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Published: Monday, Sept. 23, 2013 1:25 a.m. CDT

Bearcats roll

HAYS, Kan. — Northwest Missouri State scored six first-half touchdowns in a 49-14 win on the road against Fort Hays State in MIAA play on Saturday evening.

Trevor Adams completed 13 of 15 passes for 162 yards and two touchdowns as the Bearcats outscored the Tigers 28-0 in the second quarter to lead 42-7 at halftime.

Richard Burton ran for 95 yards while Billy Creason had just 26 yards, but three touchdowns for the Bearcats. Brady Bolles also saw some time at quarterback for the Bearcats, after leading Northwest in the come-from-behind win over Central Missouri last week. Bolles was 6 for 12 for 72 yards and one touchdown.

The Bearcats (3-0 overall, 2-0 MIAA) had 519 yards of total offense. Defensive end Collin Bevins of Creston had one tackle for the Bearcats.

Mustangs sail

SIOUX CENTER — Top-ranked Morningside (4-0, NAIA) dominated Dordt Saturday, 79-14.

The Mustangs passed for six touchdowns and rushed for five more. Ryan Kasdorf was 14-of-20 passing for 282 yards and four touchdowns against Dordt (1-3).

Morningside’s 79 points was its highest output since it drubbed Western Union College 79-0 during the 1933 season.

Sophomore Alan Smith of Creston caught a 31-yard touchdown pass from Caleb Kluender in the third quarter.

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