Rouge et Or routs Sherbrooke 36-7 in CIS football

Rouge et Or routs Sherbrooke 36-7 in CIS football

QUEBEC — Antony Dufour opened the scoring with a 74-yard put return for a touchdown and the Laval Rouge et Or cruised to a 36-7 over the Sherbrooke Vert et Or on Sunday in Canadian Interuniversity Sport football action.

Maxime Boutin rushed for 143 yards and a touchdown for Laval (6-1), while quarterback Hugo Richard ran for 80 yards and a touchdown on nine carries.

That made up for Richard’s middling passing game. He went 11-for-22 with a touchdown and two interceptions.

Laval receiver Felix Faubert-Lussier added 62 yards and a touchdown on four receptions.

Sherbrooke managed just 195 yards of total offence. Its only points came from a one-yard touchdown pass from Jeremi Roch to Anthony Gosselin in the first quarter.

Roch was 17-of-37 for 189 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions as Sherbrooke fell to 4-3.

The Canadian Press

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