CFL Game Summary - Calgary at British Columbia
(Friday, November 1st)
Final Score: British Columbia 26, Calgary 7
Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew Harris tallied 102 rushing yards
and a touchdown for the British Columbia Lions as they coasted to a 26-7
decision over the Calgary Stampeders in the final game of the regular season
for both sides at BC Place.
Harris registered a team-high 16 carries to help send the Lions (11-7) into
the postseason on a two-game winning streak. Thomas DeMarco, Travis Lulay and
Buck Pierce all saw action at quarterback since British Columbia entered the
contest locked into third place. The trio combined to complete 12-of-25 pass
attempts for 191 yards. DeMarco led the group by finishing 5-of-12 for 96
yards. Stefan Logan added 64 rushing yards on 12 attempts while Nick Moore led
British Columbia in receiving with 66 yards on four catches. The Lions will
battle Saskatchewan in the playoff semifinals at Mosaic Stadium on Nov. 10 for
a chance to play in the Western Conference final.
Calgary (14-4) also played three different quarterbacks as Drew Tate, Kevin
Glenn and Bo Levi Mitchell took turns leading the offense. Tate was the most
productive of the trio, hitting on 7-of-14 attempts for 65 yards. Jeff Fuller
reeled in a game-high five receptions for 66 yards while Matt Walter paced the
visitors on the ground with 39 yards on five carries. Brandon Smith anchored
the defense with 10 stops. The Stampeders, who already clinched a postseason
bye, have a week off before they host the victor of the Lions-Roughriders
The Stampeders opened up the scoring as Rene Paredes connected on a 46-yard
field goal attempt just under six minutes after the opening kickoff. BC took
the lead at the 1:42 mark of the first quarter when Harris rushed one yard for
a major. Rob Maver registered a single for Calgary in the closing seconds of
the opening period to send the game into the second stanza with the Lions
Paul McCallum sent a 47-yard field goal attempt through the uprights to extend
BC's lead with 8:37 remaining in the first half. Lulay added another major for
the Lions late in the second frame as he rushed one yard across the goal line
to give the hosts a sizeable, 17-4 lead at the intermission.
The only points of the third quarter came courtesy of a 21-yard field goal by
The Stampeders were held scoreless for the final 15 minutes of action. BC
added some insurance in the fourth quarter as McCallum converted three field
goal tries from distances of 45, 17 and 23 yards away.
BC racked up 370 total yards and 24 first downs while limiting the Stampeders
to only 219 yards of total offense. Calgary was penalized 11 times for 133
yards. The Lions were not penalized once in the contest.
Calgary lost Demonte Bolden, Marquay McDaniel and Micah Johnson in the first
half to injuries ... The Lions' victory evened the season series between these
clubs with each side winning two games apiece ... The Stampeders still own a
97-79-5 advantage in regular-season matchups dating back to 1954 ... Pierce
made his first start for BC since Week 4 ... Lulay made his first appearance
since injuring his shoulder in Week 12 against the Alouettes.
11/02 02:27:33 ET
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