Friday evening became significant for the city of Winnipeg because the main team of the city won for the third time.
On Friday evening, Winnipeg Blue Bombers scored a third victory for the series in the league, beating the Ottawa team with a score of 40-32 in overtime.
Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols became one of the main characters of the match completing 27 from 36 passes and three touchdowns. One of his touchdowns was made in overtime and helped decide the fate of the match.
Lewis Ward became the best player from RedBlacks. He set a league record for consecutive field goals scoring three field goals in this game, beating Rene Paredes’s record set in the 2012-2013 season. However, this was not enough for his team to win.
Also, Trevor Harris from Ottawa distinguished himself in the game. He made 349 passing yards and three touchdowns.
This defeat deprived the Ottawa team of chances of getting into the playoffs. For Winnipeg, on the contrary, this victory became very important and allowed the team to feel more confident in a very tight fight for reaching the playoffs in West division.
Overtime was quite successful for Bombers. Winnipeg players managed to make a touchdown during their first possession. After that, they managed to confidently bring the game to a victorious final.
The city congratulates all the Bombers fans on their third victory in a row. All fans also hope that their favourite team will be able to continue the winning streak and win all the future matches.