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The Colts advanced to 3-0 on the season after defeating the Lions 20-7 on Thursday, October 14.

The junior football teams played in the first game of a double-header between the schools at Brantford Bisons Alumni Football Complex.

Strong defence at both ends of the field kept the score low on Thursday, October 14.

The first half of the game was very back and forth with strong defensive plays on both sides of the field. 

As time expired in the first quarter, the game remained scoreless. 

Colts offence brushed off Lions defence to strike first on Thursday, October 14.

In the second quarter, the Colts got on the board first with a touchdown and a successful, one-point conversion. With only a minute and a half to go in the first half, BCI had a 7-0 lead over ACS.

The Lions responded quickly as the clock ticked down. A couple of big plays and forty seconds later, ACS was in the endzone for a touchdown of their own to tie the game at seven to end the half. 

Lions ran down the right side of the field to strike back with a touchdown to tie the game heading into halftime on Thursday, October 14.

In the third quarter, the Colts extended their lead to 14-7 with a touchdown and a one-point conversion nine minutes in. The Lions struggled to get anything going offensively in the quarter, being shut down by the Colts’ defensive line on each of their possessions.

Colts kicker hit two successful conversions and missed one on Thursday, October 14.

The Lions continued to struggle offensively in the fourth quarter, as BCI held onto their position. Halfway through the fourth quarter, the Colts offense extended their lead to 20-7 after scoring a touchdown but failing to complete the extra point.

Lions fought to the end but came up short on Thursday, October 14.

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