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

lead.

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.