Langley Stampeders’ Wonjae Boo (#77) gets around his blocker to get after the quarterback during the B.C. midget Star Bowl at McLeod Athletic Park on Saturday. There was also a pair of bantam all-star games earlier in the day (nine-man and 12-man) with Langley’s Joe Nickel selected the defensive player of the game in the latter game. There were 34 players altogether from Langley Minor Football and North Langley Community Football selected for the games.

Nickel wins top defensive player award

Langley and North Langley football associations well represented as 34 players chosen to play in bantam, midget Star Bowl games

Both local football organizations were well represented as the B.C. Community Football Star Bowl was held at Langley’s McLeod Athletic Park.

The game pitted the top bantam and midget football players from the two football leagues — the Valley Community Football League and the Vancouver Mainland Football League — and was held on April 16.

In the bantam game, eight players from Langley Minor Football were selected: Ethan Thompson, Tyson Tombe, Stryker Roloff, Ethan Croome, Brodie Thomas, Josh Fletcher and Joe Nickel. Daylan Smith had to miss the game with injury.

And Nickel earned the defensive player of the game award for his efforts as his team, Team Grey won 33-3.

Team Blue featured a dozen players from North Langley Community Football.

Those players were Connor Hurley, Andrew Canning, Caleb Nielsen, Andrew Marshall, Ryan Taylor, Evan Rees, David Wegert, Jacob Ronald, Ethan Bernardin, Nicholas Lacroix, Alex Ronald and Michael Huggan.

And in the midget final, 14 players from the provincial champion Langley Stampeders were selected to suit up in the contest.

Those players were Devante Wilson, Ross Baykey, Wonjae Boo, Devin Dacosta, Josh Look, Craig Clarot, Kyle Clarot, Owen Jenkins, Zach Janzen, Nolan McMurchy, Nathan Murray, Thomas Sandberg, Damen Norris and Nick Thomas.

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Members of Team Grey(back row left to righ)t Daylan Smith, Ethan Thompson, Tyson Tombe, coach Alex, Stryker Roloff, Ethan Croome and Brodie Thomas, and (front row) Joe Nickel and Josh Fletcher.

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