Laval Rouge University et al won 31-14 over the Concordia University Stingers on Saturday.
However, hostilities started off poorly for the Rouge et Or, as the Stingers took a 7-0 lead in the first quarter, thanks to two field goals by Eric Maksimuik.
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But Université Laval took control from the second quarter. The team took the lead in the second quarter and never looked back, scoring 31 unanswered points. The team’s defense was excellent, giving up only one goal at the end of the match.
While the game was still close, Enzo DeHolo scored his first career touchdown with 15 seconds left in the second quarter. The latter had an excellent encounter, achieving two very important goals.
In the third quarter, Isaac Gaillarditz made a brilliant individual effort to reach the end zone and score his team’s second touchdown, after receiving a pass from Arnaud Desjardins.
The Rouge et Or will also be able to thank kicker Vincent Blanchard. He made five field goals, including one from 45 yards, and two more from 38 and 36 yards.
Laval ranks second in the standings with three wins and one loss. In their case, the Stingers recorded their second defeat this season.
Université Laval Rouge et Or will go to Stade Percival Molson to take on McGill University next week.