USports Football: Richard helps Laval rout Concordia

Laval quarterback Hugo Richard. (U Sports/Laval Rouge et Or)

MONTREAL — Quarterback Hugo Richard completed 20-of-26 pass attempts for 229 yards and a touchdown and ran in another TD to lead the Laval Rouge et Or past the Concordia Stingers 46-14 on Friday in Canadian university football play.

Kicker David Cote made five conversions and kicked three field goals as Laval (7-1) stretched its win streak to five games.

Jean-Guy Rimpel rushed for 137 yards to lead Concordia’s (3-4) offence. Adam Vance rushed for a touchdown and Qwintyn Rice caught a TD strike.

The Rouge et Or moved up to No. 2 in the USports weekly football rankings from third.

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