Bears battle back, down Giants

North Langley bantam football team overcomes early deficit

After falling behind off the opening kick-off, the North Langley Bears battled back to defeat the Chilliwack Giants 21-8 in bantam football on Saturday.

The North Langley defence shut the Giants down the rest of the game with Eh Hset Ta recovering a pair of fumbles while Alex Yoo and Andrew Marshall had an interception apiece.

Jacob Ronald, Connor Hurley and Matthias Wegner led the Bears tacklers.

Pablo Wigwigan ran for 110 yards and two scores while Hset Ta ran for a third. David Wegert was good on all three convert attempts.

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Evan Hoy’s second touchdown gave the North Langley atom Bears a late lead and then the defence held off the Chilliwack Giants in a 21-20 victory on Saturday in atom football.

Ben Evans had the other touchdown, while also running in a convert attempt and Ryan Heutink kicked a two-point convert.

Reece Fennell, Brendan Schartner, Jesse Davidson and Tyson Lennox all made big contributions on defence while Aiden McMurty came up with a timely interception.

Ryan Middleton, Markus MacLeod and Damon Bernemann all had success running the ball.

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A blocked convert attempt was the difference as the North Langley Bears fell 8-6 to the Chilliwack Giants in peewee football on Saturday.

Mathieu Gale scored the lone points.

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In junior bantam action, the North Langley Bears fell 13-0 to the Chilliwack Giants.

Defensive highlights included Jaxon Stebbings with an end zone interception and Ayden Holloway getting a quarterback sack.

Charlie Ward and Kaleb Reemeyer led the team in rushing.