By Paul Delaney
Cheney Free Press 

Eastern tops Weber with strong finish

Late score by Jared Taylor seals Eagles win


Last updated 10/26/2023 at 10:12am

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Weber State wide receiver Treyshun Hurry catches a pass for a first down over the outstretched arm of Eagle cornerback Alphonse Oywak..

CHENEY - This time it was Eastern Washington's turn to win late.

Jared Taylor completed an 18-play, 84-yard drive that chewed up 8 minutes, 40 seconds off the clock, scoring on a 3-yard run with 1:37 to play to lead the Eagles past Weber State 31-23, capping Homecoming week Oct. 21 at Roos Field.

The score expanded a slim 1-point Eastern lead and made sure there was no revisiting the result of the Idaho State game - a 42-41 loss on a field goal with under a minute to play - as the Eagles outscored the Wildcats 14-3 in the fourth quarter.

And while it was offense that got the late lead, East...

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