July 3 Niagara Spears and minor football report
Niagara Spears Junior Varsity Tier 2 receiver Zorique Olayori catches a pass in Saturday’s game against the Vaughan Rebels. Photo by ED TELENKO.
Jacob Succar scored four touchdowns to lead the Niagara Spears Junior Varsity Tier 1 football team to a 52-14 victory over the Guelph Junior Gryphons in Ontario Provincial Football League action this past weekend.
Also scoring for the Spears were: Matthew Paul, two touchdowns; Owen Tofano, touchdown; Jacob Burke, field goal; Chris Bianco, five converts; and, Devon Cleveland, two-point convert.
In Junior Varsity Tier 2 play, the Niagara Spears were blanked 29-0 by the Vaughan Rebels.
Last weekend’s bantam game was cancelled.
In OPFL playoff games this weekend, the Varsity Spears (4-3) visit the London Junior Mustangs (7-0); the Tier 1 Junior Varsity (3-4) is at the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-1); and the Niagara bantams (5-3) host the London Junior Mustangs (4-4) Friday at 7 p.m. at Kiwanis Field.
Following are Niagara Regional Minor Football results:
JUNIOR VARSITY ELITE
Sun Devils 28 Gamblers 22
Sun Devils: Mason Arbic, two TDs and two converts; William Shultz, two TD; Anthony Gomez, convert; Taffy Reidiger, convert.
Gamblers: Jake Diellonia, TD; Andrew Conte, TD and two two-point covert; Jake Portfolio, interception return for TD.
Seahawks 25 Steelers 0
St. Catharines Seahawks: Dhabi Williams, two TDs, including kick return major; Ezekiel Langendoen, TD and convert; Josh Savoie, TD.
West Niagara Steelers: No scoring.
Lions 37 Longhorns 36
Niagara Falls Lions 37 Fort Erie Longhorns 36
Niagara Falls Lions: Lucas Panucci, six TDs and convert.
Fort Erie Longhorns: Calem Smith, two TDs; Jorden Payne, three TDs; Chase Wentworth, TD.
Steelers 30 Seahawks 6
West Niagara Steelers: Jorden Gurzi-MacDonald, two TDs; Cole Haan, TD; Elijah Mercer, three two-point converts; Lucas Hazelton, TD.
St. Catharines Seahawks: Levi Moyer, TD.
Tiger-Cats 22 Longhorns 16
Welland Tiger-Cats: Details unavailable.
Fort Erie Longhorns: Details unavailable.
Tiger-Cats 32 Longhorns 0
Welland Tiger-Cats: Dayshawn Johnson, three TDs; Owen Broutski, TD; Brian Mauves, TD; Colton Kizlyk, two converts.
Fort Erie Longhorns: No scoring.
Falcons 20 Seahawks 12
West Niagara Falcons: Malachi Tempeny, two TDs; Ejay Thompson, TD; defence, two-point safety.
St.Catharines Seahawks: Dengarden Forde, TD; Quinn Johnson, TD.