Weber St. 30, Idaho St. 21
OGDEN, Utah (AP)—Wiley King caught six passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns to lead Weber State to a 30-21 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.
The win was Weber State’s third in a row and the last home game for 18 Wildcat seniors. Weber State (5-4, 4-2 Big Sky) has now defeated rival Idaho State 10 straight times in Stewart Stadium.
King’s biggest catch came with one second left in the first half after he called time out. Ian Pizarro threw a 47-yard pass and King went up among three Idaho State defenders to make the catch, giving Weber State a 20-7 halftime lead.
The Bengals responded in the third quarter with a 15-yard touchdown pass from Matt Hagler to Shedrack Okoeber. The Wildcats answered back with a 28-yard touchdown pass from Pizarro to King to go up 27-14.
In the fourth quarter, Idaho State (4-4, 2-3) cut the lead to 27-21 on a 63-yard pass from Hagler to Akilah Lacey. But Joe Johnson sealed the win for the Wildcats with a 30-yard field goal late in the game. Johnson was 3-for-3 in the game with previous kicks of 34 and 25 yards.
Pizarro finished the game 18 of 33 for 323 yards and three touchdowns. Zach Hall rushed 23 times for 95 yards. Terry Larsen also caught five passes for 98 yards.
The game was delayed for a short time in the third quarter with a power outage. Power was restored with 30 minutes.