Wolverines Open The 2017 Season

Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
The Peterborough Wolverines Rep Football teams opened the 2017 Ontario Football Conference (OFC) on the road with their longest trips of the season.     On Saturday both the Jr. Varsity and Sr. Varsity squads were in Sault Ste. Marie to face the newest entry in the OFC, the Sault Sabercats.      The Jr. Varsity started  the season with a convincing 57-21 win over the Sabercats and the Sr. Varsity followed with  35-13 win in the nightcap.   What a great way to cap a long trip!

On Sunday, the Wolverines Bantams travelled to Sarnia to battle the Sturgeons and lost 39-20 in a hard fought contest.   The Wolverines started strong and lead 13 – 6 after the first quarter, however, the Sturgeons scored 21 points in the second quarter to take a 27-13 lead at the half.    They scored late in the game to preserve their 39-20 victory.

Scoring for the Wolverines Jr. Varsity in their 57-21 win over the Sabercats were Kyle Milburn with 3  TD’s , Mack McFarlane with 2 TD’s and single TD’s by Blaine Stevenson, Matt Emrich and Max Levasseur.   Spencer Vesnaver converted on 8 convert kicks.     The Wolverines will now prepare for their home opener this Saturday, June 3rd when they host the Toronto Jr. Argos in a 2 pm contest at the TASS Field.

Scoring for the Wolverines Sr. Varsity in their 35-13 win over the Sabercats were Nick Clarkin with 3 TD’s and single TD’s by Matthew Funk and Keegan Crough.   Tyson Jeffery converted on 3 convert kicks and added a 24 yard Field Goal.   The Wolverines defense recorded a team safety.    The Sr. Varsity squad will open their home schedule when they host the Nipissing Wild from North Bay in a 5 pm game this Saturday at TASS.

In the Bantam game against the Sarnia Sturgeons the Wolverines scoring was by Jamie Hubble with 2 TD’s and Carson Harvey with a single TD.   Hayden McLlmoyle converted on 2 convert kicks.    The Bantams will also open at home this Saturday when they host the Toronto Jr. Argos in the 11 am game of the Wolverines triple header at TASS.

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