Northern Jr. Vikings Defeat Saunders Sabres in London

October 15, 2015


The Northern Jr. Vikings were on the road for the 3rd game of their 2015 exhibition season. They faced the Saunders Sabres from London and came away with a 30-18 victory.

The Sabres scored first at the halfway mark of the opening quarter, but a strong Vikings' defensive line blocked the extra point attempt. The Vikings responded with two touchdowns of their own on a 20 yard pass from Alec Trusler to Kurtis Hill , and a 50 yard run from Gabe Barnes near the close of the half. The Vikings missed an extra point attempt but made good on a 2 point conversion on the Barnes TD.

Kody Lyon and Max Musico had a hand in two key quarterback sacks for the Vikings defense.

The score was Vikings 14, Sabres 6 at the half.

The second half saw Vikings' majors from Parker Kidd, and Barnes. Georgio made good on both extra point kicks. Hunter Hendrie contributed a key interception for the Vikings on defense.

The Vikings final points came when Saunders conceded a safety in their endzone. The Sabres added two majors of their own to close out the game.

The final score was Vikings 30, Sabres 18.






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