Northwood batters Cedar Ridge in Big Eight play

Oct. 04, 2013 @ 10:50 PM

Northwood earned its first Big Eight 3A Conference win with a 79-28 blowout win at winless Cedar Ridge.

The Chargers’ defense recovered five Cedar Ridge (0-6, 0-2) fumbles and intercepted Red Wolves’ quarterback Peyton Pappas once. Defensive lineman Jay Williams and linebacker Trent Cline returned fumbles for Northwood (5-1, 1-1) touchdowns. 

Northwood was equally dominating on the other side of the ball. The Chargers averaged 7.65 yards per play, gaining 612 yards of offense for the game.

Quarterback Ti Pinnix had touchdown throws of 50, 25, and 19 yards and gained 342 passing yards on the night before being relieved in the fourth quarter. Receiver Jalen Smith led the team with 120 yards and two touchdowns on eight catches.

Chargers running back Montel Goods led the ground attack with 155 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns.

The officials used a running clock late in the game as Northwood exploded for 24 points in the fourth quarter.

 

Northwood 79, Cedar Ridge 28

Northwood |21|27 |7|24—79

Cedar Ridge |7|14|0|7—28

 

First Quarter

 NW—John Atwater 15 pass from Ti Pinnix (Jonathan Pena kick), 11:42

CR—Julius Walton 3 rush (Brandon Phares kick), 7:09

NW—Montel Goods 1 rush (Pena kick), 2:22

NW—Jalen Smith 25 pass from Pinnix (Pena kick), 1:52

Second Quarter

NW—Goods 32 rush (Pena kick), 11:16

 CR—Marquez Hunter 51 pass from Peyton Pappas (Phares kick), 10:50

NW—Smith 50 pass from Pinnix (Pena kick), 10:35

NW—Pena 34 field goal, 2:57

NW—Trent Cline 33 fumble return (Pena kick), 2:41

CR—Pappas 8 run (Phares kick), 1:07

NW—Pena 32 field goal, 0:00

Third Quarter

 NW—Goods 2 rush (Pena kick), 5:42

Fourth Quarter

NW— Pena 39 field goal, 11:07

CR—Hunter 20 pass from Pappas (Phares kick),7:53

NW—Kenton Edwards 29  pass from Jacob Fowler (Pena kick), 5:30 

NW—Jay Williams 16 fumble return (Pena kick), 5:20

NW—Edwards 19 rush (Pena kick), 1:40

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

PASSING—Northwood, Ti Pinnix 27-42-0-349, Jacob Fowler 3-5-0-46. Cedar Ridge, Peyton Pappas 14-24-1-231.

RUSHING—Northwood, Montel Goods 26-155, Pinnix 5-29, Kenton Edwards 1-19. Fowler 1-14. Cedar Ridge, Julius Walton 13-71, Pappas 10-(minus 17), Marquez Hunter 2-10, Dahnte Scott 2-7.

RECEIVING—Northwood, Jalen Smith 8-120, Goods 5-20, Imoh Udoh 5-80, Fowler 2-44, Brian Harrington 1-20, Spencer Roberson 3-38, John Atwater 1-15, Edwards 3-37, Jared Worley 1-6. Cedar Ridge, Chris McKoy 3-27, Hunter 4-136, Matt Murty 2-24, , Jonathan Hall 3-29, Walton 2-15.