NAIA’s Montana Tech scores 93 points on 932 yards of offense
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — Jed Fike rushed for 250 yards and four touchdowns on 12 carries in the first half alone, and NAIA’s Montana Tech had 932 total yards in a 93-19 victory over Montana State-Northern on Saturday.
The total yards easily topped Montana Tech’s record of 679, also against MSU-Northern on Oct. 22, 2016. The Orediggers’ previous scoring high was 64 points against Rocky Mountain in 1981. Montana Tech’s 13 touchdowns also set a school mark, previously at nine TDs in 2016.
The Orediggers jumped out to a 66-0 lead by halftime. Fike had scores of 7, 37, 52, and 68 yards.
Quinn McQueary was 16-of-25 passing for 295 yards and three touchdowns for Montana Tech (6-1). He connected with Tanner Osborne twice for scores. Dion Williams made eight catches for 141 yards and a score as 11 different players caught a pass for the Orediggers.