Wolverines Advance To Conference Finals
The Peterborough Wolverines were victorious in two of the three OFC Ramsay Conference semi final games played on Saturday with the Jr. Varsity and Sr. Varsity squads both moving on to the conference finals this coming Saturday with victories at home with the Jr. Varsity easily defeating the Sudbury Gladiators 65-0 and the Sr. Varsity winning against the Gladiators 36-7. The Bantam Wolverines were on the road and lost to the North Halton Crimson Tide 20-14 which brings their season to an end.
The Jr. Varsity Wolverines got off to a fast start and scored easily and lead 35-0 at the end of the first quarter and increased that margin to 49-0 at the half. The Wolverines continued to score in the second half and easily recorded the 65-0 victory and extended their undefeated streak to 7-0. Scoring TD`s for the Wolverines were Kyle Milburn and Max Levasseur with 3 TD`s each and single TD`s by Mack McFarlane, Isaac Clark and John Green. Spencer Vesnaver converted 8 convert kicks and added a 22 yard field goal. The Jr. Varsity team will host the Huronia Stallions who defeated the Sault Sabercats 41-34 in their semi final match. Thed Wolverines will host the Stallions in a 2 pm contest at TASS this coming Saturday for the Ramsay Conference Championship. This should be a great game between the two rivalries!
In the Sr. Varsity contest the Wolverines were up against a determined Sudbury team and were able to record the 36-7 victory to remain undefeated at 7-0 and will host either the Huronia Stallions or the Sault Sabercats in the second game on Saturday at 5 pm. Their opponent will be announced soon. The winners in both the Jr. snd Sr. Varsity games this week will qualify to compete in the OFC Champ Day on August 5th at the TASS Field in Peterborough for the overall OFC Championship. Scoring TD’s for the Wolverines were Ryan Astrom with 2 TD’s, and single TD’s by Chase Batley, Nick Clarkin and Matthew Funk who had a spectacular 65 yard punt return for his TD. Hayden Bruce converted 3 convert kicks.
The Bantam Wolverines got off to a slow start and where down 20-0 before they began a comeback but ran out of time and fell short to the North Halton Crimson Tide 20-14. It was a tough lost and their playoff drive has come to an end. They have completed their season with a 3-4 record. Scoring for the Bantams was Jamie Hubble with both TD’s and Hayden McIlmoyle was successful with two convert kicks.
OFC CONFERENCE FINALS SET!
The 2017 OFC Conference Finals are now set after this past weekend’s results. The coming weekend the conference finalists will play for the championship of their respective conference and the opportunity to advance to the overall OFC Championships on August 5th to be held in Peterborough.
In the Ramsay Conference (north) finals it will be our Peterborough Wolverines Jr. Varsity squad hosting the Huronia Stallions in a 2 pm contest at the TASS Field. The Wolverines Sr. Varsity team will follow hosting the Sault Ste. Marie Sabercats in a 5 pm game. The Bantam finalist will have North Halton travelling to face Vaughan.
In the Dittmer Conference (south) finals it will be Brantford at Toronto in the Sr. Varsity final, Chatham Kent at Brantford in the Jr. Varsity match and Brantford at Chatham Kent in the Bantam finals. The champions from both conferences will meet on August 5th in Peterborough for the OFC Championships. The times for the games will be the Bantams at 11 am, The Jr. Varsity game at 2 pm and the Sr. Varsity contest at 6 pm.
This Saturday July 29th will be exciting OFC football with the Wolverines contending for their respective conference championship and the opportunity to advance to the OFC Champ Day on August 5th at Home! We hope you can join us for a great day of football.
Wolverines Playoffs Start July 22nd
The Jr. Varsity game is at 2 pm followed by the Sr. Varsity contest at 5 pm. The winners will advance to the conference championship on the weekend of July 29th. This will be a strong challenge for the Wolverines as they begin their first OFC playoff action. In the other semi final contests the Huronia Stallions will host the Sault Ste. Marie Sabercats in Sr. Varsity action in Barrie and the Jr. Varsity Sault Sabercats will host the Huronia Stallions in the Sault.
The Wolverines Bantams are on the road on Saturday to face the North Halton Crimson Tide in a 3 pm game at the Georgetown District High School in their semi final contest. Both teams had a bye this past weekend. The other Bantam game has the Huronia Stallions traveling to Vaughan to play the Rebels. The winners will meet for the Ramsay Conference Championship on the July 29th weekend.
Wolverines End Regular Season
The Jr. Varsity Wolverines started fast and lead 37-0 at the half. Neither team scored in the second half. Scoring for the Wolverines were Mack McFarlane with 3 TD’s and single TD’s for Kyle Milburn and John Green. Spencer Vesnaver was successful on 5 convert kicks and the team recorded a safety.
The Sr. Varsity squad were able to start quickly as well scoring 22 points in the first quarter and lead 40-7 at the half. The Wolverines scored the only points in the second half in recording the 47-7 victory. Scoring for the Wolverines were Nick Clarkin with 2 TD’s and single TD’s by Keegan Crough, Mike Guirestante, Alex Lazcano and Matthew Funk. Hayden Bruce had a great day recording 6 convert kicks, 2 singles and an 18 yard Field Goal.
The Bantams had a very slow start and found themselves trailing 41-7 at the half to a very good Rebels squad. The Wolverines played much better in the second half and outscored the Rebels 21-7, however, they just couldn’t overcome the big lead the Rebels had created. Scoring for the Wolverines was Carson Harvey with 3 TD’s and a 2 point conversion run. Jamie Hubble scored a TD and Hayden Mclmoyle was successful on 2 convert kicks.
All three Wolverines teams will have a bye this week as round one of the playoffs begin this coming weekend. They will begin play in the second round of play on the weekend of July 22nd with the Jr. and Sr. Varsity teams hosting an opponent at the TAS Field. The Bantams will be on the road to face the North Halton Crimson Tide, the number 2 seed in their division. Details of those games will be announced when confirmed. The Wolverines are looking forward to the playoffs!
The final season standings for the OFC Ramsay Conference are as follows:
Wolverines Win Big!
The Wolverines Bantams continue to improve and have now won two straight games with their 41-20 win over the Thunderbirds. Scoring for the Bantams were Carson Harvey and Jack Kulla with 2 TD’s each and single TD’s by Brett Bjorgan and Jamie Hubble. Hayden Mcllmoyle converted on 5 convert kicks.
The Wolverines Jr. Varsity squad was successful in their rematch with the Sudbury Gladiators with a convincing 51-8 win. Scoring for the undefeated Wolverines were Kyle Milburn with 3 TD’s and single TD’s for Blaine Stevenson, Tyler Alleway and Max Levasseur. Spenser Vasneaver converted 6 convert kicks and was successful on 2 field goals and a single. The defense recorded a team safety.
In the final game of the day, the Sr. Varsity Wolverines were successful in winning their 5th straight victory with a 46-7 win over the Thunderbirds. Scoring for the Wolverines with single TD’s were Nick Clarkin, Keegan Crough, Chase Batley, Alex Lazcano, Breaden O’Brien and Ryan Astrom. Hayden Bruce was successful on 4 convert kicks and Tyson Jeffery on 2 kicks. The Wolverines recorded a team safety as well.
All three Wolverines teams will enjoy a bye this coming weekend and will conclude their OFC regular season play on Sunday July 9th when they travel to York University to meet the Vaughan Rebels with the Bantam game at 12 noon, followed with the Jr. Varsity contest at 2:30pm and ending the day with the Sr. Varsity game at 5 pm.
The results of the final OFC regular season will determine the division alignments for the playoffs which begin with round one on the July 15th weekend. The Wolverines are looking forward to the playoffs!
Wolverines Retain Cottage Cup
The Bantams started the day with a convincing 49-6 win, followed by the Jr. Varsity’s 44-17 win and the day was capped by the Sr. Varsity’s 24-9 victory. The Bantams played their best game of the year and defeated a good Huronia team. Both the Offense and especially the Defense played extremely well enabling the Wolverines to get off to a fast start and build an early lead and never looked back in securing their great victory. Scoring for the Wolverines were Carson Harvey with 4 TD’s, Jamie Hubble with 2 TD’s and Brett Bjorgan with a single TD. Hayden Mcllmoyle was successful on 7 convert kicks.
The Jr. Varsity Wolverines started strong and lead 30-10 at the half. They played well against another strong Stallions squad. The game was delayed in the fourth quarter when a strong thunder storm moved through the area. When play resumed, the Wolverines were able to come away with the victory. Scoring for the Wolverines were Blaine Stevenson with 2 TD’s and single TD’s by Raphael Rivera, Conner McGirl, Mac McFarlane and Alex Vassiliadis. Spencer Vesnaver was successful on 6 convert kicks.
The Sr. Varsity contest was truly a battle between two good football teams. The Stallions scored first on a team safety for a 2-0 lead. The Wolverines were able to briefly take the lead 3-2 on a Field Goal by Hayden Bruce, however the Stallions scored a TD and had the lead at half time 9-3. The Wolverines made adjustments at the half and their defense was outstanding in the second half holding the Stallions scoreless. The Wolverines were able to get their balanced offense of passing and rushing going and outscored the Stallions 21-0 in the second half to seal the tough fought 24-9 victory. Scoring for the Wolverines with single TD’s were Hayden Bruce, Ryan Astrom and Chase Batley. Hayden was also successful on two convert kicks and added a Field Goal. Nick Clarkin converted one convert kick as well.
All three teams will be at home this Saturday when they host a triple header at TAS Field. The Bantams will play the Forest City Thunderbirds from London in a 12 noon contest, followed by the JV’s in a rematch with Sudbury at 3 pm and closing out the day will be the SV’s squad hosting the Forest City Thunderbirds at 6 pm. It should be another great day of football.
Wolverines Battle For First Place