New Mexico State at New Mexico

New Mexico dominates New Mexico St. 66-17

Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Kasey Carrier rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns to lead New Mexico to a 66-17 victory Saturday over rival New Mexico State.

Five different Lobos scored on the ground while Carlos Wiggins added a touchdown catch and took a kickoff back for another score as New Mexico (2-3) equaled its highest point total in the series with the Aggies (0-6).

Carrier finished with 126 yards on 14 carries, and Lobos quarterback Cole Gautsche added 127 yards on 12 carries with one touchdown rushing and one passing.

Demarcus Rogers, Crusoe Gongbay and Jhurell Pressley also added scoring runs for the Lobos (2-3), who finished with 541 yards on the ground.

Brandon Betancourt led the Aggies with 139 yards on 23 carries, but he lost a fumble. New Mexico State quarterback Andrew McDonald ran for one score and threw for another while going 19 of 33 for 262 yards and two interceptions.

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Scoring Summary
NMEXKasey Carrier 1 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXKasey Carrier 1 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXKasey Carrier 11 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXSTAdam Shapiro 4 yd run (Maxwell Johnson kick)
NMEXCarlos Wiggins 100 yd kick return (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXDemarcus Rogers 16 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXSTAndrew McDonald 1 yd run (Maxwell Johnson kick)
NMEXCrusoe Gongbay 1 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXJustus Adams 33 yd FG
NMEXCarlos Wiggins 33 yd pass from Cole Gautsche (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXSTMaxwell Johnson 38 yd FG
NMEXCole Gautsche 15 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
NMEXJhurell Pressley 29 yd run (Justus Adams kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1924
Third Down Efficiency4-135-10
Fourth Down Efficiency0-21-3
Plays-Net Yards74-45164-608
Passing Yds26967
Kick Return Yds114138
Punt Return Yds015
Time of Poss.29:2030:40
Individual Stats
NMEXST: Brandon Betancourt 23-139, Andrew McDonald 13-35, Adam Shapiro 1-4, Austin Franklin 1-2, Germi Morrison 1-2, Team 1-0
NMEX: Cole Gautsche 12-127, Kasey Carrier 14-126, Carlos Wiggins 2-57, David Anaya 2-54, Crusoe Gongbay 7-47, Jhurell Pressley 5-37, Demarcus Rogers 4-34, Teriyon Gipson 5-27, David Vega 4-21, Dameon Gamblin 1-11
NMEXST: Andrew McDonald 20-34-269-2
NMEX: Cole Gautsche 2-4-48-0, Clayton Mitchem 1-4-19-0
NMEXST: Jerrel Brown 5-91, Adam Shapiro 5-72, Austin Franklin 3-28, Brandon Betancourt 3--5, Joshua Bowen 2-10, Germi Morrison 1-39, Joseph Matthews 1-34
NMEX: Carlos Wiggins 1-33, Marquis Bundy 1-19, Ridge Jones 1-15
New Mexico State8th Sun Belt 2-63-9
New Mexico1st Mountain West Mountain6-29-4

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