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Big second half nets Eagle win


September 28, 2017

Paul Delaney

Montana had to use every trick they could to halt the likes of the Eagles' Dylan Ledbetter (57) from getting to quarterback Gresch Jensen.

"One play does not win or lose a football game" is a mantra that has woven its way through the fabric of Eastern Washington University football.

But two plays last Saturday certainly turned fortunes in the Eagles' favor as they rallied to win their Big Sky Conference opener in Missoula over the University of Montana 48-41.

Both teams are 2-2 overall, Eastern with two straight leading into Saturday's Hall of Fame Day meeting with Sacramento State, 1:35 p.m. at Roos Field.

In front of a sellout crowd of 25,944 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium, Eastern used a pair of scores just 27 seconds apart...

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