Flanders with a big run to the Montan 38.
The Montana kickoff is returned by SHSU to their own 26.
Nguygen gets the yard to keep the drive going.
Sambrano catches the next play from 30 yards out from Johnson for the touchdown. There was a flag on SHSU and of course the Griz decline that.
PAT is good
SHSU 21 7 Montana 6:27 left in the opening half.
Moore with a nice catch and run has the Griz out to their own 49.
Moutra gets 11 on the next play to the SHSU 40.
Sincere losses a yard on the next play.
The 3rd & 11 gets six to Trey Diller but that won't be enough to keep the drive going.
Montana fair catches the punt at their own 27. We have 8:58 left in the opening half with the Bearkats leading 21-0 still.
Sincere gets another 1st down on a Wildcat qb option.
Bell incompletes a long pass on 1st down from the 36.
SHSU takes a timeout before the next play.
Ryan Wilson gets nine in two plays but the Bearkats face a 3rd & 1 from the 14.
Wilson gets 10 on the play out to the 24.
Nguyen gets just a couple on 1st down.
Johnson is incomplete on 2nd down.
It will be 3rd & 8 from the 12. Sam Gratton catches the 3rd down pass but is 2 yards short.
The Griz will go for it. 4th & 2. Johnson keeps it and only gets a yard. SHSU will take over at their own 5.
Moutra catches the next pass for about nine yards but SHSU gets a roughing the passer penalty that was kind of hard call to make in my opinion.
That is the end of the 1st qtr. Montana will have it 1st & 10 at the SHSU 14 as we start the 2nd qtr in a drive that the Griz need to score to get into this game.
Antwon Moutra looks like he catches a nine yard pass on the next play but the referees called it incomplete.
But after another TV replay, I see that the referees made the right call.
It will be 2nd & 10 from the 36 of SHSU with 14 seconds left in the opening qtr.
Montana gets a little on 1st down but losses it on 2nd down on two runs. It is 3rd & 10 and Johnson hits Sambrano for a big gain to the SHSU 36.
I didn't see this one coming this way. We will see if Montana can come back from this.
Montana's Sambrano is nailed but does get the ball out to their own 30.
A fumble by Richard Sincere is recovered by himself and a pass is incomplete to set up a 3rd & 10.
Bell finds Grant Merritt inside the 5 and he works his way into the end zone. PAT is good.
SHSU 21 Montana 0 1:42 left in the 1st qtr.
Actually SHSU takes over at the SHSU 41.
The Bearkats are again driving. They are down to the Montana 20 after some big runs.
Moore losses 3 on 1st down and Johnson is incomplete on 2nd down.
The 3rd & 13 pass is complete to Bryce Carver. Montana is down to the SHSU 35.
Johnson fumbles the snap on what looks to be a handoff. SHSU recovers at the SHSU 40.
We have 4:12 left in this 1st qtr with SHSU leading 14-0.
Montana converts a 3rd & 2 on a run by Dan Moore after he catches a swing pass for 8.
Make that the 18. Johnson incomplete on the 1st down play.
Montana returns the kickoff just to the 17.
Flanders takes it all the way on the very first play after the missed FG on the ground--69 yards for the score for the Bearkats.
PAT is good.
SHSU 14 Montana 0 6:00 left in the opening qtr.
Johnson with nearly an intentianal grounding but goes uncalled.
Peter Nguyen with a yard loss on 2nd down.
The 3rd & 11 pass goes too high and it will be 4th and 11.
Brody McKnight is on for a 48 yard attempt and is not even close as the kick is into the wind.
SHSU still leads 7 - 0 with 6:11 left in the opening qtr.
SHSU takes over at their own 31.