TAHLEQUAH — Leading rushers for Northwest were Billy Creason with 42 yards on nine carries, and Phil Jackson, who carried seven times for 35 yards. Reuben Thomas caught five paces for 74 yards, and Jozaites caught two for 63 yards. Leading tackler for the Bearcats was Eric Reimer with 10.
At quarterback, Adams was 11-of-16 for 212 yards and two touchdowns, while Bolles was 10-of-12 for 134 yards and one TD.
NSU next travels to St. Joseph, Mo., on Oct. 12 to face Missouri Western in an MIAA game in Spratt Memorial Stadium at 1:30 p.m.