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North Langley defeats Langley in bantam football action

Quarterback Nick Lacroix connected with Michael Huggins for a pair of touchdown passes while Pablo Wigwigan ran for 112 yards — including a 70-yard score — as the North Langley Bears rolled over the Langley Mustangs 28-0.

The two bantam football teams were playing at McLeod Athletic Park on Sunday.

Connor Hurley had the other North Langley touchdown. David Wegert added two converts.

The defence was dominant in the game as they stymied any Mustang attempt all game long.

Jacob Price, Brodie Tarling and Caleb Nielsen led the defensive effort with several key tackles.

For the Mustangs, Joe Nickel led the defence with eight solo tackles while Ethan Croome (six) and Stryker Roloff (five) also recording multi-tackle games.Brodie Thomas led the rushing attack while Adam Rodenstein was the leading receiver.

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A pair of first-half touchdowns were more than enough offence as the North Langley Bears defeated the Abbotsford Falcons 12-0 at Rotary Stadium on Saturday in peewee football action.

Quarterback Owen Sieben and Matthieu Gale connected on several passes on the opening drive, capping it off with a 40-yard touchdown.

Lance Barker had the other score, running it in from 11 yards out.

The second half was a defensive slugfest, with neither team able to generate offence.

Troy Edwards also came up with an interception on the final drive to preserve the shutout while on special teams, Ryan Goesen recovered an onside kick.

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The North Langley Bears junior bantam football team lost 20-0 to the Abbotsford Falcons on Saturday at Rotary Stadium.

The Bears were out-sized by their Falcon opponents, but stood their ground.

Charlie Ward led the rushing attack with 80 yards, while the offensive line created some great running room with centre Nolan MacLeod having an especially strong game.

The defence was also solid, with the teams cornerbacks keeping play contained to the inside. Ronil Chand led the team in tackles.

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Rylan Middleton capped off a nine-drive play with a touchdown run but that would be all the points the North Langley Bears could muster, falling 32-8 to the Abbotsford Falcons White in atom football at Rotary Stadium on Saturday.

Evan Hoy was a force on both sides of the ball with five tackles on defence and 115 yards rushing on offence.

The offensive line of Jesse Davison, Alyson Courtney, Lucca Patterson, Ryan Heutink and Rowen Engele had a strong game, creating running lanes for the ball carriers.

Markus MacLeod and Aiden McMurtry also had solid games for the defence with three tackles apiece. Lucas Laroche came up with a fumble recovery.

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The Langley Stampeders led for much of the game, but a touchdown in the final minute helped the North Surrey Bears prevail 15-14 in midget football at McLeod Athletic Park on Sunday.

The Stamps led 13-0 late into the third quarter before the Bears stormed back.

Langley’s points were largely from their defence as Kyle Clarot scored on a 42-yard interception return while the Stamps also got six points courtesy of North Surrey conceding safeties. The other single point was off a missed field goal.

The Bears other touchdown was off a blocked kick, which they recovered in the end zone. They also scored on a conceded safety.

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