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Stanback, Lewis, Hunter give Alouettes sweep of top performer awards for Week 12

The Montreal Alouettes swept the performer of the week awards for Week 12 of the CFL season, with running back William Stanback taking top honours. Stanback breaks away from Toronto Argonauts defensive back Crezdon Butler and defensive back Treston Decoud, right, during fourth quarter CFL football action in Montreal on Friday, October 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

TORONTO - The Montreal Alouettes swept the performer of the week awards for Week 12 of the CFL season, with running back William Stanback taking top honours.

Alouettes receiver Eugene Lewis and defensive back Monshadrik Hunter were named the second and third stars respectively.

Stanback matched a career-high in rushing yards and scored a touchdown as the Alouettes beat the Toronto Argonauts 37-16 on Friday. The victory knotted the two clubs atop the East Division standings.

Stanback rushed the ball 24 times (8.5 yards per carry) for 203 yards – equaling his personal best set in 2019.

He leads the CFL in rushing with 880 yards and has 56 receiving yards this season.

Lewis recorded seven catches for a career-high 156 yards and two touchdowns.

Lewis leads the CFL with 815 receiving yards on 48 receptions, and his six touchdown catches are tied for second.

Hunter had two interceptions, two pass knockdowns and a tackle in the win over Toronto. It was his first career CFL game with multiple interceptions.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 26, 2021.

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