Redblacks fall short in 17-16 loss to Calgary

The Redblacks fall short to the Calgary Stampeders, 17-16. The hard fought battle went in favour of the Redblacks all through the game up until the last minute. 

After starting the game with a big 58 yard return by DeVonte Dedmon, Lewis Ward led the team with 3 field goals an one extra point which led to 10 points. Along with  Ward’s 3 field goals, running back John Crockett rushed for 84 yards, while catching one ball for 9 yards. With tonight’s 84 yards, Crockett now leads the Redblacks and is 6th in the league with 234 rush yards. 

On the offensive side of the ball, Brad Sinopoli has had his struggles throughout the season, but there were no signs of struggle tonight. Sinopoli caught 7 passes for 76 along with a 23 yard touchdown.

With the offence and Lewis putting up 16 points, the defence also played fantastic all game. Without giving up a touchdown, the defence had 4 turnovers along with a turnover on downs. 3 of the 5 turnovers came in the first half. 

The Redblacks now extend their lose streak to 4 losses as the team will travel to Montreal next week.

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