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U Sports Roundup: Nketiah leads Warriors in win over Varsity Blues

September 09, 2017 - 8:16 PM

WATERLOO, Ont. - Receiver Richmond Nketiah caught two touchdown passes and the Waterloo Warriors staved off a fourth-quarter comeback attempt to beat the Toronto Varsity Blues 28-23 in U Sports football action on Saturday.

Lucas McConnell completed 18-of-25 passes for 191 yards and a touchdown and Tre Ford threw for 13 yards and a score for Waterloo (2-0).

Clay Segueira led the offence for Toronto (1-1), throwing for a touchdown and running in another. Sequiera was also intercepted twice.

The Varsity Blues put up nine points in the fourth quarter capped by Segueira's 18-yard TD run with 1:40 to play. Their two-point conversion attempt failed.

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CARABINS 21 ROUGE ET OR 16

MONTREAL — Samuel Caron found Guillaume Paquet for a 41-yard touchdown pass late in the third quarter to put the Carabins (2-0) ahead in their comeback win over No. 1 Laval (2-1). The victory ended Montreal's 13-game losing streak against the Rouge et Or.

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GRYPHONS 82 LANCERS 10

GUELPH, Ont. — James Roberts threw for 302 yards and four touchdown passes and running backs Jamal Hooker and Johnny Augustine ran in two scores apiece to power the Gryphons (1-2) over Windsor (0-3).

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MUSTANGS 29 MARAUDERS 14

HAMILTON — Chris Merchant overcame two interceptions to throw for 189 yards and a touchdown and kicker Marc Liegghio hit three field goals as Western (3-0) stayed undefeated while handing the Marauders (2-1) their first loss of the season.

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GEE-GEES 26 LIONS 17

TORONTO — Donald Shaw ran in a 35-yard touchdown with 41 seconds left to cement Ottawa's (3-0) victory over York (0-3).

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AXEMEN 38 X-MEN 24

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Cody Cluett threw for 201 yards and three touchdowns, including two to receiver Cordell Hastings, as Acadia (2-1) beat St.FX (1-2).

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HUSKIES 40 GAITERS 21

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Kaleb Scott threw four touchdown passes but was intercepted three times as Saint Mary's (2-0) beat Bishop's (0-2).

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THUNDERBIRDS 32 BISONS 18

VANCOUVER — Michael O'Connor threw two touchdowns and Ben Cummings rushed for 145 yards on 24 carries as UBC (1-1) downed Manitoba (0-2).

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REDMEN 18 VERT ET OR 16

SHERBROOKE, Que. — Findlay Brown kicked three field-goals — including the winner with 26 seconds remaining — as McGill (1-1) rallied for an 18-16 victory over the Vert et Or (0-3).

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GOLDEN HAWKS 38 RAVENS 36

WATERLOO, Ont. — Levondre Gordon ran for 208 yards with two touchdowns as Laurier (2-0) held off a late rally from Carleton (1-2) to pick up the win.

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