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Football posts convincing win at Minnesota – Morris

Football posts convincing win at Minnesota – Morris


MORRIS, Minn. – After starting the season with a loss, the football team did not let the sour taste linger for long as they came up with a 44-9 win at Minnesota – Morris on Saturday. Quarterback Eric Northey accounted for four touchdowns, two rushing and two passing, in the win.

Greenville opened the game with touchdowns on its first two possessions as Eric Northey ran for a 28 yard score and Samuel Northey took seven yard pass into the end zone.

After a Minnesota – Morris touchdown, Greenville’s Michael Williams scored on a 46 yard pass from Jacob Battaglia.

Morris tacked on a field goal to make it a 20-9 game at halftime.

In the second half, Williams scored on an 11 yard pass from Eric Northey at the end of the third quarter.

The fourth quarter was all Greenville as Samuel Northey ran for a five yard score, Eric Northey rushed for a 64 yard touchdown, and Josh Morgan kicked a 23 yard field goal.

Eric Northey compiled 168 rushing yards on 15 carries and completed 11-of-17 passes for 94 yards.

Nathan Callaway ran for 85 yards on 19 attempts, and Williams had three receptions for 78 yards.

Jacob Bronars was Greenville’s top tackler as he had four solo tackles and assisted on four stops.
Joey Silva posted five solo tackles and one assisted tackle. Three of Silva’s tackles came behind the line of scrimmage, including one and a half quarterback sacks.

Matt Edler picked up an interception and returned it for 46 yards.

Bronars, Rafael Morales, and Cory Snyder all had fumble recoveries, and Lincoln Johnson totaled one and a half quarterback sacks.

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

This story was published on September 13, 2014

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