RECAP: CFC 100 Kentner propels CFC#3 Green Griffins to third straight OFSAA Bowl victory

CFC 100 Marcus Kentner tallied a major and rushed for 126 yards on 15 carries as CFC#3 W.F Herman Green Griffins defeated CFC#41 Bill Crothers Colts 29-14 in the final game of the OFSAA Bowl Festival Series at McMaster’s Ron Joyce Stadium yesterday.

This marks the Green Griffins third straight OFSAA victory and fifth in six overall appearances.

The Green Griffins got on the scoreboard first as pivot Marquise Thompson connected with Jalen Jackson for an 11 yard major.

Minutes later in the first quarter, the Colts would get the equalizer as Amir Zesler ran into the end zone for a five yard touchdown.

As halftime, the Green Griffins had a slim 8-7 lead over the Colts.

In the third quarter, the Green Griffins would score two consecutive touchdowns.  Thompson found Kaine Stevenson for a 22 yard major.  Soon after, Thompson connected with Devon Woods for a 25 yard touchdown reception.

However, the Colts cut down the deficit in the fourth quarter as Zesler dashed into the end zone for a 10 yard major – his second of the game.

Marcus Kentner 2014

Kentner would seal the victory for the Green Griffins as he sprinted down field for a 51 yard touchdown score.

Thompson completed 11 passes in 18 attempts and three passing touchdowns in the victory.  Jackson scored a touchdown and racked up 83 yards on three receptions for the Green Griffins.  Stevenson led the Green Griffins defence with six tackles.

As for the Colts, Austin Gonsalves rushed for 97 yards on nine carries.  Pivot Matthew Prucha completed seven passes in 13 attempts.  On defence, Clint Reid registered five tackles to lead the way.

Jalen Jackson

2014 OFSAA Football Festival Game 9 Summary (COURTESY OF JOHN METCALFE)

Presented by Spalding Canada


W.F. Herman Green Griffins (Windsor – SWOSSAA)                                 29

Bill Crothers SS Colts (Unionville – YRAA)                                                 14



Qtr.        Team     Time                      Play                                                 Convert                         Running


1st        WFH   7:56     Jalen Jackson from Marquise Thompson, 11 yds.      Cody Holmes              WFH 7-0

1st        B C      12:00   Amir Zeisler, 5 yard run                                  Marc Liegghio             7-7

2nd        WFH   6:25     Quintin Seguin, 40 yard punt single               n/a                               WFH 8-7

3rd        WFH   4:03     Kaine Stevenson from Marquies Thompson, 22 yds.  Cody Holmes             WFH 15-7

3rd        WFH   7:59     Devon Woods from Marquise Thompson, 25 yds.     Cody Holmes              WFH 22-7

4th        BC       4:07     Amir Zeisler, 10 yard run                                Marc Liegghio             WFH 22-14

4th        WFH   4:47     Marcus Kentner, 51 yard run                          Cody Holmes              WFH 29-14




W.F. Herman                                     Bill Crothers


Rushing (att.-yds.)                  25-169                                                 29-184

Passing Yards                         221                                                      47

– Team Losses                         -9                                                         -14

Net Offence                            381                                                      217

First Downs                            16                                                        13

Return Yards                          50                                                        79

Fumbles-Lost                          1-1                                                       1-1

Turnover on Downs                1                                                          2

Interceptions by                      2                                                          1

Penalties-Yards                       5-70                                                     2-25




GREEN GRIFFINS                         COLTS


Rushing (atts.-yds.)                  Marcus Kentner 15-126, td                 Austin Gonsalves 9-97

Spencer Trinier 4-26                            Elijah Hamilton Walker 9-42, td


Receiving (caught-yds)            Jalen Jackson 3-83, td                         Austin Gonsalves 1-20

Spencer Trinier 3-48                            Amir Zeisler 2-12


Passing                                    Marquise Thompson 11-18-3-1           7-13-0-2



Tackles                                    Kaine Stevenson 6                              Clint Reid 5



Green Griffins third consecutive OFSAA Football win, fifth overall in six appearances

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