GREAT FALLS -- Great Falls CMR took the lead with a touchdown and two-point conversion with 3:57 to play Friday night and beat Billings Skyview 25-24 in Class AA football.
The Rustlers pulled within 24-23 when quarterback Jayse McLean scored on a 25-yard run. The winning points came on the two-point conversion pass from McLean to Torrey Hudspeth.
CMR improved to 2-4 with the victory. Skyview fell to 3-3.
The Falcons trailed 10-0 after one quarter and 10-7 at halftime. Skyview took a 17-10 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Rustlers tied the game at 17-all on a 7-yard run by McLean and a PAT kick by Dylan Sandefur.
Skyview went back in the lead 24-17 on a 41-yard pass from Gus Schaff to Tre'von Strong.
McLean passed for 155 yards and one TD for CMR, and rushed for 111 yards and two more touchdowns.
Skyview's Alex Picicci carried the ball 29 times for 162 yards and two TDs. He scored on runs of 1 and 50 yards.
The Falcons outgained the Rustlers, 420-299, with 281 yards of their yards coming on the ground.
Skyview will take on Billings West next Friday at 7 p.m. at Wendy's Field at Daylis Stadium.
Great Falls CMR 25, Billings Skyview 24
CMR -- Dylan Sandefur 22 FG
CMR -- Justin Pfennigs 9 pass from Jayse McLean (Sandefur kick)
Sky -- Alex Picicci 50 run (Reece Quade kick)
Sky -- Quade 27 FG
Sky -- Picicci 1 run (Quade kick)
CMR -- McLean 7 run (Sandefur kick)
Sky -- Tre'von Strong 41 pass from Gus Schaff (Quade kick)
CMR -- McLean 25 run (Torrey Hudspeth catch from McLean)
Rushing -- Skyview: Alex Picicci 29-162, Riley Barta 6-68, Justin Keeling 12-42, Gus Schaff 2-4. CMR: McLean 21-111, Torrey Hudspeth 11-28, Justin Pfennigs 1-5.
Passing -- Skyview: Schaff 8-19-0-139. CMR: McLean 12-21-1-155.
Receiving -- Skyview: Tre'von Strong 3-89, Taylor Trollope 3-30, Picicci 2-20. CMR: Pfennigs 5-70, Karl Tucker 2-45, Kam Mims 2-21, Zach Harper 1-9.