OTTAWA - The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders had to settle for a 26-26 tie on Friday.
Ottawa's Trevor Harris finished the game 39 for 50 for 396 yards and three touchdowns and one interception, while Calgary's Bo Levi Mitchell was 29-of-43 passing for 368 yards and two touchdowns and one interception.
The Redblacks had a chance to end the game in regulation, but Ottawa's Nic Grigsby fumbled on Calgary's one-yard line with 1:24 remaining in regulation. It was 20-20 after four quarters.
Overtime was a battle of the kickers.
Despite struggling for most of the night, Chris Milo was able to connect on a 32- and 20-yard field goal in overtime, but Rene Paredes responded with a 42- and 11-yard field goal to keep things tied up.
Harris brought the 24,621 to their feet when he connected with Chris Williams for his third TD of the game on a five-yard pass to make it 19-13. Milo was able to complete the convert, after missing his previous two attempts, as the Redblacks took a seven-point lead with six minutes remaining in the game.
(The Canadian Press)