Highlands rallies to defeat Mavericks
New Mexico Highlands scored two touchdowns in the second half to rally for a 40-36 victory over Colorado Mesa at Stocker Stadium.
Highlands quarterback Emmanuel Lewis completed 33 of 43 passes for 417 yards and three touchdowns.
The Mavericks (1-4, 1-2 RMAC) built a 36-20 lead early in the third quarter behind running back Jake Cimolino, who rushed for a season-high 233 yards and two touchdowns.
Mesa quarterback Jason Haferman completed 15 of 31 passes for 214 yards and three touchdowns. Robert Felberg caught four passes for 127 yards.