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Football punishes Westminster

Football punishes Westminster

Box Score

FULTON, Mo. -- The football team solidified its UMAC's second place standing with a 42-14 rout of Westminster on Saturday.  The Panthers were led by running back Nathan Callaway who ran the ball 32 times for 158 yards and three touchdowns.

The Panthers took an early lead, jumping out to a 14 point lead before Westminster's first scoring possession.  Greenville got a one yard touchdown run by Callaway, a safety, and a three yard touchdown run by Callaway for its first 14 points.

After Westminster cut the lead to 14-7, Greenville finished the first half scoring when Jacob Stull produced a 36 yard touchdown rush.

The teams traded touchdowns in the third quarter.  Andre Underwood opened the scoring with a 36 yard touchdown pass from Eric Northey to push the lead to 28-7.  Westminster answered with a passing touchdown to cut GC's lead to 28-14.

Greenville closed the game with two touchdowns in the fourth quarter.  Callaway produced a 19 yard rushing touchdown, and Jacob Battaglia caught a 13 yard pass from Northey.

Greenville ended with 626 yards of total offense.  In addition to Callaway's 158 yards, Stull managed 125 yards on 20 carries.

Quarterback Northey completed 9-of-12 passes for 191 yards and two touchdowns.  He also rushed 16 times for 63 yards.

Battaglia caught four passes for 83 yards.

The Panther defense was paced by Nicholas Morrow who had seven tackles.  Five tackles were for a loss of yards, including one quarterback sack.

Ralph Regalado had four tackles and an interception, along with three pass break-ups.

Jonathan Uperesa and Joey Silva had quarterback sacks.  Silva also forced a fumble recovered by T.K. Mattress.

With the win, the Panthers (7-2, 6-1 UMAC) set up a showdown with St. Scholastica on Saturday for the UMAC championship.

This story was published on November 01, 2014

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