Midget Giants thrash Titans

Several Chilliwack Minor Football teams enjoyed winning weekends, including the midget Giants, who beat up White Rock.

Chilliwack’s midget football Giants got offensive majors from Steve Baker (one) and Nashon Douglas (two) en-route to a 48-21 win over the White Rock Titans.

Quarterback RJ Begg threw three TD tosses, with rookies Thijs Duineveld and Colton Derouin contributing.

The Chilliwack defence created several turnovers, led by Paul Anghel, Tyler Pauls and Michael Folland.

The Giants are in Victoria this weekend to face the Spartans.


— Quarterback Colin Campbell led Chilliwack’s junior bantam Giants to their first win of the season, a 30-6 triumph  over the visiting Mission 9’ers.

Haden Oraschuck, Austin Kardux and Hudson Harvey had touchdowns.

Safety Cash Weiz and cornerback Brody Porter were defensive standouts.


— The peewee Red Giants won a defensive struggle with the Blue Giants, prevailing 6-0 at Townsend Park.

Running back Nathan McInnes led the Red Giants scoring drive, getting them inside the five yard line.

Fullback Jackson Saunders finished the drive with a two yard plunge.

McInnes finished the day with 134 yards rushing behind the blocking of Ethan Paisley and Noah Kling.

Mason Murphy turned in a game-saving tackle in the dying seconds to preserve the win.

Bycen Hines and Logan Buchwitz were other defensive stars.


— Another all-local matchup had the atom Blue Giants taking on the Red Giants.

Both teams came in with 3-3 records and playoff positioning on the line.

In a game that was decided in the final minute, the Blue Giants won 14-6.

Travis Richley got both Blue Giant majors, including one on a kickoff return.

Theo Smith delivered a key block on the return.

Running back Raiden Mastin kept the yardsticks moving behind the blocking of Cohen Kercher-Foreman.

Defensively, Sebastian Gonzalez had a great game at nose tackle and Aidan Saunders was a standout at middle linebacker.

Josh Caverly had the Red Giant TD.


— The atom White Giants fell 16-6 to a tough Abbotsford Falcons squad.

Jake Sondervang and Kai Manning had two quarterback sacks apiece to lead a stout Chilliwack D.

Austin Wegener, Logan Head, Cameron Istace and Vincent Branauer also had solid games.

Jackson Visser topped 100 yards rushing and had the lone Chilliwack major.

Get local minor football info at chilliwackgiants.com.

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