Scores

Final

Northwestern St 35

(5-4, 4-1 Southland)

SE Louisiana 16

(2-7, 1-4 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Strawberry Stadium, Hammond, LA

1 2 3 4 T
NWST 21 7 7 035
SELA 0 9 0 716

Top Performers

Passing: P. Harris (LT) - 271 YDS, 4 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: S. Fairley (SELA) - 24 CAR, 68 YDS

Receiving: B. Collins (SELA) - 4 REC, 106 YDS, 1 TD

Northwestern St. 35, SE Louisiana 16

Associated Press

HAMMOND, La. -- Paul Harris tied a career high with four touchdown passes as Northwestern State defeated Southeastern Louisiana in Southland Conference action on Saturday night.

The Demons (5-4, 4-1) jumped out to a 21-0 lead in the first quarter after Harris completed touchdown passes of 4, 3 and 1 yards to Tucker Nims, Jake Bryan and Bradley Brown, respectively.

Harris threw his fourth touchdown pass to Justin Aldredge on a 33-yard completion with 27 seconds left before the half. Harris completed passes to 11 different receivers.

Seth Sebastian kicked field goals of 24, 47 and 31 yards to pull the Lions (2-7, 1-4) to within 19 points, 28-9, at halftime.

Northwestern State extended its lead to 35-9 in the third after a 58-yard interception return for a score by Cortez Paige.

The Lions scored on a 58-yard touchdown pass from Brian Young to Brandon Collins with 6:59 left in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NWST
SELA
1st Downs2321
Total Yards469355
Passing328266
Rushing14189
Penalties8-805-48
3rd Down Conversions7-156-17
4th Down Conversions1-20-3
Turnovers33
Possession31:5828:02

Passing Leaders

Northwestern StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Harris20/292719.342
Southeastern LouisianaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Young17/312247.213

Rushing Leaders

Northwestern StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Palmer7385.4017
Morris9343.8015
Southeastern LouisianaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Fairley24682.807
Beatty7223.1016

Receiving Leaders

Northwestern StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harvey48220.5041
Aldredge46215.5133
Southeastern LouisianaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Collins410626.5158
Cryer8668.3024

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNWSTSELA
TD08:14Tucker Nims 4 Yd Pass From Paul Harris (John Shaughnessy Kick) 70
TD04:46Jake Bryan 3 Yd Pass From Paul Harris (John Shaughnessy Kick) 140
TD00:12Bradley Brown 1 Yd Pass From Paul Harris (John Shaughnessy Kick) 210
SECOND QUARTERNWSTSELA
FG03:09Seth Sebastian 24 Yd 213
FG01:47Seth Sebastian 47 Yd 216
TD00:27Justin Aldredge 33 Yd Pass From Paul Harris (John Shaughnessy Kick) 286
FG00:00Seth Sebastian 31 Yd 289
THIRD QUARTERNWSTSELA
TD08:43Cortez Paige 58 Yd Interception Return (John Shaughnessy Kick) 359
FOURTH QUARTERNWSTSELA
TD06:59Brandon Collins 58 Yd Pass From Brian Young (Seth Sebastian Kick) 3516