The Corsairs scored touchdowns in each of the first two quarters at San Jose on Saturday, and made it stick with a big defensive performance, closing out the season with a 14-7 win over the Jaguars.
The win ends a five-game losing streak for College of the Redwoods, which closed out the year 3-7.
Quarterbacks Moise Francois and Alex Adams each threw a touchdown pass, with Francois completing a 10-yard toss to Anthony Bowman a little over four minutes into the game to give the visitors a 7-0 lead.
San Jose tied the game early in the second quarter, but CR re-took the lead right before halftime when Adams connected with Casey Acosta on a 13-yard scoring pass.
And that was all the Corsairs needed, with the defense shutting out the home team for the second half.
Elijah Hicks ran for 105 yards on 19 carries in the win, while Marcus Finney led the receivers with 127 yards on five catches.
Adams was 10-of 23 passing for 142 yards, with a TD and an interception.
Defensively, turnovers was the story of the day, with the Corsairs coming away with three interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries.
The Jags dropped to 2-8 on the season
HSU Men 54, Hawaii 90
The HSU men fell to a Division-I opponent for the second straight night, losing to the University of Hawaii in Honolulu on Saturday night.
Jackson led the Jacks with 13 points on 5-of-13 shooting, with three 3-pointers, while . Justin Everett finished with a team-leading six rebounds, and Calvin Young II recorded a pair of blocks.
HSU returns to the North Coast and opens the regular season with a home game against Pacific Union Tuesday at 7 p.m.
HSU Women 79, Seattle Pacific 77
The HSU women improved to 2-0 with a first win over Seattle Pacific in six years to close out the 2018 West Region Crossover Classic.
The Jacks rallied from a 35-27 halftime deficit to seal the win, with Jovannah Arrington and Madeline Hatch leading the comeback.
Hatch scored eight of her 16 points in the third quarter including a 3-pointer that trimmed the Falcons’ lead to two points, 41-39, with 4:39 left on the clock.
HSU finished the third quarter with a 52-49 lead and played from in front for all but 35 seconds of the fourth quarter.
HSU starts the season 2-0 for the first time since 2011.
Next up for HSU is the Notre Dame de Namur Tournament, where the Jacks will take on the host Argos Friday at 7 p.m. followed by Dominican on Saturday at 5 p.m.