Northwestern jumps out to 35-7 lead against Jets, but coach Seth Whiting says more focus is needed next Friday against Mechanicsburg.
SPRINGFIELD — Northwestern had little problem moving the ball against Northeastern in a nonconference game that was played on Saturday night after Friday’s thunderstorm. The Warriors rushed for 206 yards and ran for 126 in a 37-20 win.
But head coach Seth Whiting says a tougher challenge awaits the Warriors in week three. Mechanicsburg, an 8-2 team a year ago that played eventual Div. 6 state champion Minster to a one-point overtime loss in the playoffs, looms on Northwestern’s schedule. The Warriors (2-0) travel there next Friday to take on an Indians team that has dominated its first two opponents. [Read more…]