Bombers storm back against Lions to take 2nd in West

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Justin Medlock kicked his seventh field goal of the game from 24 yards out with 14 seconds left on the clock Friday as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the B.C. Lions 35-32.

Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols threw for one touchdown and rushed for another.

With the victory, the Blue Bombers (10-6) moved past the Lions (9-6) for second in the West Division standings and won the season series between the clubs after last weekend’s wild 37-35 victory over B.C. in Winnipeg.

Calgary (13-1-1) is dominating the division, but the runner-up will host the West semifinal, and the Blue Bombers now own the tiebreak with the Lions, although B.C. has three games remaining in the regular season to Winnipeg’s two.

Both the Blue Bombers and Lions have already qualified for the post-season. B.C. is in for the 20th straight year, while Winnipeg made the playoffs for the first time since…

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