Redblacks get victory No. 1
OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks (1-3-1) finally picked up their first victory of the season with a 24-19 Canadian Football League win over the Montreal Alouettes (2-3) on Wednesday night.
Trevor Harris was 29-of-41 passing for 376 yards with two TDs. Montreal’s Darian Durant was 35 for 45 for 452 yards and two TDs and two interceptions.
The play of the game came with just over one minute left when the Ottawa defence held off the Alouettes on a third-and-one attempt at Ottawa’s eight-yard line.
Looking to close a 24-18 gap Boris Bede attempted a 50-yard field goal, but settled for a single after kicking the ball out of bounds.
Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris makes a pass during first-half Canadian Football League action against the Montreal Alouettes in Ottawa on Wednesday night. Harris passed for 376 yards and two touchdowns.