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Hurricanes hammered by ’Hawks at Seaquam

Four Seaquam Seahawks defenders bring down a Rick Hansen Hurricane opponent during a high school football game last Saturday. - GINNIE ANGLIN / CONTRIBUTOR
Four Seaquam Seahawks defenders bring down a Rick Hansen Hurricane opponent during a high school football game last Saturday.
— image credit: GINNIE ANGLIN / CONTRIBUTOR

The Seaquam Seahawks evened their non-conference B.C. High School football Association record at 2-2 (won-lost) Saturday afternoon, trouncing the Rick Hansen Hurricanes 33-6 at Seaquam Secondary.

The Seahawks wasted little time scoring enough points for the win, forcing a fumble on the opening kickoff on a hit by Taylor Northway to set up a seven-yard touchdown run by Jarren Ralf on the second play of the game.

Mark Lego rushed for 138 yard and three touchdowns, helping Seaquam to a 13-0 lead after one quarter and 20-0 at halftime. After Lego’s third score upped the difference to 26-6, Ralf caught a pass from Adam Dobie to complete the scoring.

Northway led all Seaquam players on defence with seven tackles, with Chris Hoegler making six.

The Seahawks are at home Saturday, to face the South Delta Sun Devils at 1:30 p.m.

The Holy Cross Crusaders picked up their first win in non-conference play, edging the Abbotsford Christian Knights 13-6. The Crusaders begin their Senior AA Southern Conference schedule tomorrow (Friday) with a visit to Langley to play the Saints.

The Lord Tweedsmuir Panthers completed a perfect non-conference schedule with a 62-14 victory over the New Westminster Hyacks. The Panthers, who have outscored the opposition by 94 points in those four games, open their Senior AAA Eastern Conference schedule tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. against the Centennial Centaurs at Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary.

- Seaquam’s junior high school team travelled to Vancouver last week, and edged the Eric Hamber Griffins 34-33 in overtime.

Seahawks quarterback Sam Orlick led an offence that featured running backs  Josh Hudniuk, Terel Belanger, Filip Demcak, and Daniel Young, and receivers Panos Bountoulousis and Thomas Collier-Pandaya. Seaquam racked up more than 280 yards of offence. Screen play blocking from offensive linemen Nolan Spalek, Syon Jalandoon, Neil Chand and Trevor Basran also contributed.

Hudniuk ran for more than 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns, while Belanger scored three times, including the game-tying major in overtime on a 10-yard run. Hudniuk’s convert was the game-winning score.

Spalek with 11 tackles, Young with nine, and Basran with seven were the defensive leaders.

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