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Bantam Bears bounce Redmen, earn playoff date

The North Langley Bears are bound for the post-season.

The bantam football team pounded the Nanaimo Redmen 37-0 to improve their record to 5-5 and qualify for the Valley Community Football League.

The game was on Saturday in Nanaimo.

Cameron Sparkes got the Bears on the board when he tackled a Nanaimo ball carrier in the end zone for a safety.

From there, the offence took over.

Brandon Sang rushed for a pair of touchdowns while David Nathan added another along the ground.

Nathan’s score came from short yardage after Michael Chan ran back an interception the one-yard line.

The Bears also scored two touchdowns through the air.

On the first, quarterback Braeden Pritchard connected with Adrian Clements on a 30-yard pass, with Clements then running another 40 to the end zone.

The second came on a trick play with David Fredo taking the hand-off and then connecting with Pritchard for the score.

Sparkes also got some action at quarterback, setting up a touchdown after a nice completion to Kenzie Oram.

The defence made sure the Bears got the shutout with Eric Boomars, Damon Vassos and Jason Sharp all dropping the Nanaimo quarterback.

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The North Langley atom squad lost their playoff game 38-6 to Meadow Ridge Gold.

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