Grade 8 Grizzlies crush Gordie Howe

GW Graham's Grade 8 football team got their season off to the best possible start, blowing out Gordie Howe middle school.

The GW Graham Grizzlies played their first Grade 8 football game Monday afternoon at Gordie Howe middle school in Abbotsford, coming away with a 48-14 win.

Quarterback Wyatt Uzick was ridiculously efficient with his passes, completing three of four for 93 yards and three touchdowns.

He scrambled three times for 24 yards and a major.

His touchdown tosses went to Noah Dubosoff (22 and 26 yard scoring strikes) and running back Gabe Mannes.

On the ground, Mannes carried four times for 108 yards and a TD

Emilio Pineda equaled him with four carries, 105 yards and a TD and Ethan Mastin added three carries, 30 yards and a touchdown.

Offensive linemen Devan Voss, Gibson Hardie, Jas Chawla and Liam McKormick paved the way.

Spencer Breslin added two converts.

On defense, cornerback Parker Roach recorded five tackles, with linebackers Miguel Wood and Ethan Mastin adding four apiece.

The defensive line applied relentless pressure, with defensive tackles Jake Troyan and Dakota Mathers recording several stuffs at the line of scrimmage.

Cornerback Owen Eyres had three tackles, including a huge stop on a two point conversion try.

Mannes, Mastin and Roach also had sacks for the Grizzlies defense.

The team plays at home Oct. 2 at 3:45 p.m., hosting Earl Marriott Secondary at GW Graham.