Tiger-Cats win first road game of season with victory over Stampeders


The Hamilton Tiger-Cats gained their first road game this season and their first game in Calgary in 18 years in a 35-32 victory over the Stampeders on Friday.

Tiger-Cats quarterback Dane Evans threw to Tim White ultimately zone with 11 seconds remaining within the game for the successful rating.

Hamilton linebacker Richard Leonard returned one of his two interceptions for a landing. Seth Small kicked subject objectives from 57, 46, 36 and 24 yards.

Evans accomplished 17 of 25 passes for 244 yards, and likewise scored a one-yard speeding landing.

Calgary third-string quarterback and short-yardage specialist Tommy Stevens had given the Stampeders a five-point lead with 63 seconds remaining within the game on a one-yard plunge.

Stampeder quarterback Jake Maier, who was intercepted 3 times within the first half, accomplished 26 of 35 passes for 251 yards and made landing throws to William Langlais and Tre Odoms-Dukes.

Calgary’s Rene Paredes kicked subject objectives from 34, 39, 26 and 41 yards.

Third within the East Division, Hamilton (6-10) is making an attempt to fend off the Saskatchewan Roughriders (6-10) within the West searching for to take a playoff spot by way of a crossover.

The Montreal Alouettes (8-8), who rank second within the East, locked in each a post-season berth and a house playoff game with a 34-30 win over the Ottawa Redblacks earlier Friday.

The Stampeders (10-6) had already secured a West Division playoff berth, however are in a race with the B.C. Lions (10-5) for second within the West and the fitting to host the division semifinal Nov. 6.

The Lions are at house Saturday to the defending Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers (14-2), who will end first within the West and host the division ultimate Nov. 13.

Hamilton strung collectively two straight wins for the first time this season following a win over the Roughriders final week, whereas Calgary suffered its first loss to an East Division opponent.

The Tiger-Cats hadn’t gained at McMahon since July 4, 2004 earlier than Friday’s victory there.

Calgary amassed 183 speeding yards to Hamilton’s 56 in entrance of an introduced 20,589 at McMahon Stadium, the place a tough north wind blew into the faces of kickers and punters within the house finish.

Hamilton led 27-26 with three minutes remaining within the game following Small’s 36-yard subject aim into the wind. The Tiger-Cats turned the ball over on downs inside their very own 20-yard line, nevertheless, with 1:46 remaining.

Stevens scored the successful landing on a one-yard plunge, however Calgary’s two-point convert try failed. Evans threw a 42-yard move to White to get Hamilton to Calgary’s doorstep for the successful landing.

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Stampeder defensive finish Shawn Lemon recovered Wes Hills’ fumble halfway by means of the fourth quarter, which Calgary transformed right into a 46-yard subject aim by Paredes and a 26-24 lead.

Trailing 24-13 late within the third quarter, Maier completed an eight-play, 70-yard drive with an eight-yard scoring throw to Odoms-Dukes.

Calgary’s Tyson Middlemost recovered the following Paredes kickoff for the Stampeders to get the ball on Hamilton’s 19-yard line.

Paredes then minimize the deficit to 1 level with a 26-yard subject aim to start out the fourth quarter.

Small kicked a 57-yard, wind-aided subject aim following a Paredes’ 39-yarder within the third.

Hamilton scored on its opening drive of the second half capped by Evans’ one-yard plunge on a third-and-goal for a 21-10 lead.

Despite dominating time of possession and holding Hamilton’s offence to 60 whole yards within the first half, Calgary trailed 14-10 at halftime as a result of Hamilton turned Maier’s three interceptions into 10 factors.

Small booted a 46-yard field-goal with eight seconds left within the half. Paredes kicked a 34-yarder with 50 seconds remaining.

Leonard returned Maier’s third choose for a 64-yard landing late within the second quarter. The Stampeders then conceded a single on the following kickoff.

Calgary head coach Dave Dickenson’s profitable problem for move interference prolonged a drive at Hamilton’s 19-yard line late within the first quarter. Maier linked with Langlais ultimately zone on a 13-yard landing throw.

Calgary’s quarterback was intercepted on his two opening drives. Leonard halted a downfield march with a choose to get Hamilton the ball on their very own 14-yard line. The guests ended up punting after a two-and-out.

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Maier’s second throw of the game was picked off by Hamilton’s Julian Howsare. Unable to covert the turnover into a significant, Hamilton settled for Small’s 24-yard subject aim.

The Stampeders conclude their common season in opposition to the Roughriders in Regina on Oct. 22 and at house Oct. 29. Hamilton caps its marketing campaign in opposition to the Redblacks at house Oct. 21 and Oct. 29 in Ottawa.


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