McGhee, Montana St. roll past Weber St., 34-16

DeNarius McGhee fired three touchdown passes to lift Montana

State to a Big Sky Conference road victory Saturday, stopping Weber

State 34-16.

McGhee opened the scoring with a 35-yard strike to Jon Ellis and

added another 35-yard score, this time to Brian Flotkoetter, to

give Montana State a 19-10 halftime lead.

Austin Chipoletti scored from a yard out to make it 19-16, but

Weber State’s point after attempt was blocked and Steven Bethley

returned the ball for a two-point defensive conversion that bumped

the Montana State’s lead to 21-16.

Shawn Johnson ran 9 yards for a touchdown and McGhee added a

26-yard touchdown pass to Ellis to complete the scoring.

McGhee was 20 of 29 for 313 yards to go with his three

touchdowns for the Bobcats (5-2, 3-0 Big Sky).

Chipoletti was 26 of 38 for 309 yards for the Wildcats (1-7, 0-4

Big Sky).