CIS Roundup November 8 – Laval 52-8 against Concordia

CIS Roundup November 8 – Laval 52-8 against Concordia

QUEBEC — Hugo Richard threw four touchdown passes as the powerhouse Laval Rouge et Or dismantled the Concordia Stingers 52-8 in RSEQ conference semifinal action Saturday.

Richard completed 22-of-26 pass attempts for Laval (8-1), which will meet the defending Vanier Cup champion Montreal Carabins in the conference final next week.

Felix Lechasseur caught four passes for 76 yards and one touchdown. Laval’s other touchdowns came from Antony Auclair, Etienne Moisan, Alexandre Savard, and Maxime Boutin.

Laval took it to Concordia early, leading 13-0 after one quarter and taking a huge 40-0 lead into the locker-room at halftime.

Stingers (4-5) quarterback Colin Sequeira was good on 16-of-32 pass attempts for 203 yards, including the team’s lone touchdown pass to Daniel Skube.

DINOS 37 HUSKIES 29

CALGARY — Running back Mercer Timmis rushed for two touchdowns to lead the Dinos (9-0) to a comeback victory over Saskatchewan (4-5). Undefeated Calgary will play UBC for the 79th Hardy Cup next Saturday.

THUNDERBIRDS 52 BISONS 10

VANCOUVER — Michael O’Connor threw 231 yards and three touchdown passes as UBC (7-2) dispatched Manitoba (5-4) to send the Thunderbirds to the Hardy Cup final.

X-MEN 26 AXEMEN 4

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Ashton Dickson ran in two touchdowns as St. FX (6-3) downed Acadia (4-5) in the AUS semifinal. The X-Men will play Mount Allison in the division final next Saturday.

MUSTANGS 32 GOLDENHAWKS 18

LONDON, Ont. — Matt Uren had two rushing touchdowns to lead the Mustangs (8-0) over Laurier (4-4) in the OUA semifinal. Western will face Guelph next week for the Yates Cup.

GRYPHONS 33 RAVENS 21

GUELPH, Ont. — Donald Augustine rushed in two touchdowns and Brandon Gordon ran in another to lead the Gryphons (8-1) over Carleton (5-4) in the OUA’s other semi.

CARABINS 31 VERT ET OR 24

MONTREAL — Quarterback Gabriel Cousineau threw two TD strikes to Samuel Nadeau-Piuze to lift the defending Vanier Cup champion Carabins (7-2) over Sherbrooke (5-4). Montreal will play Laval in the RSEQ final next weekend.

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