Game Over

IAN BUSBY -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:48 AM ET

PLAYERS OF THE GAME:

* OFFENCE:

This could go to five different Stamps but RB Joffrey Reynolds drove a stake through the 'Riders in the third quarter. Reynolds scampered into the endzone for a 34-yard TD on the opening drive in the second half and had another touchdown later in the period.

* DEFENCE:

The entire defensive line was key for the Stamps, shutting down the run game and putting pressure on QB Nealon Green. DL Demetrious Maxie forced a fumble, Sheldon Napastuk thumped Greene for a sack and Rahim Abdullah knocked down a Greene pass.

* SPECIAL TEAMS:

K Sandro DeAngelis booted a 56-yard field goal in the opening quarter and kept his perfect streak alive this season by adding ones from 25- and 46 yards.

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TURNING POINT:

In the second quarter with Calgary up 6-0, Stamps DL Demetrious Maxie rushed quarterback Nealon Greene into throwing but the ball popped loose. LB John Grace scooped it up and Henry Burris dove in for a one-yard TD a few plays later for a 13-0 lead, which they would never relinquish.

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CATCH OF THE GAME:

In between two defenders, Jeremaine Copeland reached out from behind one to snag a Henry Burris bullet right in front of another.

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HIT OF THE GAME:

'Riders LB Reggie Hunt came flying through the line on a stunt and pancaked QB Henry Burris at the end of the third quarter for a sack.

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NOTABLES:

Mike Juhasz celebrated his 29th birthday last night ... The sellout caused a hot market for seats last night. Reduced tickets in the $15 white section were being resold outside the ticket office for $40 ... K Sandro DeAngelis kicked a 56-yard field goal in the first quarter, the longest by a Stamp since Mark McLoughlin booted a 58-yarder in 1988 ... 'Riders WR Jason French landed on his head in the first half and was shaken up but did return ... Calgary P Burke Dales wasn't put into action until the third quarter ... WR Gerald Harris caught his first pass in a Stamps uniform ... 'Riders QB Nealon Greene dove in for his fourth TD this season, the league leader among pivots ... The Stamps win was the first in four tries against the 'Riders at McMahon.

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UP NEXT:

Stamps at B.C., Friday, 8 p.m., TSN.


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