McCall to lead U16s in Vegas

13 players from Kelowna and Rutland coach to take part in the 2016 High Roller Football Showdown this week in Las Vegas.

  • Tue Jan 19th, 2016 1:00pm
  • Sports

Rutland Voodoos’ field boss Peter McCall will serve as head coach of B.C.’s U16 team for the 2016 High Roller Football Showdown this week in Las Vegas.

Three teams representing Football B.C.—Grade 8, U16 and U18 —will be competing against American all-star teams with players from Kansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, Utah, Arkansas, Nevada and Puerto Rico.

McCall, a former head coach of the Okanagan Sun, was the CJFL coach of the year in 2010.

Five players from the Kelowna Mission Lions will play on McCall’s team—Kieran Carter, Kyle Zakala, Matthew Klak, Nathan Tonogai and Marcus Athans.

The B.C. U18 team will feature five members of the Mt. Boucherie Bears—Christopher Smith, Spencer Schmidt, Dayton Moore, Ty Troung and Zac Callaghan.

Keysean Lyder, Isaac Athans and Garrett McCarthy from Kelowna will play on the Grade 8 team.