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Tafuna leads Weber State over Montana 30-21

Tafuna leads Weber State over Montana 30-21

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OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Vai Tafuna rushed for 124 yards and four touchdowns to lead Weber State to a 30-21 win over Montana on Saturday.

Weber State (5-3, 4-2 Big Sky) trailed by eight points at halftime before shutting out Montana (6-3, 5-2) in the second half.

Tafuna gave the Wildcats the lead for good when he scored on a 3-yard run with 2:07 remaining in the third quarter. Bo Bolen ran for a two-point conversion put Weber State up 27-21.

Shaun McClain kicked a 33-yard field goal with 8:39 to play to complete the scoring.

Montana's Justin Roper passed for 261 yards. He threw three touchdown passes in the first half and two interceptions in the second half.

Weber State quarterback Cameron Higgins completed 13 of 18 passes for 129 yards but did not have a TD pass. He remains tied for the most scoring tosses in Big Sky history, with 96.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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