Western runs over rival Queen’s in Yates Cup to clinch spot at home in Vanier Cup


Keon Edwards rushed for 260 yards and a landing and the Western Mustangs moved nearer to defending their Vanier Cup varsity soccer title with 44-16 rout of the Queen’s Gaels on Saturday.

Evan Hillock threw for 3 landing passes because the Mustangs cruised to victory in the Yates Cup, the title recreation of U Sports’ Ontario University Athletics convention.

Edwards carved by the Gaels’ defence all afternoon. His standout efficiency included an 81-yard run in the second quarter to arrange a 10-yard landing run by Keanu Yazbeck.

Yazbeck ran for 76 yards and two touchdowns whereas receiver Seth Robertson had 86 yards and a landing.

WATCH | Western routs Queen’s in Yates Cup:

OUA males’s soccer: Yates Cup

Watch Queen’s tackle Western in a battle for the Yates Cup.

Griffin Campbell and Savaughn Magnaye-Jones additionally had touchdowns by the air for Western.

Kicker Brian Garrity added a discipline objective and 5 converts.

Anthony Soles had two speeding touchdowns for the Gaels, who bought their different factors on a security with lower than two minutes remaining.

Western will subsequent face Laval in the Mitchell Bowl, with the winner advancing to the Vanier Cup.

The Rouge et Or beat Montreal 25-24 in the Dunsmore Cup, the ultimate of the Reseau du sport etudiant du Quebec convention.

The Mustangs will host the U Sports championship recreation Nov. 26 at Western Alumni Stadium in London, Ont.

The different finalist shall be determined in subsequent week’s Uteck Bowl between St. Francis Xavier and Saskatchewan.

The X-Men superior with a 21-14 win over Mount Allison in the Loney Bowl, the Atlantic University Sport closing, and the Huskies defeated UBC 23-8 to declare the Hardy Cup as Canada West champions.


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