Bishop's Gaiters top Mount Allison Mounties 44-12

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SHERBROOKE, Que. - Bishop's running back Jamall Lee continud his assault on the Quebec Football COnference Rushing title as he ran for 250 yards and two touchdowns as the ninth ranked Gaitrsimproved to 3-0 with a 44-12 victory over visiting Mount Allison.

Lee had touchdown runs of 100 and 75 yards as the Gaiters earned their first Homecoming win since defeating Mount Allison 25-13 in 2004.

Lee's 250 yard effort marked the second time he reached the 250 yard mark this season and was the fourth 200 yard rushing game of his career. The All-Canadian candidate also moved into sixth place on the QUFL all-time rushing list and is only two touchdowns short of tying the Bishop's career record for rushing touchdowns.

After four games, Lee leads the Quebec conference in rushing with 753 yards.

Mounties quarterback Kelly Hughes completed 17 of 38 passes for 192 yards with three interceptions while backup Byron Stearns threw for 62 yards and a score.

Receiver Gary Ross had four catches for 81 yards and a touchdown.

Saint Mary's 40, Acadia 12

At Halifax, the sixth ranked Saint Mary's Huskies improved to a 4-0 record with 33 unanswered points in the second half to defeat the Acadia Axemen 40-12.

Huskies running back Jacques Lambala accummulated 180 yards on 15 rushes that included a longest of 65 yards and two touchdowns while teammate Erik Glavic threw for 340 yards and one touchdown as the Huskies decimated a 12-7 Acadia lead at the half.

The Axemen's first half output included at 54 yard punt return by Najja Coley early in the first quarter followed by a 17 yard field goal in the closing minutes of the first quarter. A Justin Palardy rouge and two field goals in the first half kept the Huskies within striking distance at the half as they trailed the Axemen 12-7.

Laval 51 St. Francis Xavier 8

At Antigonish, Pierre-Luc Yao scored three touchdowns as the top-ranked Rouge et Or rolled over the X-Men in the first-ever game between the two teams.

Laval, which improved to 4-0, won its ninth consecutive game against Atlantic conference teams dating back to 2002.

Yao scored on a five-yard run in the first quarter, a 28-yard reception in the second frame and a two-yard run in the third stanza to bring his career total to 34 majors, eclipsing the previous Quebec mark of 32 set by former Ottawa quarterback Phil Cote.

Rouge et Or quarterback Benoit Groulx threw for three TDs, while Duane John, Julian Feoli Gudino and Guillaume Allard-Cameus also scored majors for Laval.

Christopher Milo added two field goals for the Rouge et Or.

Organizations: Halifax

Geographic location: Mount Allison Mounties 44, Quebec, Saint Mary Atlantic Ottawa

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