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Bears bad news for Falcons
The North Langley Bears had their most impressive performance of the season, handing the Abbotsford White Falcons their first loss of the season.
The junior bantam football team travelled to Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium on Saturday and returned with a 30-16 victory to improve to 5-2 on the season.
Pablo Wigwigan ran for more than 100 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
Quarterback Jacob Stebbings also ran for a touchdown as well as throwing a one-yard touchdown pass to Alex Henderson.
Connor Hurley was the team’s leading receiver with 56 yards.
Kicker Charlie May was a perfect 3-for-3 on his convert attempts.
The Bears defence struggled early against the Falcons but stiffened up as the game wore on. A key turning point was a third-quarter fumble recovery from Brodie Tarling.
A pair of North Langley Bears flag football teams had strong showings on Saturday at Abbotsford’s Rotary Stadium.
The North Langley Red team beat Abbotsford Red 2-1 and then tied Abbotsford Blue 2-2.
In the first, Ben Evans scored one touchdown and the other came on an interception return from Ethan Harcourt.
Evans and Reece Fennell scored the touchdowns in the second game.
Aeden Dennis was strong at centre throughout the game.
The North Langley Yellow team beat Abbotsford Blue 2-1 and Abbotsford Red 3-0.
Rylan Middleton scored the first touchdown on a nice pass from Jesse Davison, while Davison ran the second one in himself.
The second game saw Tyson Craig score all three touchdowns and pick off a pass. The defence also came up with two goal-line stands, stopping Abbotsford at the one and two-yard lines, respectively.