Scores

Final

Dixie St 14

Idaho State 40

(1-0, 1-0 home)

5:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Holt Arena, Pocatello, ID

1 2 3 4 T
DIX 7 0 7 014
IDST 10 14 10 640

Top Performers

Passing: J. Arias (IDST) - 439 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: X. Finney (IDST) - 15 CAR, 83 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Richmond (IDST) - 9 REC, 149 YDS

Idaho State defeats Dixie State 40-14

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho -- Justin Arias passed for 439 yards and two touchdowns to lead Idaho State to a 40-14 win over Dixie State on Saturday.

In addition to touchdown passes of 8 yards to Luke Austin and 12 yards to Xavier Finney, Arias had a 19-yard touchdown run.

Idaho State (1-0) of the Big Sky Conference rolled up 580 total yards while limiting Division II Dixie State (0-1) to 256. Finney led Idaho State in rushing with 83 yards on 15 carries. Cam Richmond led the Bengals with 9 catches for 149 yards. Luke Austin had 7 for 119 yards and a touchdown.

Dixie State's Griff Robles had a pair of touchdown passes, of 4 and 6 yards, to J.D. Duncan. Mitch Frei and Duncan each had 7 catches for Dixie State. Duncan gained 78 yards and Frei 65.

Idaho State limited Dixie State to 14 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
DIX
IDST
1st Downs1531
Total Yards256580
Passing242439
Rushing14141
Penalties9-7010-99
3rd Down Conversions4-165-15
4th Down Conversions0-10-0
Turnovers23
Possession31:0828:52

Passing Leaders

Dixie StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Robles23/382426.420
Idaho StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Arias29/454399.821

Rushing Leaders

Dixie StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Burton8232.909
Davis850.606
Idaho StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Finney15835.5117
Arias10272.7119

Receiving Leaders

Dixie StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Duncan77811.1020
Frei7659.3022
Idaho StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Richmond914916.6031
Austin711917.0137

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERDIXIDST
TD11:50Xavier Finney 16 Yd Run (Brendon Garcia Kick) 07
DIXTD08:52Joe Don Duncan 4 Yd Pass From Griff Robles (- Myers Kick) 77
FG05:31Brendon Garcia 27 Yd 710
SECOND QUARTERDIXIDST
TD07:42Luke Austin 8 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 717
TD00:05Justin Arias 19 Yd Run (Brendon Garcia Kick) 724
THIRD QUARTERDIXIDST
TD10:24Xavier Finney 12 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 731
FG09:21Brendon Garcia 40 Yd 734
DIXTD02:47Joe Don Duncan 6 Yd Pass From Griff Robles (- Myers Kick) 1434
FOURTH QUARTERDIXIDST
FG11:06Brendon Garcia 33 Yd 1437
FG00:14Brendon Garcia 24 Yd 1440