Final: Wisner-Pilger/Dodge-Howells defeats Wakefield/Wayne 9-1 to improve to 11-6 on the season while W/W is now 17-18 overall. Wakefield will face Stanton at 5 p.m. Sunday for an elimination game.

Morningside Advances To NAIA Football Semis

Posted: 26 November, 2012

SIOUX CITY (KTCH/KCTY) - Morningside College advanced to the semifinal round of the NAIA national football playoffs with a 47-44 overtime win over Southern Oregon in Sioux City on Saturday. Wakefield native and quarterback Joel Nixon had a standout day, completing 28 of 42 passes for 346 yards and four touchdowns with just one interception. Nixon also carried the ball 20 times for 106 yards and a score. Defensively, Wakefield’s Colby Henderson tallied 11 total tackles, including nine solo, and an interception. The 12-0 Mustangs will host the defending national champions St. Xavier in the semifinals this Saturday.

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