Bears host Hyacks Friday
The Mt. Boucherie Bears will close out their B.C. high school football pre-season this Friday night against a perennially tough opponent from the Lower Mainland.
At 6:30 p.m. at the Apple Bowl, Mike Godwin's squad will take on the New Westminster Hyacks.
Boucherie is coming off an impressive 38-35 win over the Notre Dame Jugglers last Friday night in Vancouver.
Spencer Humes and Cam Spence each caught a pair of touchdowns passes.
Three TD passes came from the arm of Josiah Joseph, the other from Ben Minaker as a trio of Bears quarterbacks combined for 268 yards.
Joe Court added a 58-yard major along the ground.
The biggest play on defense came from cornerback Cam Spence, chasing down a Notre Dame running back and forcing a fumble that was recovered by Scott Vincent at the Bears' five yard-line.
DE Chet Dennison and LB Max Sutherland (4 tackles) also recovered fumbles.
Brandon Moore (LB) had 8 tackles and a sack, Cole Geisler (safety) had seven tackles and an interception, while Matt Pacheco (NG) had two tackles and a sack.
In other action, the KSS Owls dropped a 35-17 decision to South Delta Friday at the Apple Bowl.
After falling behind 7-3, Kelowna QB Sean Gordon connected with Darrion Bunce for a 39-yard pass play major in the second quarter to make to 10-7.
But South Delta responded with three unanswered touchdowns before the end of the half to make it 27-10.
In the fourth quarter, the teams traded majors with Nathan Brown scoring on a four-yard run for the Owls.
This weekend, KSS will visit Lord Tweedsmuir.
The Rutland Voodoos won by default on Friday as Kamloops Valleyview forfeited the game.
This Friday at 2 p.m., the Voodoos will play host to the Handsworth Royals.
Meanwhile, Voodoos will play Boucherie in the Okanagan AAA Conference 2012 regular season opener next Friday, Sept. 28 with a 4 p.m. kick off.
The KSS Owls will follow at 6:30 p.m. when they battle Salmon Arm.
The Okanagan Mission Huskies will kick off the new B.C. high school football regular season Friday, Sept. 28 at OKM.
The Huskies will take on the Valleyview Vikings from Kamloops in a 4 p.m start.
OKM play out of the Okanagan AA Conference this season which also features South Kamloops. Mt. Baker, Kalamalka and Westsyde.