CFL Game Summary - Winnipeg at Calgary
(Saturday, October 5th)
Final Score: Calgary 38, Winnipeg 11
Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Jon Cornish rushed for 208 yards and two
touchdowns as the Calgary Stampeders rolled to a 38-11 win over the Winnipeg
Blue Bombers at McMahon Stadium.
Cornish, who entered the game second in the CFL in rushing yards, had 17
carries in the contest for Calgary (11-3) which holds a two-point lead over
Saskatchewan and British Columbia for the top spot in the Western Division.
Kevin Glenn threw for 320 yards and two scores on 21-of-29 passing for the
Stampeders while Marquay McDaniel (five receptions, 123 yards, TD) and Joe
West (eight receptions, 120 yards) each had big games.
Will Ford rushed for 156 yards on 1` carries and also had a kickoff return for
a touchdown for Winnipeg (2-12), which has lost four-straight games. Max Hall
completed only 15-of-34 pass attempts for 147 yards and an interception for
Rene Paredes put Calgary on the board after its first drive with a 35-yard
The Stampeders extended their lead to 10-0 quickly as Cornish ran for a 50-
yard touchdown on the third play of the next drive.
A 70-yard rush from Ford on Winnipeg's next possession set up a 15-yard
field goal from Sandro DeAngelis, which got the Bombers on the board for the
Cornish would score again before the first quarter came to an end when he
tallied a seven-yard touchdown run.
The second quarter was less eventful with each team recording a single before
a 24-yard touchdown pass from Glenn to Maurice Price, with less than two
minutes in the period, pushed Calgary even further ahead.
After halftime the Stampeders' lead continued to expand. First Paredes nailed
a 14-yard field goal attempt early in the third quarter. Then, later in the
period, Glenn threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to McDaniel.
The Bombers missed an opportunity to score following Paredes' field goal in
the period as DeAngelis missed a 48-yard field goal attempt of his own.
However Winnipeg would manage to put points on the board before the period's
close as Ford returned the kickoff following McDaniel's touchdown reception
100 yards for a major.
Early on the in the fourth quarter the Stampeders got a 46-yard field goal
from Paredes to conclude the scoring.
Cornish averaged 12.2 yards per carry...Price finished with four receptions
for 46 yards including his touchdown...Calgary scored on each of its first
three drives...Clarence Denmark led Winnipeg with six receptions for 52
yards...Henoc Muamba had a game-high 10 tackles for Winnipeg.
10/05 21:47:01 ET
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