OTTAWA – The Ottawa Gee-Gees snapped a four-year Panda Game skid with a 38-27 win over the Carleton Ravens on Saturday at TD Place.
The win, in the 50th edition of the showdown between the two Ottawa schools, was Ottawa’s first Panda Game triumph since 2013. It came before a record crowd of 24,470.
Gee-Gees quarterback Sawyer Buettner threw five touchdown passes as Ottawa (4-1) grabbed sole possession of second place in Ontario University Athletics.
The Gee-Gees picked off Ravens quarterback Michael Arruda four times as Carleton dropped to 4-2.
GRYPHONS 27 GOLDEN HAWKS 24
WATERLOO, Ont. – Dotun Aketepe returned an interception 69 yards for a touchdown and Guelph (3-3) scored 17 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarters for a come-from-behind win over Laurier (2-3).
HUSKIES 27 X-MEN 24
ANTIGONISH, N.S. – Kaleb Scott threw a TD strike to Josh Henry with under two minutes to play and Saint Mary’s (5-0) stayed undefeated with a win over St. FX (3-2).
MUSTANGS 26 GAELS 23
KINGSTON, Ont. – Quarterback Chris Merchant ran in a 12-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to lift Western (5-0) over Queen’s (3-3).
LANCERS 26 VARSITY BLUES 24
WINDSOR, Ont. – Windsor (1-4) won its first of the season over Toronto (0-5) as Clark Green put the home side ahead with a 45-yard field goal with 26 seconds left.
MOUNTIES 25 GAITERS 10
LENNOXVILLE, Que. – Kiel Ambursley rushed for 121 yards as Mount Allison (2-3) kept Bishop’s (0-5) winless.
ROUGE ET OR 53 STINGERS 2
MONTREAL – Laval (5-0) cruised to a win over Concordia (2-3) to maintain top spot in the Quebec league. Hugo Richard passed for 213 yards and two touchdowns.
DINOS 33 HUSKIES 13
CALGARY – Calgary (5-0) took a 23-3 lead after the first half and rolled home to defeat Saskatchewan (3-2) in a battle for first in Canada West. Dinos quarterback Adam Sinagra threw for 432 yards and four touchdowns.
RAMS 32 BISONS 31 (OT)
WINNIPEG – A failed two-point convert attempt on Manitoba’s possession of overtime gave Regina (3-2) the win. Kyle Borsa hauled in a 35-yard TD pass from Regina QB Noah Picton to open the OT scoring. Picton became the U Sports career passing leader with that toss. The Bisons fell to 2-3.
LIONS 34 WARRIORS 32
TORONTO – York (2-4) blocked a field goal in the dying seconds to preserve an upset over Waterloo (3-3). The Warriors have lost two in a row since upsetting Wilfrid Laurier in the battle of Waterloo.
CARABINS 43 VERT et OR 3
MONTREAL – Dimitri Morand threw for 275 yards with three touchdowns and the Montreal defence came up big as the Carabins downed the Sherbrooke Vert et Or 43-3 on Friday in U Sports football action.
Morand went 14-of-18 and connected with receiver Louis-Mathieu Normandin for two of his TDs, including a 53-yarder early in the second quarter to make it 21-0.
Montreal (4-1) had 445 yards of total offence while holding Sherbrooke to just 55 yards of offence and only four first downs all game.
The Carabins were up 43-0 before Louis Tardif scored a rouge with 2:36 to play in the fourth for the winless Vert et Or (0-5).
Sherbrooke used three different quarterbacks who combined to go 2 for 13 for nine yards passing and one interception.
GOLDEN BEARS 26 THUNDERBIRDS 21
EDMONTON – Jonathan Rosery carried the ball 23 times for 161 yards and a touchdown as Alberta (1-4) beat UBC (1-4) for its first win of the campaign.
Calgary 33 Saskatchewan 13
Guelph 27 Wilfrid Laurier 24
Laval 53 Concordia 2
Mount Allison 18 Bishop’s 10
Ottawa 38 Carleton 27
Regina 32 Manitoba 31 (OT)
Saint Mary’s 27 St. Francis Xavier 24
Western 26 Queen’s 23
Windsor 26 Toronto 24
York 34 Waterloo 32
Alberta 26 British Columbia 21
Montreal 43 Sherbrooke 3
Ottawa at Toronto, 7 p.m.
Windsor at Western, 7 p.m.
Queen’s at McMaster, 11 a.m.
Wilfrid Laurier at Carleton, 1 p.m.
St. Francis Xavier at Acadia, 6 p.m.
McGill at Sherbrooke, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 6
Bishop’s at Saint Mary’s, 2 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7
Montreal at Laval, 1 p.m.