Helena – Issues are heating up on the Frontier Convention with the chilly climate.
One staff has separated itself, for now, on the high of the rankings, however a battle is brewing for second place in what will likely be one other aggressive battle within the convention.
This successful feeling
Idaho Faculty scored 35 factors within the second half to beat Southern Oregon on Saturday.
The win helped the Utes rise six factors within the NAIA High 25 Coaches ballot, however maybe most significantly, shield their place on the high of the league standings.
C of I, after dropping to Montana Tech, is now single within the high spot with a 3-0 rating because the final undefeated staff within the convention.
For Yotes, who’ve both straight gained or participated within the final three Frontier Leagues, Saturday’s win was their twenty third within the Convention because the begin of 2019. That is the most important league win of any Frontier program in the identical time interval.
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C of I has dropped simply 4 league tilts previously three seasons and extra, and has an 852 successful proportion in convention competitions.
C of I gained the convention outright in 2019 (10-0), shared it with Carroll and Jap Oregon in Spring 2021 (3-1) and shared it once more with Rocky Mountain Faculty and Montana Western final fall (7-3).
Remaining matches between record-winning groups *
Western vs. Know-how – Saturday
Carol vs. C who I’m – October 1
Western vs. Rocky – October 1
C of I vs Tech – October 8
Rocky Carroll – October 22
Western vs. C of I – October 22
Rocky vs Tech – October 29
Know-how vs Western – November 5
Rocky vs Western – November 12
Cofi vs. Carol – November 12
Offensive League Leaders (convention video games solely)
Jet Campbell (Montana Tech) – 674
Blake Ascioto (Southern Oregon) – 622
Andy Peters (Faculty of Idaho) – 596
Jet Campbell / John Gund (Montana Western) / Andy Peters – 4
Hunter Gilbert (Faculty of Idaho) – 307
Blake Counts (Montana Tech) – 260
Reese Neville (Montana Western) – 245
Nate Deck (Rocky Mountain Faculty) / John Gund – 3
Malachi Spurrier (Jap Oregon) – 306
Trevor Hoffman (Montana Tech) 259
Jake Nadley (Faculty of Idaho) – 234
Dylan Shipley (Montana Western) – 3
Blake Countes / Christian Granny (Southern Oregon) / Ben Graziani (Southern Oregon) / John Schofield (Faculty of Idaho) / Malachi Spurier / Zaire Wilcox – 2
Kyle Torgerson (Montana Tech) – 406
Stokes Botillo (Southern Oregon) – 331
Outcomes of the fourth week match
No. 19 Montana Western 35, MSU-Northern 6
RV Rocky Mountain Faculty 28, No. 21 Montana Tech 20
RV Carroll 25, Jap Oregon 23
No. 17 Faculty of Idaho 42, Southern Oregon 24
Arranging the Frontier Soccer Convention
Montana Western – 2-1 (3-1 general)
Rocky Mountain Faculty – 2-1
Jap Oregon – 0-3 (0-4 general)
Convention gamers this week
against the law: Working again Hunter Gilbert, Faculty of Idaho
protection: Defensive Again Zach Spiroff, Carol
Particular distinction: Kicker Spencer Berger, Carol
Frontier Convention groups within the NAIA Coach Survey (launched Monday)
Idaho Faculty – No. 11 (previously No. 17)
Montana Western – No. 17 (previously No. 19)
Rocky Mountain Faculty – No. 25 (Not beforehand ranked)
Carol – obtain votes
Montana Tech – Get Votes
4th week greatest efficiency
Faculty of Idaho regresses Hunter Gilbert: 153 yard sprint, 3 TDs
Extensive reception japanese Oregon Malachi Spurrier: 5 receptions, 136 yards, 1 TD
Western Montana operating again Reese Neville: 149 yards, 1 TD
Rocky Mountain Faculty Quarterback Nate Deck: 17 for 26 passes, 149 yards, 1 TD – 67 passing yards, 2 TD
Carol runs backwards Duncan Craft: 117 yards
Carol runs backwards Matthew Burgess: 107 yards sprint, 1 TD
Montana Tech Jet Campbell: 19 – towards 37 – passing, 207 yards, 1 TD, 2 intelligence – 94 quick yards, 1 TD
Faculty of Idaho quarterback Andy Peters: 15 for 23 passes, 199 yards, 2 TDs – 30 speeding yards
Jap Oregon quarterback Carson Bohning20 go for 43, 275 yards, 1 TD, 2 smarts – 18 quick yards, 1 TD
Montana extensive western receiver Dylan Shipley: 6 receptions, 106 yards, 1 TD
Defensive Carol’s again Zach Spirov: 5 tackles, 2 intelligences, 92 blocked yards, further level return
Northern Montana Again Dylan Wambler: 9 therapies, 2 baggage, 3 TFLs, 2 pressured maintain, 1 tripped
Northern Montana Again Lucas Thacker: 12 tackles, 1 restoration, 2 distractions
Linebacker of Southern Oregon Jake Regino: 15 therapies
Jap Again Oregon Zach Donato: 9 Passes, 1 TFL, 1 INT 2 Passes
Western Montana defensive position Reese’s Arts: 8 remedy items, 1.5 baggage, 2 TFL
Western Montana linebacker Braden Smith: 6 pcs, 1 bag, 1.5 TFL, 1 INT (32 yards again)
Jap Again Oregon Solo Taylor: 14 therapies
Rocky Mountain Faculty Line Packer Prince Johnson: 7 tackles, 1 tumble (28 yard return, 1 TD)
Carol’s defensive position Garrett Cockap: 4 interventions, 1 bag, 2 TFL, 1 bonus level blocked
Carol Kicker Spencer Burger: 3 vs 3 area purpose, 2 vs 2 bonus factors, 11 factors
Rocky Mountain Faculty Kicker White Prosven5 photographs, 213 yards, 42.6 yards common, 62 lengthy, 1 contact buck, 4 photographs contained in the 20-yard line
Defensive Again Southern Oregon Stokes Botelho: 5 kick-offs, 182 yards, common 36.4 yards, lengthy 95, 1 TD
Montana Tech Gambler Andrew Moss: 3 kicks, 123 yards, common 41 yards, lengthy 49, 3 crosses contained in the 20-yard line
Montana extensive western receiver Isaiah Thomas: 5 kickbacks, 85 yards, medium 17 yards, lengthy 45
Fifth week forecast
No. 17 Montana Western vs. RV Montana Tech: Bulldogs 35, Ordiggers 31
Western seems to have made its transfer, successful its final three video games by a minimum of 21 factors.
Frontier’s second highest assault (31 ppg) will likely be examined towards a Tech protection that solely permits 13.7 factors and 234 yards per sport.
In addition to C of I, Tech is the one different staff to common higher than 400 yards per sport offensively behind Jet Campbell who has eight whole touchdowns in three video games.
Plainly this should be a matter of excessive levels and that the West has aggressively explosive tendencies.
No. 25 reverse MSU-Northern Rocky Mountain Faculty: Battlin’ Bears 42, Lights 7
Rocky Mountain can do that by air with Nate Dick and on land with Zaire Wilcox (and Dick). Battlin’ Bears captured Tech for a High 25 win this previous weekend, they usually should not have issues with the 0-3 North staff edging out 122-15.
No. 11 Faculty of Idaho vs. Jap Oregon: YUTS 31, mountaineers 17
The C of I boasted the very best nationwide rating since April of final yr heading into a house sport towards an EOU staff that just about stumbled Carroll.
Defensively, C of I is much like Carol in that he offers up so much on the bottom, so anticipate the Mountaineers to stay to quarterback Carson Bohning and heavy assault.
Highly effective attacking can transfer the ball towards Utes, as Southern Oregon did final week, and their protection hasn’t been identified to drive a turnover but (two out of three).
Nevertheless, C of I has the perfect assault within the convention (31.3 ppg, 448.7 ypg), so followers may even see a repeat of final weekend the place Yotes trailed SOU within the third quarter earlier than scoring 21 factors within the fourth.
RV Carroll vs. Southern Oregon: Saints 21, Raiders 20
Don’t be shocked if the fourth quarter decides the winner of this sport.
Every of the final three matches between these two packages have been decided by three factors or much less, two or have been practically similar one level wins within the SOU separated by two calendar years.
It took further time to find out the winner of this sport a yr in the past, and Carroll’s victory this season was a one-stop resolution.
The Saints appear to have discovered their operating sport (270 yards towards an EOU) and the Raiders permit practically 200 yards to sprint per sport.
Blake Asciutto seems to be a SOU man below place and has some large taking part in targets for Christian Graney and Bryce Goggin.
Anticipate one other shut competitors, nevertheless it seems to be like Carroll’s flip will likely be on the correct facet to win by one level.