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Football earns win at Martin Luther

Football earns win at Martin Luther

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NEW ULM, Minn. – The football team got rushing touchdowns from Nathan Callaway, Samuel Northey, and Eric Northey and a field goal from Josh Morgan as they took a 23-14 win at Martin Luther on Saturday.

Greenville nearly outgained Martin Luther by a 2-to-1 margin as they produced 430 yards of total offense and limited Martin Luther to 241 yards.

Greenville ran for 322 yards.

The Panthers opened the scoring, jumping out to a 13-0 lead with touchdowns early in the first and second quarter by Callaway and Samuel Northey, respectively.

Martin Luther took the lead briefly, posting a touchdown at the end of the second quarter and picking up a touchdown early in the third quarter to gain a one point advantage.

Greenville regained the lead with a 23 yard field goal from Morgan with 7:13 remaining in the third quarter and extended the lead with a 10 yard touchdown run by Eric Northey with just 1:47 remaining in the game.

Callaway was Greenville’s top runner, carrying the ball 27 times for 163 yards.

Eric Northey had 75 yards on 10 attempts, and Samuel Northey posted 58 yards on five runs.

Eric Northey completed 5-of-16 passes for 108 yards and an interception.

Michael Williams caught two passes for 58 yards, and Samuel Northey posted two catches for 44 yards.

Nicholas Morrow led Greenville’s defense with 11 tackles. Cory Snyder totaled 10 tackles and an interception.

Joey Silva had 2 ½ tackles for a loss of yards. Jonathan Uperesa wrapped up two Knights behind the line of scrimmage, including one sack, and also forced a fumble.

The Panthers (3-1, 3-0 UMAC) host MacMurray on Saturday at 1 p.m.

This story was published on September 27, 2014

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