Bobcats Defeat Cwu, 34-14

Big Sky

Matt Engelking rushed for 169 yards and a touchdown and Omar Turner had two interceptions Saturday to lead Montana State to a 34-14 victory over Central Washington in Bozeman.

Turner set up Montana State’s first score when he intercepted a Jon Kitna pass midway through the first quarter. The Bobcats (1-1) scored on a 34-yard field goal by Geoff Groshelle. Engelking’s touchdown came on a 4-yard run, also in the first quarter.

T.T. Ryan scored on a 1-yard run early in the second quarter to put Montana State of the Big Sky Conference up 17-0.

But Central Washington (0-1) rallied with a 25-yard interception return for a touchdown by Kentin Alford and a 51-yard pass from Kitna to E.J. Henderson to pull within 17-14 with 7:23 left in the half.

Montana State 34, CWU 14

CWU 0 14 0 0 - 14

Montana St 10 10 14 0 - 34

MS-UFG Groshelle 34

MSU-Engelking 4 run (Groshelle kick)

MSU-Ryan 1 run (Groshelle kick)

CWU-Alford 25 interception return (Greenlee kick)

CWU-Henderson 51 pass from Kitna (Greenlee kick)

MSU-FG Groshelle 23

MSU-Bragg 24 pass from Tuss (Groshelle kick)

MSU-Ephriam 1 run (Groshelle kick)


Idaho St. 28, Cal Poly-SLO 22

In San Luis Obispo, Calif., Alf Anderson ran for a 42-yard touchdown with 1:27 remaining in the game as the Bengals held off the Mustangs.

Cal Poly (1-1) trailed 21-6 before rallying with two straight scores. Jon Peck caught a 17-yard scoring pass from Mike Fisher and James Tuthill kicked a 38-yard field goal to pull Cal Poly to within 21-15 early in the fourth quarter.

Anderson, who gained 129 yards on 21 carries, scored to put Idaho State ahead 28-15 in its opener.

Idaho St. 7 7 7 7 - 28

Cal Poly-SLO 3 0 9 10 - 22

CP-FG Tuthill 21

ISU-Jackson 70 interception return (Ferrell kick)

ISU-Waters 9 pass from Wetta (Ferrell kick)

CP-FG 34 Tuthill

ISU-Young 4 pass from Wetta (Ferrell kick)

CP-Peck 17 pass from Fisher (Fisher rush failed)

CP-FG Tuthill 38

ISU-Anderson 42 run (Ferrell kick)

CP-Peck 18 pass from Fisher (Tuthill kick)


Cent. Michigan 39, Weber St. 31

In Mount Pleasant, Mich., Damon Tolbert rushed for 190 yards and three TDs and the Chippewas (1-0) survived a late surge to beat the Wildcats (0-1).

Weber St. 0 14 3 14 - 31

Cent. Michigan 14 6 11 8 - 39

CMU-Tolbert 3 run (Blasy kick)

CMU-Tolbert 21 pass from Darnell (Blasy kick)

CMU-Schorman 13 pass from Darnell (kick failed)

WSU-Woods 20 pass from Sainton (Shields kick)

WSU-Robinson 1 run (Gunderson kick)

CMU-Schorman 40 pass from Darnell (Elmquist pass from Darnell)

CMU-FG Blasy 34

WSU-FG Shields 21

CMU-Safety snap over Martin’s head and out of end zone.

CMU-Tolbert 24 run (kick failed)

WSU-Martin 26 run (pass failed)

WSU-Eckford 14 pass from Martin (Young pass from Martin)


Boise St. 38, Utah St. 14

Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde passed for three touchdowns to lead the Broncos (1-0) over the Division I-A Aggies (0-2) in Logan, Utah.

Boise St. 14 3 14 7 - 38

Utah St. 6 0 0 8 - 14

BSU-Akebe 77 pass from Hilde (Erickson kick)

USU-FG Knorr 21

USU-FG Knorr 18

BSU-Horace 94 kickoff return (Erickson kick)

BSU-FG Erickson 21

BSU-Richmond 27 pass from Hilde (Erickson kick)

BSU-Hilde 1 run (Erickson kick)

BSU-Edwards 2 pass from Hilde (Erickson kick)

USU-Wilson 2 run (Turner pass from Mullins)


N. Arizona 62, Sacramento St. 7

Archie Amerson ran for 115 yards and three TDs as the Lumberjacks (1-1) beat the Hornets (0-1) in Flagstaff, Ariz.

N. Arizona 8 19 14 21 - 62

Sacramento St. 0 7 0 0 - 7

NAU-Safety Akili block punt through end zone

NAU-FG Kicker 45

NAU-FG Kicker 34

NAU-Amerson 58 run (O’Leary kick)

NAU-Safety Akili punt snap hit crossbar

NAU-FG Kicker 33

NAU-Fowler 22 interception return (O’Leary kick)

Sac-Oliver 54 pass from Corbin (Decker kick)

NAU-Amerson 2 run (O’Leary kick)

NAU-Amerson 4 run (O’Leary kick)

NAU-Carter 3 run (O’Leary kick)

NAU-Torrey 64 run (O’Leary kick)

NAU-Torrey 9 run (O’Leary kick)



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