S. Utah 45, N.M Highlands 23

Brad Sorensen threw three touchdown passes to Fatu Moala and

Brian Wilson rushed for 140 yards as Southern Utah pulled away in

the second half for a 45-23 victory against New Mexico Highlands on

Saturday night.

Sorensen’s third TD pass to Moala, a 5-yarder, and Miles

Killebrew’s 49-yard fumble return for a touchdown gave the

Thunderbirds (1-2) breathing room after they led 21-20 at

halftime.

Emmanuel Lewis threw for 311 yards and Darius Davis caught nine

passes for 173 yards and a TD for the Cowboys (2-1), a Division II

squad.

Sorensen completed 20 of 35 passes. He was intercepted

twice.

Moala had eight receptions for 74 yards.