MISSOULA, Mont. -- Chase Reynolds ran for 185 yards and two touchdowns Saturday and Montana avenged its only loss of the season with a 24-13 win over Weber State in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Reynolds' final score, a 12-yard run with 4:02 remaining, came after Weber State (10-4) pulled to 17-13 on a 22-yard field goal by Jon Williams with just over nine minutes to play.
No. 5 Montana (13-1) advances to the FCS semifinals at No. 1 James Madison (12-1), a 31-27 winner over No. 6 Villanova. James Madison beat Montana 31-21 in the 2004 national championship game.
Cole Bergquist passed for 113 yards and ran for 68 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown run to open the scoring for Montana.
Trevyn Smith rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown for No. 12 Weber State, while Williams kicked two field goals. Cameron Higgins passed for 270 yards and was intercepted once. The Wildcats also lost two fumbles in the first quarter.
Weber State beat Montana 45-28 in Ogden, Utah on Oct. 4. The teams shared the Big Sky Conference regular season title.