The Ticats defense stepped up huge in 37-14 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with two sacks, two interceptions and a forced fumble.
The Ticats wasted no time for the second week in a row, scoring on their first possession with a little bit of trickery, Dan Lefevour hands it off to Onrea Jones, who in turn throws it back to LeFevour for a 29-yard catch and run touchdown, 7-0 Ticats
Luca Congi extended the Ticats lead with a 41-yard field goal, making it 10-0.
The Ticats defense stepped up with a forced fumble picked up by Dee Webb, and ended up leading to a 10-yard Henry Burris touchdown pass to C.J Gable., making it 17-0 Ticats.
It was the Ticats defense again stepping up with Dee Webb picking off Buck Pierce and returning it 31-yards for the major, extending the Ticats lead to 24-0.
Winnipeg finally broke their goose egg late in the second quarter, after a fumbled punt return Sandro DeAngelis was good from 32-yards out, making it 24-3 Ticats.
Winnipeg used some of their own trickery on the ensuing kickoff with Sandro DeAngelis jumping on a soft onside kick leading to another field goal before the half was over, making it 24-6.
A Mike Renaud single point off of a punt would be the only points in the third quarter making it 24-7 Ticats.
Luca Congi finally got the Ticats first points of the second half early in the fourth quarter with a 10-yard field goal making it 27-7 Ticats.
Chad Simpson cut into the Ticats lead when he scrambled in for the major almost untouched from 44-yards out, 27-14 Ticats.
With less than three minutes left in game C.J Gable put the Ticats lead out of reach with a 4-yard touchdown run, putting the Ticats up 34-14.
Luca Congi would tack on a 42-yard field goal before the end of the game, extending the lead to 37-14 Ticats.
Henry Burris finished the game going 23 of 35 for 318 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions.
The Ticats next game is Friday night in BC at 10pm on AM900 CHML.