Lions
Eskimos
43 - 28 Final
  for this game

Big fourth quarter propels Lions past Eskimos

Oct 18, 2008 - 5:45 AM
EDMONTON, Alberta (Ticker) -- Buck Pierce threw for 378 yards and three touchdowns as the B.C. Lions roared back to post a 43-28 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday.

Pierce connected on 25-of-40 passes and threw two of his scoring strikes in the fourth quarter, tossing touchdown passes of 31 and 36 yards to Geroy Simon for the Lions (10-6).

B.C. trailed, 28-23, entering the final period but took the lead on Charles Roberts' 2-yard touchdown run with 13:02 remaining. The Lions added to their lead when Simon hauled in a 31-yard score with 9:03 left. B.C. sealed the game on Simon's second touchdown catch with under one minute remaining.

Roberts rushed for 102 yards and two scores and Paris Jackson had eight catches for 127 yards and a touchdown for B.C.

Ricky Ray completed 24-of-33 passes for 367 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Eskimos (9-7).








  • CFL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BC 14 3 6 20 43
    EDMONTON 7 14 7 0 28 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: EDM - TD, A.J. HARRIS 2 YD RUN (NOEL
    PREFONTAINE KICK), 12:01. EDMONTON
    7-0
    BCL - TD, CHARLES ROBERTS 1 YD RUN (PAUL
    MCCALLUM KICK), 8:54. BC 7-7
    BCL - TD, PARIS JACKSON 25 YD PASS FROM BUCK

    Oct 18 12:03 AM


  • CFL
    TD BCL
    GEROY SIMON 36 YD PASS FROM BUCK PIERCE
    (PAUL MCCALLUM KICK)
    BC 43
    EDMONTON 28 0:54 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Lions 43, Eskimos 28  4th - 0:54Oct 17 11:58 PM


  • CFL
    TD BCL
    GEROY SIMON 31 YD PASS FROM BUCK PIERCE
    (PAUL MCCALLUM KICK)
    BC 36
    EDMONTON 28 8:42 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Lions 36, Eskimos 28  4th - 8:42Oct 17 11:39 PM


  • CFL
    TD BCL
    CHARLES ROBERTS 2 YD RUN
    (TWO-POINT CONVERSION FAILED)
    BC 29
    EDMONTON 28 12:42 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Lions 29, Eskimos 28  4th - 12:42Oct 17 11:29 PM


  • CFL
    END, 3RD QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BC 14 3 6 23
    EDMONTON 7 14 7 28 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: EDM - TD, A.J. HARRIS 2 YD RUN (NOEL
    PREFONTAINE KICK), 12:01. EDMONTON
    7-0
    BCL - TD, CHARLES ROBERTS 1 YD RUN (PAUL
    MCCALLUM KICK), 8:54. BC 7-7
    BCL - TD, PARIS JACKSON 25 YD PASS FRO

    Oct 17 11:21 PM


  • CFL
    FG BCL
    PAUL MCCALLUM 16 YD
    BC 23
    EDMONTON 28 4:23 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Lions 23, Eskimos 28  3rd - 4:23Oct 17 11:09 PM


  • CFL
    TD EDM
    KELLY CAMPBELL 11 YD PASS FROM RICKY RAY
    (NOEL PREFONTAINE KICK)
    BC 20
    EDMONTON 28 10:34 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Lions 20, Eskimos 28  3rd - 10:34Oct 17 10:55 PM


  • CFL
    FG BCL
    PAUL MCCALLUM 16 YD
    BC 20
    EDMONTON 21 12:09 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Lions 20, Eskimos 21  3rd - 12:09Oct 17 10:48 PM


  • CFL
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    BC 14 3 17
    EDMONTON 7 14 21 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: EDM - TD, A.J. HARRIS 2 YD RUN (NOEL
    PREFONTAINE KICK), 12:01. EDMONTON
    7-0
    BCL - TD, CHARLES ROBERTS 1 YD RUN (PAUL
    MCCALLUM KICK), 8:54. BC 7-7
    BCL - TD, PARIS JACKSON 25 YD PASS FROM BU

    Oct 17 10:26 PM


  • CFL
    TD EDM
    MAURICE MANN 12 YD PASS FROM RICKY RAY
    (NOEL PREFONTAINE KICK)
    BC 17
    EDMONTON 21 0:04 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Lions 17, Eskimos 21  2nd - 0:04Oct 17 10:25 PM


  • CFL
    TD EDM
    CALVIN MCCARTY 3 YD PASS FROM RICKY RAY
    (NOEL PREFONTAINE KICK)
    BC 17
    EDMONTON 14 4:50 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Lions 17, Eskimos 14  2nd - 4:50Oct 17 10:20 PM


  • CFL
    FG BCL
    PAUL MCCALLUM 25 YD
    BC 17
    EDMONTON 7 0:59 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Lions 17, Eskimos 7  2nd - 0:59Oct 17 10:19 PM


  • CFL
    TD BCL
    PARIS JACKSON 25 YD PASS FROM BUCK PIERCE
    (PAUL MCCALLUM KICK)
    BC 14
    EDMONTON 7 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Lions 14, Eskimos 7  End of 1stOct 17 9:41 PM


  • CFL
    TD BCL
    CHARLES ROBERTS 1 YD RUN
    (PAUL MCCALLUM KICK)
    BC 7
    EDMONTON 7 6:06 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Lions 7, Eskimos 7  1st - 6:06Oct 17 9:34 PM


  • CFL
    TD EDM
    A.J. HARRIS 2 YD RUN
    (NOEL PREFONTAINE KICK)
    BC 0
    EDMONTON 7 2:59 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Lions 0, Eskimos 7  1st - 2:59Oct 17 9:34 PM


  • CFL
    BC 7
    EDMONTON 0 6:06 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Lions 7, Eskimos 0  1st - 6:06Oct 17 9:24 PM