Sun Devils win sixth in a row in local football

Noah Gross scored two touchdowns against Kamloops Sunday as the Kelowna atom Lions finished the regular season with a 6-0 record.  - Contributed
Noah Gross scored two touchdowns against Kamloops Sunday as the Kelowna atom Lions finished the regular season with a 6-0 record.
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The West Kelowna Sun Devils blew past the Kelowna Dragons 41-0 Sunday for their sixth straight victory in SIFC junior bantam football action.

Six different players put points on the board as the Devils pushed their season record to 6-1.

Nate Humes scored a pair of touchdowns, while Nick Kopp blocked a punt and scored a touchdown. Salem Clark scored one major and passed for another.

In other JB action, the Kelowna Lions dumped Kamloops 70-14 to move to 6-1 and remain in a tie for top spot with the Sun Devils.


The Kelowna Lions maintained their hold on top spot in the peewee division of the SIFC with a 24-8 win over the Kamloops Wildcats Sunday at CNC.

Myles Whiteside, Nolan Ulm, Dylan Ephicke and Josiah Brears scored TDs for the Lions, now 6-1.

In other action, Jacob Zimmer found Daniel Piatelli with a 15-yard touchdown pass on the game's final play to push the West Kelowna Sun Devils past the Kelowna Dragons 12-6 on Sunday.

West Kelowna moves to 4-3, while the Dragons are 2-5.


The Kelowna Atom Lions capped off an undefeated regular season with a 32-0 drubbing of Kamloops Sunday at CNC turf.

Aidan Vint dominated the line at defensive end and returned a fumble for a touchdown

Noah Gross scored two majors for the Lions, with Chad Laughren and Wilson Holland scoring the others.

The atom Lions are: Cory Couch, Wilson Holland, Noah Gross, Evan Jackson, Leon Johns, Xander Kennedy, Chad Laughren, Morgan Scott, Damon Alfonso, Nate Beauchemin, Alex Mace, Dylan McBratney, Aidan Vint, Kian Bos, Ryan Dekleva, Ethan Irvine, Neven MacQuarrie, Keegan Bray, Riley Campbell, Blake Chapman.  Coaches are Kendall Gross, Paul Beauchemin, Mike Irvine, Dean Kennedy and Tony Bray.

Kelowna will host a semifinal playoff game Sunday, Oct. 21 against the fourth-place team.


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