Missouri Western wins Mineral Water Bowl, 20-13

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The Missouri Western Griffon Football teams wins against the Wayne State College Wildcats in the 42nd Mineral Water Bowl.

Both teams struggled in the first-half of the game, with Western scoring the only scoring opportunity of the half with a touchdown pass from quarterback Newhart, to wide receiver,  Mead.

In the second-half, Missouri Western put on 13 more points to counter the Wildcats’ 13 points.

Three of Western’s points were scored with a 48-yard field goal by kicker Dustin Strickler, a record for the Mineral Water Bowl series. He also had 30-yard field goal.

Running Back La’Darrian Page had a 55-yard touchdown run in the third quarter to help Western win over the Wildcats.

Western’s punter, Jamie Hanson, also broke a record with a 76 yard punt from Western’s 15 yard line to WSC’s 9 yard line.

Western’s Page was named offensive player MVP and Linebacker Jacob Schoonover was defensive MVP of the game. 

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