RECAP: Hyman powers CFC#43 Gryphons to first ever OFSAA Bowl victory [stats]

Mekhi Hymann was an unstoppable offensive beast on Wednesday.

Hyman scored three touchdowns and rushed for 112 yards on fifteen carries to power CFC#43 Chaminade Gryphons to a 35-7 victory over Sir Allan MacNab Lions in the OFSAA Bowl Festival series at McMaster’s Ron Joyce Stadium in Hamilton, Ontario.

This was the Gryphons first ever OFSAA Bowl win.

The Lions opened up the scoring in the first quarter as Jake Williams connected with Tyler Ternowski for a 15 yard touchdown to give the team an early 7-0  lead.

However, the Gryphons responded as Hyman dashed into the end zone for a two yard major in the second quarter.

At halftime, both teams were tied 7-7.

In the second half, the Gryphons scored four unanswered touchdowns.  Pivot Esson Hamilton scored on a two yard rushing major while Hyman sprinted into the end zone for a six yard touchdown to strengthen the Gryphons lead to 21-7 after three quarters of play.

In the final frame, Paolo Caprara scored on a six yard run while Hymann added his third score of the day, a 38 yard rushing touchdown to seal the victory.

Hamilton completed five passes in seven attempts and a rushing touchdown for the Gryphons.  Gabriel Pallotto led the defence as he recorded two sacks and registered three tackles in the win.

As for the Lions, Jordan Banman led the way with six tackles.

2014 OFSAA Football Festival Game 1 Summary (COURTESY OF JOHN METCALFE)

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Chaminade College School Gryphons (Toronto – TDCAA)                          35

Sir Allan MacNab SS Lions (Hamilton – SOSSA)                                        7



Qtr.        Team     Time              Play                                           Convert                         Running


1st        SAM   3:46     Tyler Ternowski from Jaek Williams, 15 yds.     Brett Haynes               SAM 7-0

2nd        Cham   11:32   Mekhi Hymann, 2 yard run                             Paolo Caprara              7-7

3rd        Cham   4:43     Esson Hamilton, 2 yard run                            Paolo Caprara              Cham 14-7

3rd        Cham   8:25     Mekhi Hymann, 6 yard run                             Paolo Caprara              Cham 21-7

4th        Cham   :26       Paolo Caprara, 6 yard run                               Paolo Caprara              Cham 28-7

4th        Cham   4:27     Mekhi Hymann, 38 yard run                           Paolo Caprara              Cham 35-7


Chaminade                                        S A MacNab


Rushing (att.-yds.)                  36-226                                                 15-65

Passing Yards                         85                                                        133

– Team Losses                         -29                                                       -13

Net Offence                            272                                                      185

First Downs                            19                                                        11

Return Yards                          16                                                        42

Fumbles-Lost                          2-2                                                       1-1

Turnover on Downs                0                                                          2

Interceptions by                      4                                                          1

Penalties-Yards                       9-100                                                   9-150


GRYPHONS                                     LIONS


Rushing (atts.-yds.)                  Mekhi Hymann 15-112, 3 tds             Tyler Ternowski 3-23

Paolo Caprara 13-68. td                      Dante Guzylak 7-20


Receiving (caught-yds)            Steven Longo 1-33                             Jake Williams 2-53

Paolo Caprara 1-28                             Tyler Ternowski 5-32, td


Passing                                    Esson Hamilton 5-7-0-1                      Ethan Belbeck 4-12-0-2

(comp.-atts.-tds-int)                                                                           Jake Williams 2-7-0-2

Tyler Ternowski 2-2-0-0


Tackles                                    Gabriel Pallotto  3 + 2 sacks               Jordan Banman 6


Gryphons first O.F.S.A.A. football win


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