Wolverines End Regular Season

Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
The Peterborough Wolverines ended their OFC regular season with a trip to Toronto and York University on Sunday July 9th  to battle the Vaughan Rebels.      Both the Jr. Varsity and Sr. Varsity teams won their games and ended  with 6-0 records and retained the top seed in their divisions as they prepare for the playoffs.    The Jr. Varsity won 37-0 and the Sr. Varsity followed with a 47-7 victory.   The Bantams faced the top team in their division and were defeated 48-28 and ended with a 3-3 record and the number 3 seed in their division.

 

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!

Photo Courtesy Teresa Coppens
Photo Courtesy Teresa Coppens
The Wolverines had another great weekend at their TASS home field as they continue to work towards gaining the top seed position in their respective division for the playoffs. The Bantams defeated the Forest City Thunderbirds from London 41-20 and improved their record to 3-2. The Jr. Varsity team defeated the Sudbury Gladiators 51-8 in a rematch from two weeks ago and still remain undefeated at 5-0. In the night cap the Sr. Varsity Wolverines handled the Thunderbirds in a 46-7 win to also remain undefeated and the front runner in the tough Sr. Varsity division with their 5-0 record.

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

Photo Courtesy Of Teresa Coppens
Photo Courtesy Of Teresa Coppens
The Peterborough Wolverines had a great day on Saturday when they hosted the Huronia Stallions at the TAS Field. All three teams were victorious and continue to work towards being the top seed in their respective division as they go into the play offs. They were also able to retain the “Cottage Cup” , the annual trophy that is contested between the Wolverines and Stallions. This is the second accomplishment for the Wolverines in the two years the of the challenge.

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

Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
The Wolverines football teams were on the road again this past Saturday with the Bantams going to North Halton and the Jr. and Sr. Varsity squads traveling to Sudbury. All three of these contests were basically for first place in their respective divisions. Both the Jr. And Sr. Varsity clubs finished their last long trip of the season with convincing wins against the Sudbury Gladiators with the Jr. Varsity winning 36-20 and the Sr. Squad prevailing 32-14. The Bantams lost to North Halton 30-42 in their game in Georgetown.

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Wolverines Enjoy Home Openers

Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
Photo Courtesy Of Brad Claypole
The Peterborough Wolverines football teams enjoyed a great day on Saturday in the opening of their home OFC schedules. In the triple header at TASS Field, the Wolverines Bantams defeated the Toronto Jr. Argos 49-30 bringing their record to 1-1. In the second game the Wolverines Jr. Varsity squad easily handled the Jr. Argos 51-7 to record their second straight victory and in the night cap the Wolverines Sr. Varsity club improved to 2-0 with a convincing 60-6 win over the Nipissing Wild from North Bay.

In the Bantam game the Wolverines started strong and lead 35-8 at the half and the Jr. Argos played better in the second half closing the gap to the final 49-30 victory for the Wolverines. Scoring for the Wolverines were Carson Harvey with 5 touchdowns, Jamie Hubble with 2 touchdowns and Hayden Mcllmoyle converted on 4 convert kicks and added a single.

In the Jr. Varsity game the Wolverines started strong as well and were able to build a convincing 48-0 lead at the half. The Toronto Jr. Argos made a game of it in the second half out scoring the Wolverines 7-3, however, the Wolverines were able to hold onto the 51-7 victory. Scoring for the Wolverines were Mack McFarlane with 3 touchdowns, Kyle Milburn with 2 touchdowns and single touchdowns by Max Levasseur and John green. Spencer Vesnaver was successful on 6 convert kicks and added a 20 yard field goal.

In the nightcap, the Wolverines Sr. Varsity squad recorded their second straight victory with a convincing 60-6 win over the Nipissing Wild. The Wolverines were impressive displaying their outstanding passing attack lead by quarterback Ryan Astrom who was successful in completing 5 touchdown passes. They also were able to add a balanced running game as they recorded their 60-6 win. Scoring for the Wolverines were Nick Clarkin with 4 touchdowns, Keegan Crough with 2 and single touchdowns by Matthew Funk and Blake Dalgarno . Tyson Jeffery was successful on 7 convert kicks and added a 37 yard field goal and a single point off a missed field goal attempt. Hayden Bruce recorded a single point on a kick into the enzone.

All three Wolverines teams will be on the road this Saturday and they will be facing very strong opponents. The Bantams travel to Georgetown to face the North Halton Crimson Tide in a 3 pm contest. Both the Jr. Varsity and Sr. Varsity teams will be in Sudbury to battle the Gladiators with the Jr. Varsity game at 1 pm followed by the Sr. Varsity contest at 4 pm. This will certainly be a challenging test for all three teams as they continue to work hard towards capturing their respective division championships.
 

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!

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