Northern Jr. Vikings Football Take 1st Exhibition Win

October 2, 2015


The Jr. Vikings football team got their 2015 exhibition season off to a strong start on the road with a 42-6 win over their counterparts from Strathroy District Collegiate Institute.

The first half saw the Vikings put 28 points on the board thanks to two touchdown runs apiece by Gabe Barnes and Alec Trussler. Barnes and Angelo Georgio converted all extra points. The Vikings held strong defensively in the first half, highlighted by a fumble recovery from Hunter Hendrie.


Justin Waun came up with a big interception for the Vikings in the 3rd quarter. On the next play, Jackson Smiley ran the ball 70 yards for a Vikings touchdown. Georgio kicked the extra point.

In the 4th quarter, Oliver Ham and Jackson Smiley both had big runs that led to quarterback Hendrie throwing the ball to Adam Riggi for a major. Georgio again made good with the extra point.

The Vikings and Saints traded touchdowns in the final minutes of the game. Strathroy fumbled their two point conversion attempt, but the Vikings Georgio kicked the single.

The game ended with the Vikings on top, 49-6


Upcoming Vikings' 2015 Exhibition schedule:

∑ Oct. 7 @ St. Patís (3 pm)
∑ Oct. 15 @ Laurier (3 pm Ė to be confirmed)
∑ Oct. 22 vs St. Patís (3 pm)







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