Tiger-Cats win rough game against Stampeders

In a duel where neither attack seemed to want to stand out, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Calgary Stampeders 23-17 on Friday at Tim Hortons Field.

Home team quarterback David Watford completed 19 of his 22 passing attempts but didn’t complete a single stint in the opposing end zone. However, he avoided being intercepted. He also added 35 yards of gains with his legs.

Kicker Taylor Bertolet registered 15 of the 23 points for the winners, thanks to five successful field goals. The defense also had its say with a touchdown following an interception by Simoni Lawrence.

For the Stampeders, pivot Bo Levi Mitchell had a terrible night, completing 16 of his 28 stints for 170 yards, in addition to being the victim of an interception. He even left his place to Jake Maier at the end of the match. The latter managed all of his nine stints, including one for a major, for 80 yards of gains. He also scored a major himself, on a race.


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