CIS Roundup: Cluett connects with Jones for late TD as Axemen edge Mounties

SACKVILLE, N.B. — It was a wild finish for the Acadia Axemen.

Quarterback Cody Cluett threw a 53-yard touchdown pass to Brian Jones with 1:05 left in the fourth quarter as the Axemen edged the No. 8 Mount Allison Mounties 25-24 on Saturday in Canadian Interuniversity Sport football action.

Cluett finished the game 21-for-35 passing for 285 yards and two touchdowns for Acadia (2-0). Running back Thomas Troop had 22 carries for 91 yards and a touchdown.

Brandon Leyh completed 28 passes for 202 yards and a touchdown for Mount Allison (1-1).

X-MEN 48 HUSKIES 13

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — Tivon Cook completed 23-of-30 passes for 338 yards and three touchdowns to lift St. Francis Xavier (1-1) over Saint Mary’s (0-2).

GEE-GEES 52 LANCERS 24

OTTAWA — Ian Stewart caught two of Derek Wendel’s five touchdown passes as the Gee-Gees (2-1) toppled winless Windsor (0-4).

LIONS 23 WARRIORS 14

WATERLOO, Ont. — Running back Jesse Amankwaa rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns to lead York (1-3) over the Warriors (0-4).

MUSTANGS 48 GAELS 25

LONDON, Ont. — Will Finch threw for 454 yards and two touchdowns as No. 3 Western (4-0) downed Queen’s (2-2).

GRYPHONS 33 MARAUDERS 23

GUELPH, Ont. — A’Dre Fraser caught both of James Roberts’ touchdown passes as the No. 5 Gryphons (4-0) remained undefeated by topping No. 6 McMaster (2-1).

RAVENS 19 VARSITY BLUES 15

OTTAWA — Michael Domagala hit field goals from 11, 13, 29 and 41 yards as Carleton (3-1) held off Toronto (1-2).

ROUGE ET OR 44 GAITERS 2

LENNOXVILLE, Que. — Marc-Antoine Langevin completed 13 passes for two touchdowns and an interception as No. 2 Laval (3-0) routed Bishop’s (0-3).

CARABINS 32 VERT ET OR 13

MONTREAL — Louis-Mathieu Normandin caught all three of Gabriel Cousineau’s touchdown passes as No. 4 Montreal (2-1) got past Sherbrooke (1-2). 

STINGERS 33 REDMEN 21

MONTREAL — Trenton Miller threw a pair of touchdowns for 275 yards as Concordia (2-1) beat McGill (1-2).

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