Broncos, Colts make playoffs

Salmon Arm’s junior bantam Broncos played the Kelowna Riders last Sunday in their last regular season game

  • Oct. 29, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Salmon Arm’s junior bantam Broncos played the Kelowna Riders last Sunday in their last regular season game.

The Broncos fighting for playoff position battled hard and went home with the 43-30 victory.

The Broncos started the game with an early touchdown from Devin MacPhee, who was awarded player of the game, and a second  scoring play by Luke Matheson just before the half.

The defence kept the game close until the second quarter when Luke Simmonds returned a kickoff for a 70-yard touchdown.

The Broncos QB, Chase Henning, connected for three passing touchdowns with Dylan Eugster in the second half, sealing the win for the Broncos.

The team plays its first playoff game next weekend in Kelowna.

The Salmon Arm peewee Colts continued to prove their strength in the league in Kelowna, where they went head to head against the Kelowna Riders.

The Colts attacked quickly with Sam Hall showing his amazing agility and running in the first of his three touchdowns, with a 40-yard run.

Running back Ryan Berke notched two and quarterback Vaughn McManamna scored a touchdown.

The Colts’ offence proved to be too much to handle for the Riders, as the Colts went on to win 39-6 .

The Colts defence played well, allowing the fourth-place Riders only one touchdown.

The offensive player of the game was Sam Hall, defensive player of the game was Braidy Parkes and the top lineman of the game was earned by Carter Billey.

The Colts finish the regular season in second place only one game behind the undefeated Kelowna Lions.

Playoffs start next Sunday at Little Mountain Field with the Colts taking on the West Kelowna Red Blacks.

 

 

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