OVFL & OFC VARSITY RECAP (4): Myers Riders hand Grenadiers first loss; Lions shutout Ravens, Stampeders continue early dominance

The Kingston Grenadiers are perfect no more.

In the Ontario Varsity Football League (OVFL) Game of the Week, the Grenadiers suffered their first defeat of the 2016 season at the hands of the Ottawa Myers Riders.

Additionally, the Cambridge Lions and Mississauga Warriors earned shutout victories.  Other Week 4 winners included York Region Lions, London Jr. Mustangs, Niagara Spears, Toronto Thunder and Cumberland Panthers.

As for the Ontario Football Conference (OFC), the Toronto Jr. Argos and Burlington Stampeders got shutout wins.  Moreover, North Halton Crimson Tide, Peterborough Wolverines, Guelph Jr. Gryphons and Huronia Stallions won their games.

Here are results for WEEK 4 OVFL and Week 3 OFC Varsity Divisions

(NOTE:  At press time not all stats/scored were received; therefore, this page will be continued to be updated as more information does become available)

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OTTAWA MYERS RIDERS 45, KINGSTON GRENADIERS 38:

On Saturday afternoon at Loyalist Collegiate and Vocational Institute, the Ottawa Myers Riders remained undefeated as the team defeated Kingston Grenadiers 45-38.

The Myers Riders remain perfect with a 4-0 record while the Grenadiers slip to 3-1.

As for the Grenadiers, Tanner Dejong completed 20 passes in 33 attempts for 221 yards and three touchdowns.  Furthermore, Harry Robinson tallied a major and rushed for 92 yards on 16 carries.  Jack Wilson racked up 63 yards on four receptions. Shawn Miller had 5 PAT’s in the loss.

Tristan Bell led the defence with with a solo sack as well as seven solo and four assisted tackles.  William Keneford caught an interception and converted it into a touchdown score as well as an assisted and three solo tackles in the loss.  #CFCOPC Hunter Dickerson had an interception, a solo and six assisted tackles in the loss.

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YORK REGION LIONS 16, OSHAWA HAWKEYES 15:

At St. Maximillian Kolbe High School on Saturday afternoon, #CFCOPC Noah Craney completed 21 passes in 33 attempts for 282 yards and a touchdown as the York Region Lions edged out the Oshawa Hawkeyes 16-15.

The Lions are 4-0 while the Hawkeyes are 1-3.

Nolan Lovegrove scored a touchdown and had 72 yards on four receptions.  Moreover, Vincent Reale amassed 70 yards on six receptions while Majeed Zabsonre added 66 yard on five receptions in the win.  Joshua Manna racked up 66 yards on four receptions.

Marc Liegghio was successful on two conversion attempts for the Lions.

Defensively, Aaron Heffernan caught an interception, a blocked kick, a batted ball as well as eight solo and three assisted tackles. Matthew Vassos had a fumble recovery, four batted balls, three solo and three assisted tackles. Alex Jafs added three solo and six assisted tackles.  Lucas Brockie had a batted ball, seven solo and two assisted tackles in the game.

Tazie Vang

LONDON JR. MUSTANGS 49, HAMILTON IRONMEN 20:

On Saturday evening at McMaster’s Ron Joyce Stadium, Malik Besseghieur tallied three majors and amassed 130 yards on five receptions as the London Jr. Mustangs cruised to a 49- 20 victory over hosts Hamilton Ironmen,

The Jr. Mustangs move to 3-1 on the season while the Ironmen slide to 1-3.

Tazie Vang Bell also scored for the Mustangs and rushed for 43 yards on eight carries.  Nick Killinger rushed for 36 yards on 2 carries while racked up 58 yards on two receptions in the win.

Pivot Jake Pow completed 12 passes in 14 attempts for 181 yards and two touchdowns for the Jr. Mustangs.  Tyler Cejvan added two field goals (32 yards, 15 yards) as well as 1 PAT’s.

Fernando De La Rosa caught an interception and converted it into a touchdown score and also had a batted ball as well as an assisted and two solo tackles.

For the Ironmen, Tijan Saah rushed for 33 yards on seven carries.  David Benedetti was successful on two point-after conversion attempts in the loss.

Anthony Bellardini was the top performer on the Ironmen’s defence as he recorded a solo sack as well as two solo and eight assisted tackles.

Jordan Terrio

NIAGARA SPEARS 36, ETOBICOKE EAGLES 1:

At Michael Power/St.Joseph High School on Saturday evening, Tre Ford completed 12 passes in 17 attempts for 267 yards and three touchdowns as the visiting Niagara Spears dismantled hosts Etobicoke Eagles 36-1.

Jordan Terrio scored two touchdowns and amassed 158 yards on six receptions for the Spears.  Additionally, Dan Seravalle tallied a major and had 18 yards on two receptions.  Dan Francis added a score and rushed for 48 yards on six carries while Ted Njeru had a major and rushed for 47 yards on seven carries.

On defence, #CFCOPC Jack Andrews had a batted ball as well as two solo and seven assisted tackles.  Tyrell Ford caught an interception as well as registered six solo and two assisted tackles in the win.

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TORONTO THUNDER 54, CORNWALL WILDCATS 10:

On Saturday evening at Joe St. Denis Field, the Toronto Thunder crushed Cornwall Wildcats 54-10.

The Thunder are 3-1 on the season while the Wildcats are still winless this season with an 0-3 record.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

Photo credit: Michael Sproule

Photo credit: Michael Sproule

MISSISSAUGA WARRIORS 16, BRAMPTON BULLDOGS 0:

At Loyola Catholic Secondary School on Saturday evening, the Mississauga Warriors earned a 16-0 shutout win over rivals Brampton Bulldogs.

The Warriors move to 3-1 while the Bulldogs are 0-3.

Malcolm Miller rushed for 30 yards on four carries in the loss.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

Zyon Murray

CUMBERLAND PANTHERS 37, WEST DURHAM DOLPHINS 36:

On Saturday night at Pine Ridge Secondary School, Quintin Gregory scored two touchdowns, rushed for 166 yards on 23 carries added a 19 yard field goal and added a 19 yard field goal as well as four PAT’s as the Cumberland Panthers squeezed out a 37-36 victory over West Durham Dolphins.

The Panthers improve their record to 1-2 while the Dolphins drop to 0-3.

Jabeez Willy-Diakiesse rushed for 45 yards on four carries while Zyon Murray rushed for 24 yards on two carries in the win.

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CAMBRIDGE LIONS 25. ESSEX RAVENS 0:

At Jacob Hespeler Field on Saturday night, Jackson White completed 21 passes in 32 attempts for 249 yards and three touchdowns as the Cambridge Lions earned a 25-0 shoutout victory over Essex Ravens.

The Lions now have a 2-1 record while the Ravens slip to 1-2 on the season.

#CFC100 Gordon Lam tallied a major and had 95 yards on seven receptions.  Riley Boersma racked up 94 yards on eight receptions.

Nathan McLean added three field goals including a 39 yard attempts as well as two PAT’s.

On defence, Mitch Weiler caught an interception and registered an assisted and four solo tackles.

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NORTH HALTON CRIMSON TIDE 31, NIPISSING WILD 20:

On Saturday, the North Halton Crimson Tide earned a 31-20 victory over Nipissing Wild.

The Crimson Tide now sport a 2-1 record while the Wild are winless still this season with a 0-3 record.

For the Wild, Kyle Regimbald scored a major.  Adam Asselin rushed for 96 yards on 16 carries in the loss.

Riley Gravelle also tallied a major, was successul on two field goal attempts and two PAT’s.

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PETERBOROUGH WOLVERINES 37, SUDBURY GLADIATORS 17:

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It was a battle between two undefeated teams with the Sr. Varsity Wolverines coming away with the convincing 37-17 win.

Again, the Wolverines defense was able to basically shut down the Gladiators on offense.

The game was tied at the half 14-14, but in the second half the Wolverines were able to outscore the visitor’s 23-3 to seal the victory.

It was another outstanding game for Nick Clarkin as he scored a TD on a long 69 yard pass play from QB Ryan Astrom and Nick also converted on 5 PAT kicks.

Astrom also threw TD passes to Spenser Johnson and Joel Lausen. Ryan McNamara scored 2 TD’s on runs and Chase Batley and Nick Clarkin scored on single points off kicks.

The Sr. Varsity Wolverines will travel to Oakville on Saturday to face the Titans in a 3:30 pm contest.

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GUELPH JR. GRYPHONS 34, TWIN CITIES PREDATORS 7:

On Saturday, the Guelph Jr. Gryphons cruised to a 34-7 victory over Twin-Cities Predators.

The Gryphons are now 2-0 while the Predators are 1-2 on the season.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

Huronia Stallions

HURONIA STALLIONS 41, OAKVILLE TITANS 7:

On Saturday, the Huronia Stallions crushed the Oakville Titans 41-7.

The Stallions move to 2-1 while the Titans slip to 1-2.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

Photo credit: Nipissing Wild

Photo credit: Nipissing Wild

 

TORONTO JR. ARGOS 28, VAUGHAN REBELS 0:

On Sunday, the Toronto Jr. Argos earned a 28-0 shutout win over Vaughan Rebels.

The Argos are 2-1 while the Rebels are still winless with a 0-3 record.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

Dominic Mandalfino

BURLINGTON STAMPEDERS 52, BRANTFORD BISONS 0:

On Sunday, the Burlington Stampeders continue their early season dominance, trampling on the Brantford Bisons 52-0.

The Stampeders have a perfect 2-0 record while the Bisons slide to 0-3.

(NOTE: Stats were not available at press time for this game)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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