PERKINSTON – Northwest, ranked No. 19 in the NJCAA preseason poll, opened its season Thursday with a 30-25 upset of No. 2 Gulf Coast in community college football.
The Rangers scored their go-ahead touchdown on an 85-yard pass from sophomore quarterback Casey Weston to freshman receiver Darryl Kinkle.
Gulf Coast running back Vick Bullard rushed for 281 yards and scored two touchdowns.
Northwest host Hinds at 7 p.m. next Thursday.
NEMS Daily Journal