Local football stars joining BC’s best

Six Chilliwack Minor Football and GW Graham standouts will compete in the 2014 Red River Cup in Winnipeg, MB.

  • Wed Jun 25th, 2014 11:00am
  • Sports

Football BC announced Monday the final rosters for two U-16 tackle football teams that will represent the province at the 2014 Red River Cup.

Into its fifth year, the annual tournament is held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and takes place from July 6-12.

Six Chilliwack players will travel to horse-fly country.

The BC Orange roster includes quarterback Gabe Olivares, a Chilliwack Minor Football product. Defensive back Ethan Mastin plays for both CMFA and the GW Graham high school team.

The Grizzlies have four offensive linemen making the trip. Liam McCormick and Jake Troyan will play for BC Orange while Jaren and Michael Lengert play for BC Blue.

Suresh Parray, a longtime CMFA coach, will be the quarterbacks coach for BC Orange.

All games take place at Investors Group Field, home of the Canadian Football League’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the CIS University of Manitoba Bisons.

The seven-team tournament featuring teams from British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia.