THE VANIER TOWHEES pose with the Petroc Bowl.

Towhees top Ice to win Petroc Bowl

Vanier earns local senior varsity high school football bragging rights

 

 

 

The Vanier Towhees defeated the Isfeld Ice 49-8 this past Friday to win the 2012 Petroc Bowl.

The trophy, emblematic of Comox Valley high school senior varsity football supremacy, was contested under the lights at Bill Moore Memorial Park.

Highlights for the Vanier squad included Cody Fletcher running the ball 12 times for 158 rushing yards and three touchdowns. He also hauled in two passes for 30 yards receiving.

Jimmy Brazier also lit up the field with four carries for 61 yards and two TDs, Mike Roller racked up eight carries for 68 yards and twoTDs. QB Liam Pidsosny took to the air 11 times with six completions for 67 yards.

The Vanier defence held the Ice to a single TD via one sack by David Blackburn and the tackling strength of Clayton Guille and Cody Cyr, each with five tackles.

The Ice came back after the half and tallied their major when veteran QB Cody Ullock hit his mark using Chase Hutchings on the drive down the field. That set up another Ullock pass to Brook Henry for the TD. Dustin Shilton remained Ullock’s favourite rushing weapon led by the blocking of fullback Josh Griffith.

GP Vanier is back on the gridiron this afternoon (Oct. 5) at Bill Moore park at 3 p.m. as they host Earl Marriot. “Check out the exciting action,” a Towhees’ spokesperson said.

– G.P. Vanier Towhees Football

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Stolen Victoria vehicle crashes in Black Creek

On Sept. 15, 2018 at approximately 10:45 p.m., the Comox Valley RCMP… Continue reading

Valley Father-daughter duo share a special bond over a kidney

Annual kidney walk is set for Sept. 23 at Simms Park

Courtenay getting a tool library

New facility allows do-it-yourselfers to borrow tools

Pacific white-sided dolphins spotted near Little River Ferry Terminal

A pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins spent the evening of Sept. 13… Continue reading

Comox Valley Men’s Group meets Mondays

Where can men go when they are seeking a non-judgmental forum to… Continue reading

U.S. congressman issues dire warning to Canada’s NAFTA team: time is running out

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to resume talks with the U.S.

B.C. RCMP turn to Const. Scarecrow to shock speeders into slowing down

New addition will watch over drivers from a Coquitlam median for first-of-its-kind pilot in Canada

Cyclists finish North America trip to highlight Ukraine struggle

The 10,000 bike ride raised over $10,000 for victims of the war in Ukraine.

Trash pandas subject of noise complaint in Cumberland: RCMP report

Noise Complaint At 2:07 a.m. on Sept. 11, the Comox Valley RCMP… Continue reading

21 new paramedics promised for B.C. Interior

A total of 18 new full-time paramedics will be hired for Kamloops and three are being hired for Chase.

Federal stats show slight increase in irregular migrant claims in August

113 extra people tried to cross the Canadian border last month

Work begins to remove cargo from grounded Haida Gwaii barge and fishing lodge

Westcoast Resorts’ Hippa Lodge broke from its moorings and ran aground early this month

Most Read