Nolan Hair threw for a career-high 325 yards and five touchdowns to lead Truman to a 49-28 victory over Quincy this afternoon (Sat.) at Stokes Stadium. The Blair Oaks High School product guided the Bulldogs to a score on their opening possession….
Brad Boyer with the call on Superstation KRES and centralmoinfo.com. The next time the Bulldogs had the football, Hair led them on a 93-yard drive in six plays…..
Hair threw second quarter touchdown passes of six-yards to Matt Hall of Columbia and Dante Ruffin from 16 yards out, with 17 seconds left in the half, for a 28-0 lead at intermission. The Bulldogs matched a pair of Quincy touchdowns in the third quarter to keep the Hawks at arm’s length, including another Hair to Ruffin connection from 32 yards out. He had as many touchdown passes as incompletions (20-25) and the five TDs were one off the program record. ‘Dogs coach Gregg Nesbitt discussed Hair’s big day….
Cody Schrader ran for 119 yards to move to 7th place on the Truman single-season rushing list (1436) and 9th place on the career rushing ladder (2446). The sophomore scored his 18th touchdown of the season, which is tied for the 6th most by a Bulldog. Josh Scheiderer kicked seven extra points to set the Truman record for career extra points with 141. Ben Thomas of Blair Oaks High School had two of the three Bulldog interceptions. Freshman Jacksyn Miller of Moberly came on late to record his first collegiate tackle for loss. Coach Nesbitt said it was a good day….
Nesbitt and Truman improve to 7-2 on the season and 3-2 in the GLVC. The Bulldogs will visit McKendree next Saturday. You can hear the game on KRES starting at 12:15.
Quincy drops its fourth game in a row to fall to 3-6 and 1-4 in the conference.
postgame interview with coach Gregg Nesbitt….