PACIFIC — Picking up where it left off last season, the St. Francis Borgia football Knights rolled to a season-opening win at Pacific Friday, 42-6.
Borgia scored its first two touchdowns on defense, getting a 10-yard interception return by Matthew Sinnott and a 29-yard fumble return by Joe Schmidt.
In the second quarter, the Knights scored four rushing touchdowns with Tyler Stieffermann, Louie Eckelkamp, Cole Meyer and Alonzo MacDonald all finding the end zone.
Borgia took advantage of Pacific turnovers and had a short field for much of the night.
Borgia hosts Union next Friday while Pacific visits Washington.
Pacific scored on the final play of the game to break up the shutout.
Full game coverage will be in The Wednesday Missourian.
Bor - Matthew Sinnott 10 interception return (Jake Nowak kick), 7:09
Bor -Joe Schmidt 29 fumble return (Nowak kick), 5:12
Bor - Tyler Stieffermann 67 run (Nowak kick), 11:07
Bor - Louie Eckelkamp 3 run (Nowak kick), 6:42
Bor - Cole Meyer 1 run (Nowak kick), 2:48
Bor - Alonzo MacDonald 1 run (Nowak kick), 0:00
Pac - Robert Schmidt 2 run (kick failed), 0:00