Atom Blue The Atom Blue Giants played to a wet, soggy, 20-0 loss on Saturday against the Meadow Ridge Gold team in Maple Ridge.
The team will look to turn it around with a win next week against a strong Atom White Giants team at Townsend Park at 10 a.m. on Saturday.
Atom Red The Chilliwack Red Atom Giants won a thriller 18-16 against their rival Chilliwack White Giants in the pouring rain at Townsend Park Saturday. With touchdowns scored by Josh Caverly and Nicolas Beck, the Giants were helped out by their stout defence, led by Jesse Reddick and Tyler Bergin. The Red Giants play Abbotsford at home Saturday at 11:45 a.m.
Pee Wee Blue The Pee Wee Blue Giants lost on Saturday in a rain filled game against the Abbotsford Falcons. The Giants were only down by six at halftime but in the second half, the weather played a factor and took a toll on the Giants. The Giants gave up two more touchdowns in the second half; both of them seemed easy for the Falcons.
The one bright spot on Saturday for the Giants was a four-minute drive capped with a nice rushing touchdown from Josh Janssen. The Giants have a much needed bye week this weekend and will prepare for the Chilliwack Pee Wee Red squad, Oct. 12.
Junior Bantam The Giants offence moved the ball all day against the Abbotsford Black Falcons despite the extremely wet and windy conditions. Despite a tremendous effort by the Giants, the JB squad could not stop the Falcons and fell to 0-5 on the season with a final score of 36-0.
Bantam The 0-4 Bantams travelled to Cowichan to face off against 2-2 Nanaimo/Cowhican Red Dogs. The Giants first two runs by Cam Lampart put the Giants up 7-0. The Giants regained possession and went up 13-0 with a TD pass from quarterback Gabe Olivares to Trey Isaac.
The Giants would continue to gain momentum with the help of running backs Warren Rogers and Karan Deol. They would score once again with a one-yard TD run by Olivares. After halftime they would continue to move the ball with another TD pass to Isaac and a 40-yard TD run by Deol.
The Giants won 36-6, getting their first victory of the season. Next game for the Bantam squad is Oct. 12 versus South Delta Rams at Townsend Park.
Midget The Midget team brought their record up to 2-3 with a solid 22-7 win versus the Coquitlam Falcons on a soggy Saturday at Townsend Park.
Keenan Godden opened the scoring on a 85-yard scamper, running through and around would-be tacklers on the way to the end zone. He also hauled in the two-point conversion from Hunter Larocque.
A punt single from R.J. Begg made it 9-0 after the first quarter. Coquitlam got their only points on the day early in the second, scoring on a 60-yard catch and run, but for the rest of the game, the Giants defence swarmed the Falcons.
Steven Baker scored the second major for the Giants on a strong run off the right tackle.
The final touchdown of the day was scored late in the game on a shifty run by Nashon Douglas. Next up for the Midgets is a date with the league powerhouse, Langley Stampeders, who come to Townsend Park Saturday sporting an undefeated 5-0 record.
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