The SMAA Football regular season kicked off on Saturday with the Atom and Bantam divisions competing.
The game between the Inferno and ShockWave was full of excitement as these 2 evenly balanced teams battled to a 24 all draw. Gage Klyne led the Inferno with 2 touchdowns with individual majors being added by Zachary McCabe and Matthew McCabe. Mitchell Blais and Josh Foulis each countered with a pair of touchdowns for the ShockWave.
Noah Lester was unstoppable, scampering to the end zone 5 times in leading the Iron Hides to a 42-24 decision over the RazorClaws. Cameron Hunt and Aaron Shanks also scored touchdowns for the victors. Perry Moffat scored 3 majors and Tyler Hopwood added a single touchdown for the RazorClaws.
The Tiger Sharks scored early and often against the Bears. Curtis Hill scampered for 3 touchdowns on runs of 18, 30 and 56 yards. Hunter Brumwell also galloped for a 33 yard major. Jeff Haggarty converted two of these touchdowns for a 28-0 victory.
Josh Clubb was a wrecking crew for the Toros in their 21-8 victory over the Mammoths. The Toro's quarterback ran for touchdowns
of 3, 7 and 60 yards. He also added a convert. Matthew Dira added an additional convert as the Toros opened up a 21-0 lead at halftime. The only scoring in the second half came on a 32 yard pass from quarterback Cody Lyon to Travis Conrad for the Mammoths. Mack Fiddy added the convert to complete the scoring.
The Peewee Division are in action on Monday September 9 at Norm Perry Park beginning at 6:00 pm with the Storm taking on the SkyFire and at 7:15 the Vortex taking on the Avengers.
season schedule located here