October 2, 2011 in Sports

Roundup: Taylor’s big day on ground leads CWU to win

 

Levi Taylor, a 2010 Lewis and Clark HS graduate, ran for a career-high 153 yards and a touchdown to guide Central Washington to its first win, a 37-17 rout of Simon Fraser in a Great Northwest Athletic Conference football game in Ellensburg.

Taylor, who carried the ball 20 times, scored on a 14-yard run that put the Wildcats ahead 14-3 midway through the second quarter.

CWU displayed its dominance in the first half, scoring on its first four possessions and taking a 31-3 lead into halftime.

The Wildcats, who host Western Oregon next Saturday, improved to 1-3 overall and 1-2 in conference games.

Carroll 37, Montana State-Northern 17: Carroll scored 17 unanswered third-quarter points and cruised to a 37-17 win over Montana State-Northern in Helena.

Dustin Rinker ran for 93 yards and two touchdowns and Dane Broadhead threw for two touchdowns to guide the Saints (4-1). Carroll plays at Dickinson State next Saturday.

Pacific Lutheran 21, Puget Sound 7: The Lutes’ defense stymied the Loggers and PLU (2-1, 1-0) beat UPS (0-1, 0-4) in a Northwest Conference game played Puyallup, Wash. The win was the 23rd for Pacific Lutheran in its last 24 games against Puget Sound.


Thoughts and opinions on this story? Click here to comment >>

Get stories like this in a free daily email