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New Mexico Highlands’ Marty Robinson, John Paul, Jared Koster and Ken Spigner work to stop an Eastern New Mexico running back on Sept. 6. Koster racked up 11 tackles — two and a half for loss — and one sack in Saturday evening’s 62-23 loss at Northern Arizona.

NMHU Sports Information and Las Vegas Optic

A balanced attack by Northern Arizona — the No. 24 ranked team in NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision — overwhelmed New Mexico Highlands on Saturday in a 62-23 shootout at the Walkup Skydome in Flagstaff, Ariz.

Kyren Poe went 14 of 23 for 241 yards and three touchdowns without a turnover to lead NAU’s offense. Marquice Paige and Corbin Jountti combined for 260 yards rushing and two touchdowns.