2017 OFC Champ Day Results
OFC BANTAMS CHAMIONSHIP | COUGARS 34 REBELS 20
The Bantam game featured the Ramsay Conference Champions, the Vaughan Rebels with a 7-1 record battling the Dittmer Conference Champions, the Chatham-Kent Cougars with their perfect 8-0 record. It was an exciting game with both teams starting with strong defensive play. The Rebels opened the scoring with a TD scored by Dillon Schobourgh and the convert kick recorded by Jonathan DiMarino to take a 7-0 lead. Later in the first quarter the Cougars responded with their first TD recorded by Drew Barko and the successful convert kick by Tyler Shunmanski to tie the score at 7 going into the second quarter.
Both teams were able to move the ball well in the second quarter and the Cougars were able to score and take the lead on a TD by Tyler Shunmanski, but the pass for the twp point convert score failed for the 13-7 lead. With under two minutes left in the half, the Rebels scored a TD by Zyaire Murrary with a successful convert kick by Jonathan DiMarino to take a 14-13 lead at the half.
The second half started with a brief heavy rain storm and the winds picked up considerably, however, during the quarter Tyler Shunmaniski returned a punt for an exciting 70 yard TD and his successful convert kick to take the lead 20-14 going into the fourth quarter. In the final quarter with 6:55 left in the game, the rebels Dillon Schobourgh a scored a TD to tie the game at 20-20. In the final minutes it was all Cougars scoring two TD’s one by Tyler Snunmanski and the other by Cody Boully with Tyler successful on both convert kicks to preserve the 34-20 victory for the Chatham-Kent Cougars.
After the game both teams received their conference banners, a gift from the OFC and the Cougars the OFC Championship Trophy. The MVP’s for both teams were selected by the coaching staffs of the opposing team and introduced. The MVP’s from the Rebels was Zyaire Murray and from the Cougars Tyler Shunmanski. Congratulations to both the Rebels and the Cougars for an outstanding Champ Day performance.
OFC JR. VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP | WOLVERINES 43 BISONS 35
In the second game on Champ Day, it was two undefeated Jr. Varsity teams featuring the Ramsay Conference Champs, the Peterborough Wolverines with an 8-0 record facing the Dittmer Conference Champions, the Brantford Bisons with a 7-0-1 record. The game began with both teams beginning to move the ball well and the Wolverines opened the scoring on a TD by Mack McFarlane and a successful convert kick by Spencer Vesnaver to take a 7-0 lead. Later in the quarter the Bisons were able to score a TD by Justin Riley with a successful Tucker Almert convert kick to tie the score at 7.
In the second quarter the Wolverines scored a single point off a punt by Matt Emrich and a TD by Mack McFarlane with the good convert kick by Spencer Vesnaver to take a 15-7 lead at the half. The Wolverines were able to take control in the third quarter with the strong rushing of Kyle Milburn and they were able to score on a single off the opening kickoff and continued with two TD’s one each by Blaine Stevenson and Mack McFarlane with successful convert kicks by Spencer Vesnaver to build a 28-8 lead into the fourth quarter.
In the final quarter the Wolverines increased their lead to 36-8 with a TD by Max Levasseur and a covert kick by Spencer Vesnaver. With a little over ten minutes left in the game, Brantford started a comeback to close the gap and provide for the exciting finish. They were able to score 20 points on YD’s by Connor Walsh with two and a single TD by Dylan Szczur. Tucker Almert was successful on two convert kicks to close the gap with the Wolverines final TD with 2:04 left by Blaine Stevenson to seal the Wolverines 43-25 victory and their first OFC Championship. It was truly a great game between two very good football teams. After the game both teams received their conference championship banners , their OFC gifts and the Wolverines the OFC Jr. Varsity Championship Trophy.
The MVP’s were from the Bisons Justin Riley and from the Wolverines Mack McFarlane.
OFC SR. VARSITY CHAMPIONSHIP | JR. ARGOS 42 WOLVERINES 22
The final game of Champ Day featured two good football teams with each having perfect 8-0 records. The Ramsay Conference Champions Peterborough Wolverines against the Dittmer Conference Champions the Toronto Jr. Argos. The game started with both teams displaying good defensive efforts with the only score in the first quarter was a TD by the Jr. Argos by Esson Hamilton and a successful convert kick by Blake Cory to take a 7-0 lead into the second quarter. In the second quarter the Wolverines were able to score on a spectacular pass interception return for a TD by Brian Petersen and a convert kick by Hayden Bruce to tie the score at 7-7. The Wolverines scored a single point off the kickoff kick into the enzone to take a 8-7 lead and later in the quarter they scored a TD by Dawson Puk and a successful convert kick by Hayden Bruce to give the Wolverines a 15-7 lead at the half.
The Wolverines received the second half kickoff and after a long drive were able to score a TD by Ryan Astrom and with a good convert kick by Hayden Bruce to increase their lead to 22-7. With over 5 minutes left in the quarter, the Jr. Argos started their impressive comeback scoring 15 points to tie the game at 22-22 going into the fourth quarter on TD’s by Khalil Wilson and Jaeden Washington with a successful 2 point convert by Khalil as well.
The fourth quarter was all Jr. Argos as they continued their scoring with TD’s by Mekhl Hyman with two and a single TD by Easson Hamilton as they completed their very impressive comeback . Blake Cory was successful on two convert kicks as the Jr. Argos were able to seal their 42-22 victory for their first OFC Sr. Varsity Championship. It was truly an exciting game and after the game both teams received their conference championship banners, their OFC gifts and the Jr. Argos, the OFC Sr. Varsity Championship Trophy. The MVP’s were Ryan Astrom of the Wolverines and Jaeden Washington for the Jr. Argos.
It was truly a great OFC Champ Day and the OFC Executive certainly want to congratulate all the participants, players and coaches for an outstanding season and a great Champ Day of Football. The OFC Executive want to thank the Peterborough Wolverines Organization and the City of Peterborough for hosting the 2017 OFC Champ Day Championships. It was truly a great day!
2017 Champ Day Photo Gallery
Photos Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
2017 OFC Champ Day
Welcome to the 2017 Ontario Football Conference Championship Day in Peterborough
The Peterborough Wolverines Football Club would like to welcome all teams, coaches, fans and officials to Thomas A Stewart SS field. Our goal is to have a family friendly environment to enjoy watching some of the best amateur football in Ontario.
The Match Ups
2017 OFC Bantamn Championship Game
2017 OFC Junior Varsity Championship Game
2017 OFC Varsity Championship Game
- Kickoff: 6:00 PM
- Match Up: TBA vs. Peterborough Wolverines
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2017 OFC Championship Day Game will be held at Thomas A Stewart SS (1009 Armour Road, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 7H2).
The admission fee for Champ Day is $5. Please note: Wolverines Parent player tags will not be in effect for Champs Day.
What to Do/Where to Stay
Discover the beauty of the Kawarthas and visit http://thekawarthas.ca for more information on what to see and do, eat and drink, or stay. The Visitor Centre is located in the City of Peterborough, Ontario, Canada at 1400 Crawford Drive. Open year-round, this state-of-the-art facility was designed to represent the rich cottaging history of the region and provides a wide selection of free information including travel guides, brochures, road maps and trail guides. Trained travel counselors are available to assist in making your visit to Peterborough & the Kawarthas an exceptional experience. The site is fully accessible providing a public telephone, computer services with internet access, and washrooms with change stations.
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Drop by or contact toll free: 1-800-461-6424 today to start planning your visit to Peterborough & The Kawarthas
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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!