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Longhorns clinched VMFL championship

North Surrey Tigers defenders Mitch Williams (44) and Geordelan Gamez (53) bring down Stephen Legare of the Langley Mustangs during a VMFL Bantam division playoff game Saturday at Bear Creek Park.  - BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER
North Surrey Tigers defenders Mitch Williams (44) and Geordelan Gamez (53) bring down Stephen Legare of the Langley Mustangs during a VMFL Bantam division playoff game Saturday at Bear Creek Park.
— image credit: BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

The North Delta Longhorns clinched the Vancouver Mainland Football League’s (VMFL) Pee Wee division championship Saturday with a 24-6 victory over the South Delta Rams.

With quarterback Jalen Philpot leading the North Delta offence, the Longhorns got touchdowns from Tayvion Johnson, Tyson Philpot and Nick Kong.

Jacob Vanluven, Bradley Hayes and Jahnek Rai were the defensive leaders.  The Longhorns will play for the B.C. championship against the Abbotsford Falcons Sunday at 9:30 a.m.; at Langley’s McLeod Park.

In the Bantam Division, the North Surrey Tigers will kickoff against the Victoria Spartans in the provincial final Sunday at 2 p.m. at McLeod Park. The Tigers won their semifinal game 59-12 over the Langley Mustangs.

The Cloverdale Panthers won the VMFL Atom Division championship, defeating the North Surrey Lions 38-0. The Panthers face the Mission 9ers in the B.C. final Saturday at 11 a.m. at McLeod Park.

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