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Running back Jed Fike ran for 215 yards and two touchdowns as Montana Tech sunk Montana State Northern 70-27.

The Lights struck first, scoring an early first-quarter touchdown to go up 6-0. Tech then scored the next 28 points and ended any Northern hope for an upset.

Oredigger quarterback Quinn McQueary threw for 391 yards and added another 70 on the ground. The senior finished with four total touchdowns (two passing, two rushing) though did throw two interceptions.

Sean Sullivan caught eight passes for 119 yards and Dion Williams took two of his four receptions in for touchdowns.

As a team, the Orediggers racked up over 800 yards of offense, though did allow 529 to the Lights. Tech had four sacks during the game and Clay Dean led the 'Diggers with 11 tackles. Justin May picked off Lights quarterback Tommy Wilson and returned it for 20 yards. 

Former Butte High quarterback Dylan Cook saw time for Northern, though did not record any stats.

Rocky scores rare win at Carroll

For the first time in 17 years, the Rocky Mountain College football team beat Carroll, winning 40-17.

It's the first time the Battlin' Bears (2-1) have won in Nelson Stadium. Rocky got out to a quick start and led 27-0 at halftime. Rocky rushed for 297 yards as a team, led by Mason Melby's 128.

The first of his two touchdowns came on a 70-yard tote, which pushed the lead to 20-0 in the second quarter.

Rocky was solid on defense, forcing three Saints turnovers. It held Carroll to 281 total yards and picked off Saints quarterback Tanner Gustavsen twice.

Kicker Griff Amies had four field goals for the Bears, two of which came in the first half.

Rocky also got a good game out of quarterback Jacob Bakken who was 18-25 for 206 yards and also tallied 60 yards on the ground. This is the first time since 2015 the Bears have won consecutive games.

Rocky hosts Montana Tech at 1 p.m. on Saturday, while Carroll hosts MSU-Northern.

Southern Oregon tops College of Idaho

Quarterback Tanner Trosin threw four touchdowns for Southern Oregon as the Raiders beat the College of Idaho 41-25.

Trosin had 285 yards passing on 28 attempts with 11 completions. Bronsen Adler hauled in four of those passes for 153 yards. 

Southern Oregon's offense was strong early, forcing a turnover on each of COI's first five possessions, including two fourth-down stands. 

The Raiders rushed out to a 20-0 lead, but the Yotes were able to make things close at the end of the half as COI scored 14 unanswered points.

After the Raider defense forced a Yotes three-and-out to start the second half, Trosin threw a 38-yard touchdown to Adler and the Raiders never looked back.

SOU finished with 360 yards of offense. The Raiders next contest will take them to Dillon for a showdown with Montana Western on Sept. 16.


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