HELENA — Devan Bridgewater threw for three touchdowns, and Carroll College ran for 307 yards and four touchdowns in a 54-26 win over MSU-Northern Saturday at Nelson Stadium. (Stats)
Bridgewater threw TD strikes to Shane Sipes and Tony Collins in the first quarter, and the Saints never trailed in the homecoming victory that lifted their record to 2-1.
The redshirt freshman quarterback completed 11 of 20 passes for 173 yards.
Matthew Burgess rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown. Major Ali scored two TDs on the ground, and Griphen Le scored one.
Brenden Medina passed for 389 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Lights. He was picked off twice.
Marvin Williams Jr. caught eight passes for 123 yards and three scores. Bryce Bumbgardner racked up seven receptions for 88 yards and a score.
Matt Kvech registered 10 tackles to lead the Carroll defense. Butte Central graduate Nate McGree got in on six tackles, including two for a loss. The junior linebacker also broke up a pass.
The Saints hit the road next week to take on Southern Oregon in Ashland, Oregon. MSU-Northern (1-3 overall, 0-3 Frontier) play host to Montana Tech.