Wilkinson grabs hardware at midget football banquet

The Chilliwack midget football Giants handed out several awards at an awards banquet Saturday night.

The Chilliwack Giants midget football team had their year-end awards banquet on Saturday, with head coach Suresh Parray handing out several awards.

Richard Wilkinson took home a lot of hardware. He was named the defensive player of the year, defensive lineman of the year and offensive lineman of the year, sharing the top prospects award with Cam Bedore. Bedore earned additional recognition as the team’s most valuable player.

Owen Devries was named the special teams player of the year and Klay Larocque was named offensive player of the year.

Craig Zylstra and Drae Juniper shared the offensive rookie of the year trophy, with Tyler Pauls earning the nod on the defensive side.

Paul Anghel was named the most improved player and Brennan Breuker won the coaches award.