CFL Game Summary - Hamilton at Calgary
(Friday, September 13th)
Final Score: Calgary 26, Hamilton 22
Calgary, AB (Sports Network) - Bo Levi Mitchell connected with Marquay
McDaniel for a 15-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter to lift the
Calgary Stampeders to a 26-22 win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday.
The Stampeders (9-2) went into the fourth quarter trailing 22-16. Rene Paredes
nailed a 24-yard field goal early in the fourth to pull Calgary within three.
The Tiger-Cats (5-6) had a chance to make it a six-point game with just under
four minutes left, but Luca Congi missed a 37-yard field goal attempt, giving
the Stamps good field position.
Mitchell hit Bran Sinopoli for a 32-yard gain on 3rd-and-6 before finding
McDaniel for the touchdown strike three plays later.
Henry Burris drove Hamilton in Calgary territory, but was picked off by Chris
Randle as time expired and the Stamps held on for the win.
Mitchell finished the game 20-for-30 passing for 257 yards, two touchdowns and
two interceptions and Maurice Price caught five passes for 108 yards and a
score for Calgary, winners in four straight.
Burris was 26-for-39 for 408 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions
and C.J. Gable caught six passes for 108 yards and also rushed for 53 yards
and a touchdown on nine carries for the Ti-Cats, which lost for the second
time in three games.
Burris became the fifth player in CFL history to eclipse 50,000 career passing
yards with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Onrea Jones in the second quarter.
Hamilton got on the board just 1:56 into the game as Burris connected with
Andy Fantuz for a 37-yard touchdown pass.
Paredes drilled a 15-yard field goal nearly five minutes later to make it 7-3,
but the Tiger-Cats picked up a single on Josh Bartel's punt with 7:13 left in
the first quarter.
Paredes connected on a 29-yarder with 1:08 left in the opening frame to make
Mitchell's 80-yard touchdown pass with just over nine minutes to play in the
first half gave the Stamps a 13-8 lead, but Burris found Jones in the end zone
with 17 seconds left to send Hamilton into the break with a 15-13 advantage.
Gable bulled his way in from five yards out to make it a two-possession game,
but Paredes split the uprights from 43 yards out with 4 1/2 minutes to play in
the third to keep the Stamps within striking distance.
Anthony Calvillo (79,816), Damon Allen (72,381), Danny McManus (53,255) and
Ron Lancaster (50,535) are the only other players to throw for at least 50,000
yards ... Jon Cornish rushed for 72 yards for Calgary ... McDaniel caught
five passes for 65 yards ... Deron Mayo had eight tackles and one sack ...
Fantuz finished with six catches for 96 yards.
09/14 00:54:07 ET
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