Arrow-right Camera

TONIGHT'S EVENT:

Northwest Passages

Funding local journalism
since 2017

MAKING LIFE WORK ON YOUR TERMS

With Karen Wickre and Tess Vigeland

Sports

Linfield, Carroll win in football playoffs

Dom Forrest recovered a fumble in the Hampden-Sydney end zone to cap a 28-point scoring run and the Linfield Wildcats (11-0) rallied for a 31-21 home victory over the Tigers (9-3) on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs at McMinnville, Ore.

With the victory, the Wildcats advance to a third-round game against Wisconsin-Whitewater. The site has yet to be determined.

Linfield trailed 21-3 when Josh Hill bulled his way into the end zone from 2 yards out to make it 21-10 at the half.

Hill added a 3-yard TD run with 1:57 left in the third quarter to cut the Tigers’ lead to four.

Hill connected with Westly Meng for a 2-yard TD 5 seconds into the fourth quarter to put the Wildcats up 24-21.

Carroll College 27, Missouri Valley 3: Dustin Rinker rushed for a pair of TDs, Spokane Valley’s Connor Smith kicked two field goals and Casey Norbeck returned an interception for another score to power the host Saints (11-1) to a victory over the Vikings (9-3) in a NAIA playoff game in Helena. Carroll led 6-0 at the half on Smith’s 18-yard field goal with 9:45 left in the second and a 23-yard field goal with 2 seconds left in the half.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.

You have been successfully subscribed!
There was a problem subscribing you to the newsletter. Double check your email and try again, or email webteam@spokesman.com