt return (Masucci kick)

E— McEvoy 18 pass from Sloan El (kick failed)

T— Byrd PAT return

E— Mirocke 41 pass from Sloan El (kick failed)

T— Emokpae 17 run (Masucci kick)

E— Smart 3 run (rush failed)

T— Emokpae 2 run (Emokpae rush)

E— Andrews 26 field goal

E— Smart 5 run

Rushing — Emporia State, Smart 30-206, Sloan El 13-85, Smith 9-62, Page 7-12, Abner 1-10; Truman State, Emokpae 23-117, Davis 9-37, Harvey 3-27, Beranrd 7-25, Roberts 6-12, Ayora 1-5.

Passing — Emporia State, SloanEl 11-22-121-0, Eckenrode 1-2-7-0, Smart 0-1-0-0, Smith 1-1-12-0; Truman State, Davis 7-17-68-2, Roberts 1-2-0-1.

Receiving — Emporia State, Page 3-14, McEvoy 2-25, Schiltz 2-16, Mirocke 1-41, Richardson 1-27, Smart 1-7, Coursen 1-5, Murphy 1-5, Abner 1-0; Truman State, Brunette 3-49, Emokpae 2-14, Kenney 2-(-2), Coker 1-7.

No. 4 Butler 54, Highland 3 — Dontel Watkins caught six passes for 100 yards and a touchdown and also took a kickoff back for a score as the Grizzlies rolled on the road in their last game before a Jayhawk showdown with undefeated, No. 3 Fort Scott next Saturday at Fort Scott.

Butler (7-1, 6-0) 30 14 3 7 — 54 Highland (0-8, 0-5) 0 0 0 3 — 3

B — Watkins 13 pass from Dausin (Ortiz kick)

B — safety

B — Watkins 65 kickoff return (Ortiz kick)

B — Renderson 14 run (Ortiz kick)

B — Maddox 3 run (Ortiz kick)

B — Renderson 1 run (Ortiz kick)

B — Soft 11 pass from Dausin (Ortiz kick)

B — FG Ortiz 37

B — Wilson 1 run (Ortiz kick)

H — FG King 34

Individual Statistics

Rushing — Butler, Renderson 6-90, Wilson 17-84, Jacques 12-77, Maddox 11-16, Brizil 5-37, Mills 2-6, Demps 2-2, Kindel 1-0, Dausin 2-(-7). Highland, Bauman 11-16, Austin 5-3, Wallenborn 3-(-2), Johnson 1-(-2).

Passing — Butler, Dausin 20-25-295-1, Cherryholmes 0-3-0-0. Highland, Wallenborn 17-40-203-0, Robinson 0-2-0.

Receiving — Butler, Watkins 6-100, Soft 3-42, Freeman 3-38, Demps 2-67, Davis 2-15, Voelker 1-11, Kennard 1-9, Sankey 1-8, Milo 1-5. Highland, Johnson 7-95, Lorg 6-74, Myers 2-15, Austin 1-13, Barton 1-6.

No. 8 Ottawa 54, Saint Mary 13 — Quarterback Ethan Haller broke both the single season and career passing records for the Braves as Ottawa improved to 8-0 with a rout at Leavenworth.

Haller threw for 379 yards and three touchdowns in the win to give him 2,882 yards this season. Saturday's outing also pushed Haller's career total to 5,803, breaking the mark of 5,606 set by Eddie Buzzell in 1965.

Wichita Southeast product Clarence Anderson finished with six catches for 139 yards and a touchdown. Anderson leads the nation with 216.3 all-purpose yards per game and needs 172 yards to break the single-season school record for receiving yards.

Ottawa (7-0, 6-0) 19 7 22 6 — 54 Saint Mary (2-5, 2-4) 7 0 0 6 — 13

O— Otto 21 run (kick failed)

SM— Walburn 81 pass from Robles (Schattle kick)

O— Haller 1 run (Wieder kick)

O— Otto 5 pass from Haller (kick failed)

O— Erwin 44 interception (Hall kick)

O— Otto 34 pass from Haller (Hall kick)

O— Anderson 13 pass from Haller (Schultz run)

O— Wickley 3 run (Hall kick)

SM— Joly 9 run (run failed)

O— Baer 17 run (kick failed)

Rushing — Ottawa, Baer 7-58, Otto 11-54, Tucker 5-12, Krug 1-12, Wickley 1-3, Anderson 1-3, Haller 1-1; Saint Mary, Jones 13-37, Ridley 3-31, Joly 10-30, Walsh 4-22, Robles 1-(-16).

Passing — Ottawa, Haller 21-34-379-1, Krug 1-2-4-0; Saint Mary, Robles 21-41-329-4, Joly 8-14-91-0.

Receiving — Ottawa, Anderson 6-139, Otto 6-95, Schultz 3-40, Burnett 2-59, Baer 2-24, Schultz 2-21, Tucker 1-5; Saint Mary, Walburn 7-162, Wallin 7-107, Willie 5-57, Richter 4-39, Brooks 2-14, Anderson 2-12, Jones 1-20, Weatherly 1-9.

No. 17 McPherson 48, Southwestern 7 — Aaron Lafitte ran for 96 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Bulldogs to a rout of visiting Southwestern and help McPherson stay in the race for a KCAC title and an NAIA playoff berth.

Southwestern (1-6, 1-5) 7 0 0 0 — 7 McPherson (6-1, 5-1) 6 14 14 14 — 48

S—Evans 12 run (Ledy kick)

M—Bohanon 35 pass from Mascarenas (Eason kick)

M—Lafitte 1 run (run failed)

M—Lafitte 22 run (Middleton pass from Mascarenas)

M—Skinner 7 pass from Mascarenas (Eason kick)

M—Lafitte 6 run (Eason kick)

M—Lafitte 1 run (Eason kick)

M—German 9 run (Eason kick)

Rushing — Southwestern, Evans 28-79, Myers 2-0, Barrett 7-(-41); McPherson, Lafitte 22-96, German 7-25, Smith 4-20, Skinner 2-3, Mascarenas 1-1.

Passing — Southwestern, Barrett 9-26-92-3, VenJohn 1-2-8-1; McPherson, Mascarenas 18-37-200-1, Ozbun 1-3-24-0.

Receiving — Southwestern, Fowler 4-21, Schaefer 3-49, Wyrick 2-22, Hilker 1-8; McPherson, Harrison 5-54, Lafitte 4-45, White 4-31, Skinner 3-21, Bohanon 2-49, Brown 1-24.

Sterling 28, Kansas Wesleyan 18 — Rashard Colquitt rushed for a pair of touchdowns for the Warriors at Sterling.

Kansas Wesleyan (4-3, 3-3) 0 10 0 8 — 18 Sterling (4-4, 3-3) 7 0 14 7 — 28

S— Colquitt 1 run (Dunn kick)

W— McKeon 40 field goal

W— Webster 1 run (McKeon kick)

S— Bell 30 field goal recovery (Dunn kick)

S— Garcia 3 run (Dunn kick)

W— Cooper 2 run (Cooper run)

S— Colquitt 7 run (Dunn kick)

Rushing — Kansas Wesleyan, Winship 19-43, Webster 15-33, Cooper 3-11, Ham 1-8, Burch 2-3; Sterling, Colquitt 18-48, Garcia 9-47, Burbank 5-(-18), Wray 7-31, Frank 1-29, Team 2-(-3).

Passing — Kansas Wesleyan, Webster 12-27-255-2; Sterling, Burbank 8-10-56-0, Garcia 3-1-26-0.

Receiving — Kansas Wesleyan, Engelberg 7-133, Ham 3-62, Hall 1-19, Berry 3-14, Alsobrook 1-13, Thrush 1-9, Winship 1-5; Sterling, Colquitt 3-34, Garcia 3-31, McEachern 2-9, Dunbar 1-8.

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