Chilliwack’s junior bantam Blue Giants downed the Chilliwack Red Giants 24-8 last Saturday to improve to 3-1 on the season.

Chilliwack’s junior bantam Blue Giants downed the Chilliwack Red Giants 24-8 last Saturday to improve to 3-1 on the season.

Both breaks out in junior bantam win

Chilliwack’s junior bantam Blue Giants downed the Chilliwack Red Giants 24-8 last Saturday to improve to 3-1 on the season.

CHILLIWACK MINOR FOOTBALL REPORT: WEEK FOUR

 

— Chilliwack’s junior bantam Blue Giants downed the Chilliwack Red Giants 24-8 last Saturday to improve to 3-1 on the season.

Quarterback Nick Both had a breakout game with over 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

One of his majors came on a long punt return.

Running backs Tyler Sprott, Ethan Mastin and Cameron Lampart also produced big yards behind the blocking of Jaren and Michael Lengert. The Blue Giants rolled up over 400 yards of total offence.

On defense, the Blue Giants were led by outside linebacker Kyle Helsloot and halfback Spencer Breslin, with both turning in stellar efforts.

A defensive line led by AJ Sagrott, Vincent Geisbrecht, and Chris Derksen was outstanding, allowing only two first downs in the first three quarters.

Owen Eyres filled in capably at safety and halfback recording two tackles.

 

— The peewee Blue Giants downed the Red Giants 40-6.

Jayden Mourato scored on the first offensive play of the game, running 57 yards behind the blocking of Jaiden Claassen and Stade Douglas. Mourato had a great day, running for two majors while also throwing a  touchdown toss to Austin Kardux.

Dustin Wutzke had a big day, rushing for one TD and kicking five converts. Brody Porter had another Blue Giants touchdown.

The Blue Giants defence allowed one passing TD, but generated interceptions by Kardux, Tyler Kermode and Bradley Langlois.  Josh Bodner almost had a fourth.

Jake Troyan recorded six tackles for a loss, with Chad Staiger, Matt Lodge, Jordan Hurst and Colton Okoth also turning in key stops.

On the Red Giant side, quarterback Brandt Davies had a solid outing, completing three passes. The only Red Giant touchdown came off a Davies to Michael Fewer connection.

The offensive line of Hudson Harvey, Taj Sidhu, Kaylee Roger and Ellie Kendall provided excellent protection.

The Red Giants D surrendered 323 yards, but the bulk of that came on just a handful of runs.

Harvey, Colin Campbell, Tommy Janzen, Nicholas Butler, Justin Crooks, Riley Egan and Andrew Locke played their hearts out in a losing cause.

 

— The Atom Red Giants downed the Blue Giants 40-7 in another all-local matchup.

In a game that was much closer than the score indicated, the Red Giants got off to a rough start.

Blue Giants linebacker Dhillon Meyers was a wrecking ball, forcing several turnovers through tenacious tackling.

The Red Giants finally settled down when  tailback Kurtis Flynn ripped off a touchdown run.

The Blue Giants answered by driving inside the five yard line, led by running backs Samuel Mannes and Josh Janssen and the  blocking of Corey Lamb.

Just when it looked like they were about to tie the game, Red Giants defensive back Travis Richley intercepted a pass to snuff out the threat.

On the last play before halftime, Flynn broke six tackles and ran 103 yards to pay-dirt, giving his team a 16-0 lead.

The second half opened with another long run by Flynn to complete the touchdown hat trick.

The Blue Giants came back with a score of their own on a 60 yard touchdown scamper by Colton Holt.

The Blue Giants defensive line led by Noah Kling, Liam Perry, Keyan Devries and Paris Mastin played stifling D to give their team a chance.

But Red Giants tailback Brendan Trotzuk entered the game late and led his team on a lengthy drive that killed the clock

The game ended with Red Giants offensive lineman Ethan Paisley scoring his first ever touchdown on a trick play that left the Blue Giants shaking their heads in disbelief.

Just Posted

Brandon Hobbs (turquoise shirt), brother of missing Abbotsford man Adam Hobbs, gathers with other family and friends to distribute posters in Chilliwack on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Search efforts expand to Chilliwack and beyond for missing Abbotsford man

Family, friends put up posters in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope for missing 22-year-old Adam Hobbs

Pig races at the 147th annual Chilliwack Fair on Aug. 10, 2019. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress file)
Chilliwack Fair plans in-person event for 149th annual exhibition

Will be first large-scale, in-person event in over a year, provided regulations continue as planned

Vivian Le is one of two local recipients of a Beedie Luminaries scholarship.
Chilliwack students overcome adversity to win Beedie Luminaries scholarships

Sardis secondary’s Vivian Le and G.W. Graham’s Alisa Gusakova are among 112 students receiving money

Crews work on the construction of Stitó:s Lá:lém Totí:lt near the Vedder River on Thursday, April 1, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Chilliwack School District shuffling catchment areas as Stitó:s Lá:lém totí:lt construction continues

SD33 is looking for public input about proposed catchment and feeder school options

A CH-149 Cormorant from 442 Transport and Rescue Squadron out of CFB Comox on a training exercise in Chilliwack on June 16, 2021. (William Snow photo)
VIDEO: Military search and rescue training in Chilliwack Wednesday

CH-149 Cormorant and CC-115 Buffalo from CFB Comox participated in downed aircraft rescue simulation

People line up to get their COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination centre, Thursday, June 10, 2021 in Montreal. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Vaccines, low COVID case counts increase Father’s Day hope, but risk is still there

Expert says people will have to do their own risk calculus before popping in on Papa

Helen Austin performing with Trent Freeman at the 2018 Vancouver Island MusicFest. Austin is one of the many performers listed for the 2021 event.
Vancouver Island MusicFest goes virtual for 2021

Black Press to stream 25 hours of programming July 9-11

FILE – A science class at L.A. Matheson Secondary in Surrey, B.C. on March 12, 2021. (Lauren Collins/Surrey Now Leader)
Teachers’ union wants more COVID transmission data as B.C. prepares for back-to-school

BCTF says that details will be important as province works on plan for September

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry outlines B.C.’s COVID-19 restart plan, May 25, 2021, including larger gatherings and a possible easing of mandatory masks on July 1. (B.C. government photo)
B.C. records 120 new COVID-19 cases, second vaccines accelerating

Lower Pfizer deliveries for early July, Moderna shipments up

A Heffley Creek peacock caught not one - but two - lifts on a logging truck this month. (Photo submitted)
Heffley Creek-area peacock hops logging trucks in search of love

Peacock hitched two lifts in the past month

The Calgary skyline is seen on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
2 deaths from COVID-19 Delta variant in Alberta, 1 patient was fully immunized

Kerry Williamson with Alberta Health Services says the patients likely acquired the virus in the hospital

The first suspension bridge is the tallest in Canada, with a second suspension bridge just below it. The two are connected by a trail that’s just over 1 km. (Claire Palmer photo)
PHOTOS: The highest suspension bridges in Canada just opened in B.C.

The Skybridge in Golden allows visitors to take in views standing at 130 and 80 metres

BC Green Party leader and Cowichan Valley MLA Sonia Furstenau introduced a petition to the provincial legislature on Thursday calling for the end of old-growth logging in the province. (File photo)
BC Green leader Furstenau introduces old-growth logging petition

Party calls for the end of old-growth logging as protests in Fairy Creek continue

Most Read