Duke DeGaetano ran for 159 yards and a score on 46 carries and Whitworth’s defense shined in windy and rainy conditions in a 24-7 Northwest Conference win over Puget Sound Saturday at Baker Stadium in Tacoma.
The Pirates racked up seven sacks, six coming in the second half, and stopped the Loggers (2-2, 1-1) on all 14 third-down attempts and both fourth-down attempts. Puget Sound was limited to 196 yards of total offense.
Whitworth quarterback Ian Kolste added a rushing score and a passing touchdown. The Pirates (5-0, 2-0) host NWC foe Pacific Lutheran at 1 p.m. Saturday.
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