The Wildcat Football team won their home game against Columbia Basin, a Junior College out of Tri-Cities, Wash., on Saturday, 35-7. NDSCS Head Coach Chuck Parsons took advantage of the late add to the schedule, making their overall record now 3-2.
The home squad started off slow, with just seven points in the first half but their scoring picked up in the second half. Leading the Cats to the win on the offensive end were quarterback Josh Hansana, Gwinner, N.D., with eight of 15 completed passes and a total of 136 yards, including two touchdowns. Lamont Osborn, a running back from Indianapolis, Ind., had an impressive 191 total yards, 142 of those rushing. Osborn counted for two touchdowns. JT Jurasin, Forest Lake, Minn., rushed an 18- yard touchdown and Claude Garrett, Calumet, Ill., brought in a touchdown as well.
The defensive side shut down Columbia Basin to just seven points for the game. The Cats were led by Lorenzo Mitchell, Streamwood, Ill., with a total of 17 tackles three being solo tackles.
The NDSCS football record has been pushed to 3-2. Their final home game is on this Saturday, October 13 against No. 1 nationally ranked Iowa Western Community College. Game time is set for 1 p.m. Catch the Pre-Game radio show at 12:45 p.m. on AM 1450 KBMW, or go to www.ndscs.edu/athletics/live.