2016 OVFL Varsity Championship Finals (RECAP): Lions roar to victory

The Cambridge Lions beat the Kingston Grenadiers 54 to 28 this weekend in the 2016 OVFL Varsity Championship final. The Lions were led by Brandon Metz, Riley Coersma, and Gordon Lam who all scored 2 touchdowns. Jack Hinsperger had 3 tackles. The Baron Rings Game M.V.P. went to Brandon Metz, Offensive Player of the Game was Jackson White, who threw for 340yds and the Defensive Player of the Game was Jared Beeksma.

recap by John Metcalfe

Cambridge Lions 54, Kingston Grenadiers 28

Qtr.      Team    Time                 Play                                                      Convert                         Running

 

1st        Kin      3:43     Harry Robinson, 32 yard run                         Shawn Miller              Kin 7-0

1st        Cam     7:48     Riley Boersma from Jackson White, 15 yds.    Nathan McLean          7-7

1st        Cam     13:13   Riley Boersma from Jackson White, 78 yds.    Nathan McLean          Cam 14-7

2nd       Cam     2:49     Brandon Metz, 24 yard run                            Nathan McLean          Cam 21-7

2nd       Cam     6:38     Nathan McLean from Jackson White, 7 yds. Nathan McLean          Cam 28-7

2nd       Cam     12:48   Gordon Lam from Jackson White, 15 yds.     2 pt. no good               Cam 34-7

2nd       Kin      14:23   Matt McDonald from Tanner DeJong, 46 yds.            Shawn Miller              Cam 34-14

2nd       Cam     14:57   Nathan McLean, 16 yard field goal                n/a                               Cam 37-14

3rd        Cam     4:18     Brandon Metz, 1 yard run                              Nathan McLean          Cam 44-14

3rd        Cam     9:52     Gordon Lam from Jackson White, 17 yds.     Nathan McLean          Cam 51-14

3rd        Kin      12:02   Harry Robinson, 73 yard run                         Shawn Miller              Cam 51-21

4th        Cam     5:10     Nathan McLean, 10 yard field goal                n/a                               Cam 54-21

4th        Kin      14:11   Nikolas Reyes from Brendon Steele, 45 yds.     Shawn Miller              Cam 54-28

TEAM STATS

                                                 Kingston                                            Cambridge

Rushing (att.-yds.)                  14-153                                                 26-249

Passing Yards                          242                                                      340

– Team Losses                         -28                                                       -25

Net Offence                            367                                                      564

First Downs                            10                                                        30

Return Yards                           142                                                      55

Fumbles-Lost                          0-0                                                       0-0

Turnover on Downs               1                                                          1

Interceptions by                     0                                                          1

Penalties-Yards                       9-60                                                     5-48

 

INDIVIDUAL STATS

GRENADIERS                                  LIONS

Rushing (atts.-yds.)

Harry Robinson 7-126, 2 tds              Brandon Metz 17-176, 2 tds

Caleb Goodfellow 3-12                       Ryan Isner 4-34,  Riley Boersma 1-30

 

Receiving (cat.-yds.)

Matt McDonald 4-62, td                    Riley Boersma 7-168, 2 tds

Grant LeGood 3-53                            Gordon Lam 7-70, 2 tds

Nikolas Reyes 1-45, td                       Devante Hudson 2-40

 

Passing (comp.-atts.-tds-int-yds)

Tanner de Jong 13-27-1-1-197           Jackson White 22-34-5-0-340

Brendon Steele 1-2-1-0-45                  Alex Lecasse 0-2-0-0-0

 

Tackles

Wade Zanchetta & Damon Fair 3       Jack Hinsperger 3

 

Baron Ring

Baron Rings Game M.V.P.                            Brandon Metz – Cambridge

Jackson White

Offensive Player of the Game                        Jackson White – Cambridge

Jared Beek

Defensive Player of the Game                        Jared Beeksma – Cambridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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