Western wins against the Emporia Hornets

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Western recovers from the loss against Missouri Southern with a win against the Emporia Hornets, 29-6, Saturday.

Western win came from a combined front that included running backs Hodges and Hill, along with wide receiver Cedric Houston scored for a touchdown in the game.

Hill’s touchdown was the result defensive back Shane Simpson’s interception.

Kicker Brad Beckwith had three field goals to help Western win as well.

Emporia only score came from an interception by Emporia’s defensive back Travis Brook when Western’s quarterback Drew Newhart threw under pressure from Emporia’s defense. The Hornet would capitalize on that play and score a touchdown several plays later. They tried for a 2 point conversion but failed.  

This makes Western 8-2 overall and 6-2 in the MIAA conference.

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