Central Alberta Bucs open season with win in Calgary

The Central Alberta Buccaneers put their best foot forward to start the Alberta Football League season.

In the opener, the Bucs downed the Calgary Wolfpack 31-21 on the road. Central Alberta led 21-14 at halftime.

Axsivier Lawrence, Braydon Epp and Ben Hnatiuk all had touchdowns in the rain-soaked affair.

The Bucs will play their home opener June 1 at Great Chief Park at 6 p.m. against the defending national champion Fort McMurray Monarchs.

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