Mount Allison smokes St. Francis Xavier: CIS football

Brandon Leyh threw two touchdown passes as the Mount Allison Mounties defeated the St. Francis Xavier X-Men 42-13 on Saturday for their first win of the Canadian university football season.

Brandon Leyh throws 2 TDs for Mounties

Brandon Leyh threw two touchdown passes as the Mount Allison Mounties defeated the St. Francis Xavier X-Men 42-13 on Saturday for their first win of the Canadian university football season.

Leyh completed 20-of-35 passes for 292 yards in staking the Mounties (1-4) to a commanding 24-0 half-time lead. Jordan Botel ran for 131 yards and a TD while Josh Blanchard had eight catches for 150 yards and a touchdown for the winners.

Tivon Cook was 13-of-26 passing for 115 yards with a TD and an interception for St. Francis Xavier (3-2). Randy Roseway had four catches for 64 yards and a touchdown.

In other action, the McMaster Marauders defeated the Laurier Golden Hawks 28-5.

At Waterloo, Ont., Marshall Ferguson completed 13-of-29 passes for 197 yards and two TDs with an interception for McMaster (3-3). Ferguson threw both of his touchdown passes in the second quarter as the Marauders outscored the Hawks 18-0 for a commanding 25-3 half-time advantage.

James Fracas was 27-of-45 passing for 243 yards and an interception for Laurier (1-6).

On Friday night, Saint Mary's edged Acadia 11-9, Guelph defeated Carleton 48-12 and Queen's dispatched Waterloo 78-21.

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