This week’s edition of Friday Night Football featured the 8-3 Alouettes against the 2-9 Blue Bombers. 10,259 turned out to witness what would turn out to be another exciting CFL game. The Bombers opened the scoring at 1:56 of the first period when K Troy Westwood’s 14-yard FG attempt was successful. Montreal hoofer, Terry Baker, countered at 5:53 when he connected from 24 yards out to tie the game. Montreal retook the lead at 12:27 when Winnipeg P Bob Cameron conceded a safety touch. Then at 14:45 of the first quarter, Montreal pivot, Marvin Graves scampered into the end zone from 7 yards out. Baker’s convert attempt was good, and the first quarter ended with the Alouettes on top by a 12-3 score. The Bombers scored their first major of the game at 3:37 of the second stanza when WR Milt Stegall caught a Chris Vargas pass at his own 5-yard line and turned it into a 105-yard TD. Westwood’s convert trimmed the Montreal lead to just 2. Baker increased it to 3 with a 62-yard punting single before Westwood closed out the first half scoring with FGs of 24 and 49 yards. The field goals sent the Bombers into the locker room with a slim 16-13 half-time lead. The Bombers got on the board early in the third frame when Vargas hooked up with SB Allan Boyko for a 28-yard TD. Westwood’s convert attempt was successful increasing their lead to 10. However, Montreal fought back and at 5:15, Graves found WR Millard Coleman for a 28-yard major. Baker’s convert cut the Winnipeg lead to just 3. Baker and Westwood would trade FGs to close out the third quarter scoring with the Bombers clinging to a 26-23 lead. The Alouettes tied the game at 7:23 of the fourth when Baker split the uprights from 49 yards out. Then at 13:16, he put the Als back in front with a 30-yard effort making the score 29-26. The Bombers would get 2 back via a Tracy Ham safety but this was as close as they would get as Montreal recorded a 29-28 victory running their record to 9-3 while the Bombers fell to 2-10.
|McTavish||7:00 PM||Mostly Cloudy||18.2°C||NNE (240°) at 0 km/h||88%||101.43 kPa|
|McTavish||8:00 PM||Mostly Cloudy||18.1°C||NNE (270°) at 2 km/h||84%||101.43 kPa|
|McTavish||9:00 PM||Mostly Cloudy||19.1°C||NNE (220°) at 6 km/h||77%||101.44 kPa|
|McTavish||10:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||18.8°C||NNE (220°) at 4 km/h||79%||101.44 kPa|
|McTavish||11:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||18.2°C||NNE (180°) at 4 km/h||81%||101.45 kPa|
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