Raiders claim at least a share of Frontier title

Raiders claim at least a share of Frontier title

Southern Oregon clinched at least a share of the Frontier Conference football title Saturday with a 44-19 home win over Montana Western.

The victory lifted the No. 7 Raiders to 8-0 with two games left. No. 11 Montana Tech fell to 6-2 with a 30-27 loss to Rocky Mountain College.

The Raiders will likely clinch the title next Saturday when they play MSU-Northern in Havre.

Southern Oregon was the only home team in the Frontier Conference to pick up a win on Saturday. The College of Idaho went to Eastern Oregon to beat the Mountaineers 38-20, while Carroll College won 59-7 at Northern.

In other games next week, Tech heads to the College of Idaho, Eastern Oregon plays at Rocky, and Western travels to Carroll.

Southern Oregon 44, Montana Western 19
ASHLAND, Ore. — Tanner Trosin passed for 502 yards and three touchdowns to lead the red-hot Raiders to the victory. (Stats)

He threw TD passes to Jason Shelley, Jordan Suell and Matt Boudreaux.

Western senior Bennett Gibson passed for 381 yards and a three scores in the loss. Classmate Hunter Thomsen ran for 112 yards.

Carroll College 59, MSU-Northern 7
HAVRE — Reese Hiibel used his arm and his legs to lead the Saints to their second straight win. (Stats)

He only passed for 111 yards, but he hooked up with Shane Sipes for a pair of touchdowns. Hiibel ran for 145 yards and a touchdown.

Troy Arntson also hit Sipes for a touchdown.

Butte High graduate Dylan Cook hit Beau Wilhelm for a 52-yard strike for Northern’s lone score.

College of Idaho 38, Eastern Oregon 20
La GRANDE, Ore. — The Coyotes racked up 336 yards rushing as the College of Idaho won for the third time in four games. (Stats)

Dominic Garzoli was the lone runner with more than 100 yards. He broke a 78-yard touchdown run and ended the day with 101 yards on two carries.

Darius Peterson, who threw for 137 yards and a touchdown, ran for 99 yards and a score. Nick Calzaretta and Charlie Shepherd also added touchdowns.

Kai Quinn passed for 288 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.

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