Bears No. 17 Jordan Tomica tries to shake off pursuers. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

VIDEO: Bears streak ends

A hard-fought VCFL championship game

The Meadow Ridge Knights put an end to the North Langley Bears run at perfection.

The Knights defeated the Bears 46-38 on Saturday at McLeod Athletic Park in the junior bantam championship final for the Valley Community Football League.

The Bears were the league’s regular season champions, going 7-0, including a pair of wins over Meadow Ridge (5-2) during the regular season.

The game was one of three championship finals held at MAP.

In the atom final, it was the Abbotsford Falcons Black team defeating Meadow Ridge 56-32.

And in the peewee championship, it was Abbotsford Falcons White beating Meadow Ridge 14-6.

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North Langley Bears’ Juan Valle (with ball) follows the block of teammates Mathieu Gale (#23) and Nicholas Reimer (#55) against the Meadow Ridge Knights during the Valley Community Football League junior bantam championship game at McLeod Athletic Park on Saturday night. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

Bears No. 3 Grayson Gehrer carries the ball during VCFL junior bantam championship under the lights and in the rain at McLeod Saturday. Dan Ferguson Langley Times

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