Western Oregon drew even with 5:48 left in the half when quarterback Evan Mozzochi threw a 23-yard scoring pass to tight end Scott Buche. Kelly Morgan's PAT made the new score 14-14. It was another long drive (91 yards, 11 plays) for the Wolves.
A scintillating 35-yard punt return by Taylor Gabriel put the Wildcats on the 38-yard line of the Wolves with 1:38 remaining. Six plays later, quarterback Mitchell Gale ran up the middle for seven yards and a TD that put his team back on top. Lineberry's PAT made the new score 21-14 with 25 seconds remaining.