Northwestern St. defeats Texas A&M Commerce 30-14

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP)—Josh Daniels and Gary Riggs scored touchdowns off turnovers to lead Northwestern State to a 30-14 victory over Texas A&M Commerce on Saturday.

Daniels recovered a fumble in the end zone in the second quarter and Riggs had a 29-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter to help the Demons (1-0) shake the Lions (0-1).

Texas A&M Commerce quarterback Terry Mayo threw for 279 yards and hit Willie Thornton on touchdown passes of 65 and 48 yards. Thornton finished with five catches for 141 yards.

Quarterback John Hundley accounted for Northwestern State’s two offensive touchdowns, scoring on 4-yard run and connecting with Dudley Guice on a 6-yard scoring pass.