Sunday, August 21, 2016


The Regina Thunder fell to 1-1 with a 36-17 loss in Calgary to the now 2-0 Colts on Sunday afternoon.

Xavier Ramsay led the Colts with 152 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Richard Sindani put up 124 yards receiving on 4 catches and scored a major. Defensively Colton Burr had two interceptions for Calgary.

The Colts led 16-0 early before a Kris Calcutt field goal got the Thunder on the board. Calgary scored again to make it 23-3 but Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette cut the lead to 10 with a touchdown of his own for Regina.

Two late field goals in the 2nd quarter from Kris Calcutt cut the Calgary lead to 23-16 at the half.

In the third quarter the Thunder thought they had the game tieing touchdown on a beautiful catch by Levi Paul in the endzone but it was called back on a pass interference flag. In the end just one point was scored in the quarter on a missed Regina field goal

In the 4th the Colts sealed the win, outscoring Regina 13-0 to win 36-17. The Thunder turned the ball over 4 times in the contest.

Regina quarterback Sawyer Buettner was 20 of 32 passing for 226 yards and 3 interceptions. Running back Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette ran for 188 yards on 26 carries and scored ther teams lone touchdown, he also caught 3 balls for 39 yards. Nathin Fortin led the club with 41 receiving yards.

Here is a look at the team stats from the game.

The Thunder are on the road again in week 3 when they visit the Winnipeg Rifles (1-1) on Saturday.

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