Northwestern St. wins wild finish 49-47 over Incarnate Word


SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Eddie Godina kicked a 32-yard field goal on the final play and Northwestern State won its first game of the spring season in its season finale 49-47 over Incarnate Word. Bryce Rivers passed for 477 yards and three touchdowns, Scooter Adams ran for 208 yards and three touchdowns, and Javon Antonio had 11 catches for 192 yards and two touchdowns for the Demons. Rivers connected with Antonio on a 14-yard TD pass that gave Northwestern State a 40-37 lead with 7:22 left and on a 31-yard pass that preceded Godina’s game-winning kick. Cameron Ward passed for 431 yards and two touchdowns, Kevin Brown ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns, and Robert Ferrel had seven catches for 144 yards and a touchdown for the Cardinals.