Victor St. Pierre-Laviolette ran for 94 yards and 2 touchdowns while the Thunder defence forced 4 turnovers in Regina's season opening win, 15-6 over the Edmonton Huskies.
Both of St. Pierre-Lavioletes majors came in the 3rd quarter about 3 minutes apart to put the Thunder up 15-3. The Huskies kicked a field goal in the 4th and that was it for scoring in the contest.
The Thunder defence got 2 interceptions from Polis Koko and defensive lineman Matthew Williams had a monster game with 3.5 sacks and a fumble recovery. Ryan Warner was credited with the forced fumble. LB Daxton Moffatt and DB Marcus Hall led the club with 4 tackles each.
Offensively Sawyer Beuttner was 16 of 31 passing for 170 yards and threw one interception. Kris Calcutt led the receiving corps with 51 yards on 5 catches.
The 1-0 Regina Thunder will visit the 1-0 Calgary Colts on Sunday in a rematch of the 2015 PFC playoff semi-final.