SASK HIGH SCHOOL RECAP (2): Mbasela powers CFC#8 Golden Suns, Pierce steers CFC#12 Tartans & Kouri invincible in Vikings win

Another week of action is in the books in the high school football season in Saskatchewan.

Here is a glimpse of some of the games that took place in Regina, Saskatoon and Moose Jaw.

(NOTE: At press time not all information was available.  This recap will be updated as more information becomes available):

REGINA INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL LEAGUE (RIFL):

SCHWANN CONFERENCE (4A):

Semba Mbesela

LEBOLDUS GOLDEN SUNS 49, RIFFEL ROYALS 6:

Under Friday Night Lights last week, Semba Mbasela tallied three majors(two rushing, one receiving), rushed for 166 yards on 13 carries and amassed 46 yards on two receptions as CFC#8 LeBoldus Golden Suns cruised to a 49-6 win over Riffel Royals.

Nick Cross scored two touchdowns and rushed for 112 yards on three carries. Terrell Mildenberger also added a major and racked up 69 yards on five receptions.

Josh Donnelly completed three passes in seven attempts for 30 passing yards while Brayden Kuski completed five passes in 15 attempts for 91 yards and two passing touchdowns for the Golden Suns.

“The keys to victory was an impressive showing by our defensive front seven and our offensive running attack,” assessed Golden Suns Head Coach John Foord  in his postgame comments.  “We moved the ball on the ground very well and had good control of the line of scrimmage.”

“As it is still relatively early in the season there are a number of areas to improve on, but our team is executing at a very high level and will continue to work very hard to improve each day.”

Avery Pierce 4

 

CAMPBELL TARTANS 41, WINSTON KNOLL WOLVERINES 0:

On Thursday night, Avery Pierce scored three touchdowns (two rushing, one receiving), rushed for 66 yards on eight carries and racked up 77 yards on three receptions as CFC#12 Campbell Tartans earned a 41-0 shutout victory over Winston Knoll Wolverines.

Defensive back Kane Knauss caught an interception and converted it into a touchdown score.

Pivot Brayden Wagg completed nine passes in 13 attempts for 194 yards and three passing touchdowns in the victory.  Yianni Maragos rushed for 99 yards on 11 carries.

During this game, the Tartans defense recorded five sacks, two interceptions and had four turnovers on downs.  Both Avery Tiefenbach and Carter Stusek led the unit in tackles.

Overall, the Tartans were thrilled with the victory at home on a special occasion. It was a combined team effort that paved the way to success on the field.

“This was our annual Homecoming Game, so the team was very excited to have a big crowd and great enthusiasm in the stadium,” expressed Tartans Head Coach Ryan Hall.  “A big key to the win was taking care of the ball.”

“Everyone on the roster was able to get in and contribute, so that was very positive early in the season. We had a few miscues on special teams that will need to be corrected as we prepare for our next game against the Sheldon Spartans.”

Photo credit: Matthew Gourlie, Moose Jaw Herald Times

Photo credit: Matthew Gourlie, Moose Jaw Herald Times

MOOSE JAW HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL LEAGUE (MJHSFL):

VANIER VIKINGS 36, ESTEVAN ELECS 14:

Kelton Kouri scored four touchdowns and rushed for 325 yards as the Vanier Vikings cruised to a 36-14 win over Estevan Elecs.

With the rushing yards amassed during this game, Kouri set a personal best as his previous high was 240.

Brett Ross dashed into the end zone for a two yard major.

Gavin Kulcar recorded two sacks while Paul Froehlich and Riley Follensbee each caught an interception to lead the Vikings defense.

As for the Elecs, pivot Andrew Kehler connected with Dallas Dowhanuik for a 19 yard score while Keaton Tarnes added a touchdown. For his part, Kehler amassed 191 passing yards in the loss.

Kyle Arndt

PEACOCK TORNADOES 62, WEYBURN EAGLES 7:

Park Andrews completed eight passes in nine attempts for 109 yards as the Peacock Tornadoes dismantled the visiting Weyburn Eagles 62-7.

Kyle Arndt scored two touchdowns and had 159 rushing yards in the win.  Kylin Pisio sprinted down the field for a 65 yard score.  Dawson Kurz Joey Prebushewski and Meko Cridland each added a major.

Andrew Hurlbert tallied the lone major for the Eagles.

Overall, the Tornadoes amassed 473 total offence yards.  Defensively, the team recorded eight sacks and held the Eagles to three first downs and two completions for a yard.

However, the Eagles amassed 208 kickoff return yards.

 

 

 

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