Eagles lose big lead as Idaho State makes a comeback

Miss last second field goal

POCATELLO —Eastern Washington raced to a big lead Saturday, Oct. 14 in Pocatello, but it was Idaho State’s slow and steady finish that led the the Bengals 42-41 Big Sky Conference football win at Holt Arena.

Eastern had a 35-7 lead with 1 minute, 15 seconds to play in thew first half, but Idaho State went on to outscore the Eagles 35-6 to win in the series for the first time since 2005.

“There were so many opportunities where we could’ve stopped the momentum, but we just didn’t grasp it, didn’t stop it, and when we did, we didn’t do as much with it as we could,” head coach Aaron Best said.



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