Calgary quarterback Henry Burris threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as his Stampeders beat the Lions 32-25 in B.C.'s last road game of the regular season.
Stamps, 10-7, clinched second place in the West with yesterday's win and will host the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the Nov. 5 division semifinal. The winner meets the first-place Lions in Nov. 12's Scotiabank West Championship at B.C. Place Stadium.
B.C. quarterback Buck Pierce scored a one-yard rushing touchdown and Paul McCallum made it 10-0 with a 24-yard field goal in the first quarter. McCallum missed two other attempts.
Joffrey Reynolds' 10-yard rushing touchdown and a 46-yard touchdown catch by Ken-Yon Rambo gave Calgary a 14-11 halftime margin. Stamps added four points in the third on Sandro DeAngelis' 39-yard field goal and punter Burke Dales' 54-yard single.
Markus Howell's 57-yard punt return set up Elijah Thurmon's 11-yard touchdown catch at 2:14 of the fourth. Calgary led 25-11 after DeAngelis' extra point.
Pierce left the game late in the third with a bruised elbow on a hit by ex-Lion Tony Tiller. Back-up Jarious Jackson connected with Kendrick Jones on a 42-yard touchdown at 7:51.
Burris ran for a three-yard major with 2:46 to go, but the Lions weren't finished.
Ryan Thelwell scooped the ball after Jones blocked Dales' punt deep in the Stamps' zone. He ran 13 yards for a touchdown with 63 seconds left. McCallum's convert brought the Lions within seven points, but Stamp Nik Lewis foiled his onside kick attempt.
Lions host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday and Winnipeg Blue Bombers Oct. 28 to end the regular season.