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CFL Scores Today: BC Lions Edge Out Edmonton Elks 24-21 in Nail-Biter

Key Points:
• BC Lions improve to 3-1 record with narrow victory
• Edmonton Elks remain winless at 0-4
• Vernon Adams Jr. throws for 331 yards and 1 TD for BC

The BC Lions narrowly escaped with a 24-21 victory over the Edmonton Elks in a closely contested CFL matchup at BC Place. With this win, the Lions improve their record to 3-1, solidifying their position in the West Division, while the Elks continue to struggle, dropping to 0-4 for the season.



In a game that came down to the wire, both teams showed flashes of brilliance but also moments of inconsistency. The Lions managed to pull ahead in the fourth quarter, securing the win with a strong defensive stand in the final minutes.

BC Lions Performance

The Lions’ offense was led by quarterback Vernon Adams Jr., who had an impressive showing, completing 27 of 38 passes for 331 yards and one touchdown. The ground game was less effective, with William Stanback leading the charge with 11 carries for 42 yards.

Top 5 Offensive Players for BC:
• Vernon Adams Jr.: 331 passing yards, 1 TD, 33 rushing yards
• Ayden Eberhardt: 6 receptions, 78 yards
• Jevon Cottoy: 5 receptions, 68 yards
• Alexander Hollins: 4 receptions, 55 yards
• William Stanback: 42 rushing yards, 4 receptions, 41 yards, 1 TD

Defensively, the Lions managed to contain the Elks’ offense, with several players making significant contributions.

Top 5 Defensive Players for BC:
• Ronald Kent Jr.: 6 tackles
• Emmanuel Rugamba: 5 tackles
• Garry Peters: 4 tackles, 1 interception
• Ciante Evans: 3 tackles, 1 interception
• Boseko Lokombo: 3 tackles

Edmonton Elks Performance

Despite the loss, the Elks showed some promising signs, particularly in their passing game. Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 19 of 30 passes for 247 yards and one touchdown, though he also threw two interceptions.

Top 5 Offensive Players for Edmonton:
• McLeod Bethel-Thompson: 247 passing yards, 1 TD, 29 rushing yards
• Dillon Mitchell: 4 receptions, 81 yards
• Arkell Smith: 5 receptions, 70 yards
• Kurleigh Gittens Jr.: 5 receptions, 56 yards, 1 TD
• Kevin Brown: 40 rushing yards, 2 receptions, 16 yards

The Elks’ defense put up a valiant effort, keeping the game close throughout.

Top 5 Defensive Players for Edmonton:
• Nyles Morgan: 12 tackles
• Nick Anderson: 5 tackles
• Devodric Bynum: 4 tackles
• Leon O’Neal Jr.: 4 tackles
• Kai Gray: 3 tackles

This game marked another entry in the CFL scores and standings, with the Lions solidifying their position in the West Division while the Elks continue to search for their first win of the season.

As we look ahead, fans are left with questions for both teams. Can the BC Lions maintain their momentum and challenge for the top spot in the West? Will the Edmonton Elks find a way to turn their season around and secure their first win? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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