Minor football

As teammate Muheez Dejonwo watches, Emmanuel Odong of the North Surrey Hawks is tackled by Quentin Bettencourt of the Vancouver Trojans during a Pee Wee game Sunday at Bear Creek Park . - BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER
As teammate Muheez Dejonwo watches, Emmanuel Odong of the North Surrey Hawks is tackled by Quentin Bettencourt of the Vancouver Trojans during a Pee Wee game Sunday at Bear Creek Park .
— image credit: BOAZ JOSEPH / THE LEADER

Bantam Division


North Surrey Tigers 50

Nanaimo Redmen 0

Highlights: Seven players had major scores in the Tigers win. Ernie Santos reached the end zone twice, with Colby Peters, Deshaun Kular, Jidstar Castaneto, Nathan Brown and Elijah Hassan scoring one touchdown each. Jordan Gomez kicked six converts.  Sam Malana led the defense with an interception and a fumble recovery.


North Surrey Panthers 53

Victoria Spartans 2

Highlights: Willie Brenner had three touchdowns to lead the Panthers. David Lagou and Mark Leonardo scored two each, and Joss Yanciw added one. Leonardo kicked three converts and Brenner booted two.


Cloverdale Leopards 0

Langley Mustangs 35

Highlights: Anthony Lee and John Davidson with quarterback sacks and Jean-Claude Rugamba with an interception led the Leopards defense. Jiwoo Ryu was outstanding on special teams.


Junior Bantam Division


North Surrey Eagles 26

Royal City Hyacks 8

Highlights: Sebastien Reid ran for one touchdown, returned an interception for another, and threw to Elijah Khan for a third major score to lead the Eagles to a win in a quarterfinal playoff game. John Marquez also ran for one touchdown, while Joel Klassen threw to Brandon Price for a convert. Contributing with outstanding defensive play were Alex Dyesiku, Izaak Duncan and Johnny Padoon.


Pee Wee Division


North Delta Longhorns 16

Coquitlam Wildcats 0

Highlights: Diallo Ighorewo and Brody Clark scored one touchdown each for North Delta, with Jayden Pencer, Ben Carrion and Justin Hermann playing strong games on defense.


Atom Division


North Surrey T-Birds 46

Vancouver Trojans 0

Highlights: Jayden Benipal paced the T-Birds with three touchdowns. Gavin Rai with two and Nnamdi Okuma with one also had major scores. Xzavier Boszak kicked for eight points and Rai booted for two.

Ayden Khakh, Reese Stone and Tait Carrasco each had a fumble recovery, and Adrian Feria and Nicolas Iveson were the defensive leaders.


North Surrey Lions 36

Langley Broncos 8

Highlights: Javon Minott and Myles McPherson scored two touchdowns each for the Lions. Jamil Yousuf also scored a touchdown, and Adrian Dias Dos Santos kicked a pair of converts.


North Delta Longhorns 14

Royal City Hyacks 26

Highlights: Brayden Johnston and Xavier Singfield had a touchdown each for the Longhorns.

Cloverdale Tigers 28

South Delta Rams 6

Highlights: Krishin Sangha with two, Jamie Fuchs and Zach Therrien scored touchdowns for the Tigers. Brandon Fuchs and Brady Barrick each kicked  two-point converts.

Leading the defense were Brandon Fuchs, Owen Osbourne and Dante Vatkin.


Cloverdale Lions 30

Coquitlam Lions 20

Highlights: Sam Adrain did all the scoring for Cloverdale with five touchdowns.

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