Sylvan Lake football season off to a strong start

Saturday Sept. 10 saw the Sylvan Lake Lions bantam football team taking on the Lindsay Thurber Raiders

Saturday Sept. 10 saw the Sylvan Lake Lions bantam football team taking on the Lindsay Thurber Raiders. The first quarter was a real ‘see-saw’ match up with both defensive lines keeping the first quarter to a 0-0 score. By thesecond quarter the offensive teams started to come alive each scoring a touch down and convert, leaving it 8-8. The teams get two points per convert to encourage kicking in the league.

The 2nd half was all Lions with the final score landing at 28-16 in Sylvan’s favour. The offensive line was very strong with some incredible blocking allowing players to get touch downs across the line. There were a total of 362rushing yards, 56 passing yards, two quarterback sacks for a total of 20 yards, four touch downs and two converts. Over all coach Vic Sloboda was very proud of his team who came out very strong for the first game of the seasonand put in such a great effort. Vic would also like to thank all the friends and family that came out to cheer on the team.

On Friday, Sept. 9 the Sylvan Lake Tigers (atom) also won their two games and the Bears (peewee) won their game in Stettler against the home team who conceded at half time.

 

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