The North Langley Bears rolled to a convincing 32-6 victory over the Mission 9ers at McLeod Athletic Park on Saturday in junior bantam football action,
Jacob Stebbings connected with receiver Alex Henderson for two touchdowns and Pablo Wigwigan ran for three more scores. Wigwigan had a total 183 yards on 10 carries while Caleb Neilsen carried the ball six times for 66 more. On defence Liam Jeffrey was a standout, spending most of the game in the Mission backfield in pursuit of the quarterback. North Langley’s Trevor Paulenz and Connor Hurley each picked off a Mission pass as the Bears evened their record at one win and one loss on the season.
The North Langley peewee Bears were in tough in their season opener, falling 25-0 to the Mission 9ers at McLeod Athletic Park on Saturday.
Despite a significant size disadvantage, the Bears played the powerhouse Mission team tough.
Jaxon Stebbing and Zachary Heathfield led the way with some impressive runs on offense and some solid tackles on defense. Despite the great size difference, Josh Patrick and Ronil Chand made a lot of nice blocks on the line and some great tackles in the backfield.