Montanta rolls Central Arkansas
Grizzlies win eighth consectutive game in dominating fashion
MISSOULA, Mont. -- Jabin Sambrano caught two touchdown passes from Jordan Johnson and Jordan Canada ran for two more scores, powering Montana past Central Arkansas 41-14 Saturday in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
The fifth-ranked Grizzlies (10-2), who led 31-0 at halftime, have won eight consecutive games.
The 15th-ranked Bears (9-4), in the playoffs in just their second year of eligibility, had their eight-game winning streak snapped.
Central Arkansas, which had been plus-13 in turnover margin, lost three of five fumbles and committed four turnovers.
Sambrano caught touchdown passes of 8 and 22 yards from Jordan, who completed 16 of 25 passes for 135 yards.
Canada had TD runs of 11 and 12 yards as the Grizzlies totaled 229 yards rushing.
Peter Nguyen also scored for Montana, on a 2-yard run.
Central Arkansas' scored on a 44-yard pass from Nathan Dick to Jesse Grandy and an 8-yarder to Al Lasker.