Montana-Western 55, Rocky Mountain 31

Updated: October 4, 2003, 11:45 PM ET

DILLON -- Travis Kirby threw for 224 yards and three first-half touchdowns Saturday in Montana-Western's 55-31 victory over Rocky Mountain College.

Western (3-3 overall, 2-1 Frontier) took a 38-0 lead when wide receiver Dallas Mock caught a 76-yard touchdown pass from Kirby with 6:00 left in the half.

Rocky (1-4, 1-2) outscored Western 31-10 the rest of the way, but could not get any closer than 17 points with 10 minutes left in the game.

Western running back Josh Shrum scored four touchdowns, two short runs, a 10-yard pass reception and a 95-yard kickoff return with 4:33 left in the third quarter.

Adam Sanchez led Rocky's rally. He rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns and completed 32-of-55 passes for 316 yards and two more scores. But he was intercepted four times, twice by Jake Shrum.

Western's Jake Larson caught a 30-yard touchdown pass from Kirby and a 79-yard TD pass from Mock.

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