Northwestern St. 51, SE Louisiana 17
Brad Henderson threw for two touchdowns and D.J. Palmer added
one on the ground as Northwestern State dominated Southeastern
Louisiana 51-17 on Saturday night.
Palmer broke off an 82-yard touchdown run to give Northwestern
State (3-3, 2-1 Southland Conference) a 17-0 lead with less than
five minutes gone in the first quarter. Palmer finished with 102
yards on 15 carries.
Northwestern State continued their first-quarter scoring surge,
as Henderson completed a 28-yard pass to Rumeall Morris for a 24-3
Henderson, who finished with 149 yards on 12-of-23 passing,
connected with Justin Aldredge from 37 yards out for his second
touchdown of the day midway through the third quarter, giving
Northwestern State a 41-3 lead.
Brian Young led Southeastern Louisiana (1-4, 0-2), tallying 355
passing yards and two touchdowns but threw four interceptions.
The Lions have lost nine straight conference games dating back
to last season.