The Montreal Alouettes hosted the Edmonton Eskimos this week at Molson Stadium. Montreal was in search of a win to open some breathing room between themselves and the third place Toronto Argonauts. Meanwhile, Edmonton was looking to make up some ground on the West Division leading Calgary Stampeders. Edmonton K Sean Fleming got the Eskimos off on the right foot when his 30-yard FG split the uprights at 1:09 of the opening quarter. Montreal K Terry Baker countered at 14:23 with a 33-yard FG tying the score at 3. Montreal running back Mike Pringle, who was in search of his 10th consecutive 100+ yard rushing game, scored the game’s first major, a 28-yard rushing TD at 3:35. Baker’s convert was good and the Als were out in front by a 10-3 score. Baker added to that lead at 6:54 with a 14-yard FG at 6:54 giving Montreal a 13-3 lead. Montreal continued to dominate and further added to their lead at 13:06 when WR Mac Cody teamed up with QB Anthony Calvillo for a 13-yard TD reception. Baker’s convert gave Montreal a 17-point halftime cushion. Baker’s 29-yard FG 7 seconds into the third quarter accounted for the quarters only points. In fourth quarter, Montreal continued to dominated and added to their lead at 5:11 with a Baker single. Baker then his by nailed a 29-yard FG at 10:25 padding Montreal’s lead to 24 points. QB Lance Funderburk, who relieved Calvillo midway through the fourth quarter, called his own number and rambled into the end zone at 12:40. Baker’s convert completed the game’s scoring making the final from Molson Stadium, Montreal 34, Edmonton 3. The win bumps Montreal’s record to 9-4-1 while dropping Edmonton to 7-7-0.
MTL: Field Goal
7. MTL: Single BAKER (21 yards off a Missed Field Goal) 5:11
8. MTL: Field Goal BAKER (29 yards) 10:25
9. MTL: Touchdown FUNDERBURK (1 yard) 12:40
MTL: Convert Kick BAKER 12:40
|Time of Possession||25:36||34:24|
EDM – BURSE: 8/46 YDS, 0 TD; KEMP: 1/10 YDS, 0 TD; WILLIAMS: 3/2 YDS, 0 TD; ARCHER: 1/1 YDS, 0 TD; MTL – PRINGLE: 28/186 YDS, 1 TD; CALVILLO: 3/14 YDS, 0 TD; HASKINS: 4/10 YDS, 0 TD; FUNDERBURK: 1/1 YDS, 1 TD;
EDM – DOWDELL: 5/68 YDS, 0 TD; WILLIAMS: 3/31 YDS, 0 TD; BLAIR: 2/19 YDS, 0 TD; BURSE: 1/17 YDS, 0 TD; WIGGINS: 1/17 YDS, 0 TD; MYERS: 2/11 YDS, 0 TD; MTL – ARMSTRONG: 4/69 YDS, 0 TD; HASKINS: 2/52 YDS, 0 TD; PRINGLE: 3/45 YDS, 0 TD; CAHOON: 3/33 YDS, 0 TD; CODY: 2/25 YDS, 1 TD; SOLES: 3/24 YDS, 0 TD;
|Largest Lead / Deficit||+3 / -31||+31 / -3|
|Time in Lead||13:14||05:21||41:25|
|McTavish||1:00 PM||Clear||12.0°C||NNE (220°) at 9 km/h||50%||102.65 kPa|
|McTavish||2:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||12.9°C||NNE (320°) at 9 km/h||53%||102.69 kPa|
|McTavish||3:00 PM||Partly Cloudy||12.9°C||NNE (290°) at 6 km/h||50%||102.69 kPa|
|McTavish||4:00 PM||Clear||12.8°C||NNE (250°) at 4 km/h||47%||102.66 kPa|
Data from Dark Sky. Contains supplemental data (Conditions, Pressure, Cloud cover) from Dark Sky estimated conditions.