Alouettes clinch playoff berth with win over Redblacks


Dominique Davis’ late dashing landing lifted the Montreal Alouettes to a 34-30 win over the Ottawa Redblacks and a post-season berth on Friday evening.

Entering the fourth quarter with a 27-24 lead, Montreal (8-8) went down by three factors resulting from 44- and 10-yard area objectives from Ottawa (4-12) kicker Lewis Ward with simply over 9 minutes remaining.

Davis’ one-yard landing run with lower than three minutes remaining put the Alouettes on prime for good to assert the victory.

The loss was the eleventh straight at house for the Redblacks, who’ve only one victory of their previous 22 outings at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa. Ottawa stays alive for a playoff berth however must win its last two video games and have the Saskatchewan Roughriders drop their final two contests.

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Dominique Davis’ late landing within the fourth quarter secured the win as Montreal defeated Ottawa 34-30.

Montreal quarterback Trevor Harris went 19-of-27 passing for 241 yards and one landing within the win. Kicker David Côté contributed a pair of area objectives from 23 and 45 yards out.

Redblacks QB Nick Arbuckle paced his squad going 28-of-36 passing for 271 yards and two touchdowns.

The first half consisted of loads of motion, because the Redblacks took a 24-17 lead into the break.

On the sport’s first play from scrimmage, Arbuckle tossed a lateral to large receiver Ryan Davis, who then linked with Shaquille Johnson on a 45-yard catch-and-run play. Three performs later, that trickery led to the Redblacks opening the scoring on a 23-yard landing cross from Arbuckle to Siaosi Mariner.

On Ottawa’s subsequent possession, Arbuckle fumbled trying to scramble and Alouettes defensive again Adarius Pickett scooped the ball up and scored on a 16-yard return to tie the sport up at 7-7.

After a 35-yard landing catch from Tevaun Smith gave the Redblacks a 14-7 lead simply over two minutes later, Côté hit a 23-yard area purpose to chop the deficit to 14-10 with underneath 4 minutes remaining within the quarter.

On the primary play of the second quarter, Ottawa QB Caleb Evans scored a one-yard dashing landing to spice up his facet’s result in 21-10. Just over eight minutes later, Montreal responded as Harris linked with operating again Walter Fletcher on a 40-yard landing cross. The body ended with a 41-yard area purpose by Ward.

The Alouettes took their first lead of the sport within the third quarter as they turned a 24-17 deficit right into a 27-24 benefit.

Côté kicked off the scoring with a 45-yard area purpose 5 minutes in earlier than William Stanback ran in for a three-yard landing with slightly below 4 minutes left within the quarter.

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