Kenyan Reid (No. 11) and Talon Fischer (No. 36) jar the ball loose from a Meadow Ridge runner while Aiden Hewitt (No. 80) closes in. The peewee Blue Giants fought tooth and nail against the unbeaten Blue Knights

Atom Giants blast Blue Knights in one-sided win

Chilliwack's atom Blue Giants crushed their Meadow Ridge opponents behind a dominant defence and gashing ground game.

Kaein Jenner scored three touchdowns for Chilliwack’s atom Blue Giants as they cruised to a 26-6 minor football win last weekend.The running back gashed the Meadow Ridge Blue Knights for 150 yards. Matteo Reid, Maddix Henrotte and Noah Jenner also found room to run behind a dominant offensive line led by Jack Zacharias and Brayden Wodtke.Quarterback Jaxon Blakeborough added the fourth Giant major on an eight-yard scamper.Reid was a defensive force as well, leading the way with five solo tackles and a fumble recovery.Damon Erickson caused chaos from the nose-tackle position.Koen Romeyn and Noah Johnson were special teams standouts. Romeyn recovered an onside kick to start the game and Johnson booted a convert.The Giants improved their record to 1-2-1 and hit the road tomorrow (Saturday) for a game against the Mission Niners.— The peewee Blue Giants ran into an undefeated Meadow Ridge squad and fell 20-6.Chilliwack’s offence had no trouble driving the ball against the Blue Knights, but were only able to score one touchdown on four trips to the red zone.Running backs Evan Butler and Pierson Capstick found room to roam, cutting through holes created by offensive linemen Adrian Gilbert, Mitchell Price and Andrew Fawcett.The receivers were led by Chloe Dades and Braeden MacDonald and quarterback Lucas Feaver collected the only Chilliwack TD. The Chilliwack defensive line was in the Meadow Ridge backfield all day, led by Lucas Pollard, Logan Duff and Vincent Branauer.Cornerbacks Kenyan Reid and Gavin Parks locked down the outside while linebackers Aiden Hewitt, Wyatt Stobbs and Talon Fischer had solid games. The Blue Giants travel to Mission this weekend to take on the Niners.

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