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QB Harris leads a kick-off returner-worthy Alouette to an impressive victory for rough riders

Montreal 37, Saskatchewan 13. David Kote kicked five field goals and Worthy returned an 88-yard opening kick-off for a touchdown.

Montreal Alouettes' Chandler Worthy runs in for touchdown against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during first half CFL football action in Montreal, Thursday, June, 23, 2022.
Montreal Alouette's Chandler Worthy touches the Saskatchewan rough rider I rush in for the down. First half CFL football action in Montreal on Thursday, June 23, 2022.Photo: Graham Hughes/Canadian Press

Trevor Harris as Alouette's first quarterback The team also discovered a new return specialist for Chandler Worthy.

Veteran Harris made the first start of the season ahead of Vernon Adams Jr., and on Thursday night, Montreal's compelling 37-13 against the team's Saskatchewan Riders. Passed one touchdown with the victory of. Regular season home debut at Molson Stadium in front of 16,027 spectators.

Adams, suffering from COVID-19, was undressed, but head coach Khari Jones decided to nominate Harris as the team's starter last Sunday.

On behalf of the injured Mario Alford, he returned an 88-yard opening kick-off for a touchdown, which was also effective for the punt returner. Safety Marc-Antoine Dequoy returned a 21-yard passcut and David Côté scored five field goals.

Brett Lauser kicked a pair of field goals in Saskatchewan before Duke Williams recorded a slow touchdown on a five-yard pass. This was Ars' first victory of the season, following two minor defeats. Saskatchewan is currently 2-1.

This is always a good sign if the team is leading before the attack hits the field. And that was the case after Worthy took the opening kick-off, moved to his right, cut back to the left sideline, and returned the opening kick-off for an electric run just 15 seconds later.

This is B.L. It was the longest kick-off return in team history since then. Thompson's 106-yard player against Ottawa in October 1962.

Ars increased his lead from 21 yards to 7:56 to 10-0 on his first field goal. Coincidentally, it was the distance that thetrowel missed a field goal that could be won in last week's match

worth getting ready with a 24-yard punt return.

Riders took the lead with Rouzer's 41-yard field goal in the opening play of the second quarter, but Saskatchewan wins with more than three points after driving. I was convinced. To the 23 yard line in Montreal. However, following an incomplete pass, quarterback Cody Fajardo was struck by Michael Wakefield with a loss of 12 yards.

However, Ars responded in the next play, and Harris connected with Kion Julian Grant for a long pass and run touchdown. Canadian receivers defeated cornerback Nelson Rocombo in play, giving Ars a 20-3 lead and stealing momentum from visitors.

Montreal Alouettes defensive back Najee Murray (12) takes down Saskatchewan Roughriders wide receiver D’haquille Williams (5) preventing Williams from completing the touchdown during CFL action in Montreal on Thursday, June 23, 2022.
Montreal Alouette's Defensive Back Nagy Murray (12) is a Saskatchewan rough rider Wide-defeat receiver Dakir Williams (5) prevents Williams from completing the touchdown during a CFL action in Montreal on Thursday, June 23, 2022.Photo courtesy of Allen McInnis/Montreal Gazette

Ars designed a 10-play, 68-yard drive in the middle of the quarter. I drove to Saskatchewan 6, but settled on a 16-yard field goal on the iron. Nevertheless, Montreal went to the dressing room half-time and cared for a healthy 23-3 lead.

The rider started the second half in an impressive way and designed a 14-play, 54-yard drive that took 8 minutes to take. But in the end, Saskatchewan had only another field goal to show that effort: Rosa's 20-yard player. And that wasn't enough.

The dagger was in the second half of the quarter when the safety decoy intercepted a pass off Duke Williams and returned to the end zone for his first professional touchdown and a 30-6 lead. came.

Play was invalidated by a penalty, but Worthy returned a 73-yard punt for a touchdown later in the quarter. Jones challenged the play, but it was endorsed after the video review.

Nevertheless, Ars was not deterred. Harris connected with Canadian rookie receiver Tyson Philpot in a 65-yard play. However, Montreal was unable to finish the drive and settled on the iron's fourth field goal, the 17-yard goal, in the opening play of the fourth quarter.

Fajardo threw a second passcut. It was replaced by backup Mason Fine in the middle of the period after being stolen by Mike Jones in the cornerback.

These two teams will meet again at Regina for a week starting Saturday.

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