Scores

Final

Cal Poly 52

(2-1, 2-0 away)

Northwestern St 18

(2-2, 2-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

Turpin Stadium, Natchitoches, LA

1 2 3 4 T
CP 14 14 17 752
NWST 0 10 8 018

Top Performers

Passing: J. Dally (CP) - 224 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Noble (CP) - 8 CAR, 118 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: R. Barden (CP) - 9 REC, 176 YDS, 1 TD

Cal Poly-SLO 52, Northwestern St. 18

Associated Press

NATCHITOCHES, La. -- Jonathan Daily threw for 224 yards and accounted for four touchdowns and James Noble ran for 118 yards on eight carries and a score to help Cal Poly beat Northwestern State 52-18 on Saturday night.

Cal Poly (2-1) took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter when Daily scored on a 2-yard run and threw a 4-yard touchdown to Ramses Barden, who finished with nine catches for 176 yards. Daily also ran for 33 yards on six carries.

Byron Lawrence scored on a 5-yard run to cut the lead to 14-7, but Northwestern State (2-2) couldn't draw closer. Daily connected with Tredale Tolver for a 45-yard touchdown and Noble scored on a 33-yard run to push Cal Poly's lead to 28-7 in the second quarter.

Ryan Mole, who had 51 yards on eight carries, scored on a 4-yard run in the third for Cal Poly.

John Hundley, who completed 13-of-30 passes, threw for 213 yards and a touchdown for Northwestern State. Byron Lawrence ran for 62 yards on 11 carries.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CP
NWST
1st Downs1719
Total Yards470351
Passing224213
Rushing246138
Penalties5-357-45
3rd Down Conversions4-95-16
4th Down Conversions0-11-3
Turnovers00
Possession28:1231:48

Passing Leaders

Cal PolyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dally11/1722413.220
Northwestern StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hundley13/302137.110

Rushing Leaders

Cal PolyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Noble811814.8145
Mole8516.4122
Northwestern StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lawrence11625.6111
Hundley20492.5016

Receiving Leaders

Cal PolyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barden917619.6144
Tolver14545.0145
Northwestern StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McKee36722.3040
Varnado45112.8125

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCPNWST
TD12:55Jonathan Dally 2 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 70
TD01:27Ramses Barden 4 Yd Pass From Jonathan Dally (Andrew Gardner Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERCPNWST
TD11:56Byron Lawrence 5 Yd Run (Robert Weeks Kick) 147
TD08:47Tredale Tolver 45 Yd Pass From Jonathan Dally (Andrew Gardner Kick) 217
TD05:21James Noble 33 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 287
FG00:42Robert Weeks 25 Yd 2810
THIRD QUARTERCPNWST
TD11:38Ryan Mole 4 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 3510
TD09:49Adam Varnado 25 Yd Pass From John Hundley (Gary Riggs Run For Two-Point Conversion) 3518
FG03:30Andrew Gardner 22 Yd 3818
TD00:03Jonathan Dally 1 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 4518
FOURTH QUARTERCPNWST
TD11:41Jono Grayson 7 Yd Run (Andrew Gardner Kick) 5218