The 22nd ranked Wayne State Wildcats opened up Northern Sun conference play with a rout of Minnesota-Crookston 68-6 moving to 2-0 on the season.
The Wildcats finished with 528 yards in the game while holding Minnesota, Crookston to just 140. WSC had 230 yards rushing and 298 yards passing while UMC had just 50 yards on the ground and 90 passing.
Sophomore quarterback Cyle Schultz completed 14 of 19 passes for 252 yards and four touchdowns. Mario Melvin was the top rusher for the Wildcats with 49 yards on 13 carries followed by 45 yards on five attempts by Eric Meyer. Frederick Bruno had a game-high six receptions for 108 yards and two scores to lead WSC receivers and added the 75-yard kickoff return for a third score.
Defensively, Papillion-LaVista junior defensive end Richard Daniel had a team-high eight tackles with 3.5 tackles fro minus six yards. Drew Molacek and Ben Perry each had interceptions while Alex Marquez and Tyler McKeown had fumble recoveries as WSC forced Minnesota, Crookston into four turnovers on the day.