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Ah Yat, Grizzlies Clinch Conference Championship

Big Sky

Brian Ah Yat threw three touchdown passes Saturday to lead Montana to a 24-10 victory over Weber State and assure the Grizzlies of the Big Sky Conference championship.

In Ogden, Utah, Ah Yat increased his season total to 39 TD passes, breaking UM’s single-season record of 38 previously held by All-American and Walter Payton award winner Dave Dickenson.

Montana 24, Weber St. 10

Montana 17 0 7 0 - 24

Weber St. 0 7 3 0 - 10

Mont-Paffhausen 7 pass from Ah Yat (Larson kick) Mont-Douglass 13 pass from Ah Yat (Larson kick) Mont-FG Larson 47 Web-Pierre 1 run (Shields kick) Mont-Pacheco 23 pass from Ah Yat (Larson kick) Web-FG Shields 35 A-7,816.

Mont Web First downs 17 18 Rushes-yards 29-44 30-12 Passing 201 265 Comp-Att-Int 26-44-1 31-49-2 Return Yards 107 10 Punts-Avg. 7-36.5 9-44.3 Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-0 Penalties-Yards 4-45 6-60 Time of Possession 28:13 31:47

Individual statistics

RUSHINGMont, Branen 14-50, Gales 4-9, Sanders 3-7; Web, Sainten 14-40, Pierre 8-12, Shields 1-4.

PASSINGMont, Ah Yat 26-44-1-201; Web, Cook 31-49-2-265.

RECEIVINGMont, Pacheco 6-53, Erhardt 6-47, Paffhausen 6-35; Web, McGhee 6-75, Mimnaugh 6-44, Quayle 6-34.

Montana St. 49, Sacramento St. 14

At Bozeman, Mont., Matt Engelking rushed for 165 yards and three touchdowns as the Bobcats topped the Hornets .

Sacramento St. 7 0 7 0 - 14

Montana St. 0 21 21 7 - 49

SACT. Taylor 61 pass from Corbin (Brown kick) MSUCompson 5 run (Groshelle kick) MSUEngelking 3 run (Groshelle kick) MSUMorgan 14 pass from Compson (Groshelle kick) MSUTurner 91 kickoff return (kick failed) SACShelton 7 run (Brown kick) MSUEngelking 12 run (Cabalerro from Compson) MSUEngelking 32 run (Groshelle kick) MSUWright 1 run (Groshelle kick) A-2,107

SAC MSU First downs 14 23 Rushes-yards 35-127 48-254 Passing 260 174 Comp-Att-Int 18-40-2 10-20-0 Return Yards 2 16 Punts-Avg. 5-38.6 5-29.4 Fumbles-Lost 2-1 3-1 Penalties-Yards 8-55 1-5 Time of Possession 31:26 28:34

Individual statistics

RUSHINGSac St., Shelton 27-124, G. Smith 8-3. MSU, Engelking 25-165, Morgan 1-31, Wright 5-28, Kinnaman 6-21, Compson 6-(-6).

PASSINGSac St., Corbin 15-31-2-231, Jessee 3-9-0-29. MSU, Compson 10-20-0-174.

RECEIVINGSac St., T. Taylor 3-123, C. Smith 4-62, Mitchell 4-53. MSU, Caballero 4-88, Morgan 3-31, Hobbs 1-25.

Idaho State 31, Portland State 12

Edward Coleman rushed for 232 yards and three touchdowns as the visiting Bengals defeated the Vikings. The game doesn’t count in the conference standings.


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