ONT (OFSAA): Holmes steers CFC # 10 Green Griffins to Bowl victory

It was a long day for CFC TOP 100 Chris Amoah and CFC # 12 Upper Canada College Blues.

Curtis Holmes tallied three majors as CFC # 10 W.F. Herman Green Griffins cruised to a 42-7 win over the Blues.

The Blues got on the scoreboard in the first quarter as pivot Liam Power connected with Aidan Powers for a 40 yard touchdown reception to give the Blues an early 7-0 lead in the game.

However, that touchdown would be the only score of the game for the Blues.

Later in the first quarter, the Holmes dashed into the end zone to tally a six yard major.

As halftime, the Green Griffins enjoyed a 14-7 lead as Marcus Kentner rushed for a four yard touchdown score.

In the second half, the Green Griffins offense went to work.

Marquise Thompson had two consecutive one yard quarterback sneaks into the end zone early in the fourth quarter.  Soon after, Holmes added a five yard rushing major to seal the win for the Green Griffins.

Offensively, the Green Griffins amassed 309 total rushing yards in the game.  Holmes led the way with 148 rushing yards on six carries while Kentner racked up 119 rushing yards on 15 carries.  Norvell McGlaun registered four tackles while Spencer Trinier added three tackles.

For the Blues, Philippe Martin led the defense with 10 tackles while Power chipped in with five tackles.

This is the third OFSAA Bowl win for the Green Griffins in four years and the fifth victory in six overall appearances.

2013 OFSAA Football Festival Game 5 Summary

Presented by Spalding

W. F. Herman Green Griffins (Windsor – SWOSSA)                       42

Upper Canada College Blues (Toronto – CISAA)                             7

Qtr.        Team     Time                      Play                           Convert                         Running


1st        UCC    4:10     Aidan Powers from Liam Power, 40 yds.      Aidan Powers             UCC 7-0

1st        WFH   9:20     Curtis Holmes, 6 yard run                               Marquise Thompson    7-7

2nd        WFH   3:48     Marcus Kentner, 4 yard run                            Marquise Thompson    WFH 14-7

3rd        WFH   10:19   Curtis Holmes, 92 yard run                             Marquise Thompson    WFH 21-7

4th        WFH   1:04     Marquise Thompson, 1 yard run                     2 pt. no good               WFH 27-7

4th        WFH   2:51     Marquise Thompson, 1 yard run                     Marquise Thompson    WFH 34-7

4th        WFH   3:55     Curtis Holmes, 5 yard run                               no good                       WFH 40-7

4th        WFH   10:00   Safety touch conceded                                   n/a                               WFH 42-7



W F Herman                                      Upper Canada


Rushing (att.-yds.)                  33-309                                                 19-49

Passing Yards                         71                                                        110

– Team Losses                         -7                                                         -20

Net Offence                            373                                                      139

First Downs                            21                                                        8

Return Yards                          43                                                        69

Fumbles-Lost                          1-0                                                       2-2

Turnover on Downs                2                                                          1

Interceptions by                      2                                                          1

Penalties-Yards                       7-101                                                   8-65




GREEN GRIFFINS                         BLUES


Rushing (atts.-yds.)       Curtis Holmes 6-148, 3 tds                 Chris Amoah 12-32

Marcus Kentner 15-119, td                 Liam Power 7-17

Receiving (caught-yds)            Curtis Holmes 1-50                             Aidan Powers 1-40, td

Spencer Trinier 2-18                            Chris Amoah 1-34

Passing                                    Marquise Thompson 5-7-0-1               Liam Power 4-13-1-2



Tackles                                    Norvell McGlaun 4                             Phillipe Martin 10

Spencer Trinier 3                                 Liam Power 5


Green Griffins third O.F.S.A.A. football win in last four years and fifth in six appearances overall.

Game Summary courtesy of John Metcalfe 

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