Kieran Charlebois (27) of the NCAFA Wildcats bulldozes over a visiting player in minor football league action.
CORNWALL, Ontario - The trouble continues for the NCAFA Wildcats as only the bantam’s managed to pull out a win while visiting the Orleans Bengals this past Sunday.
The Commercial Truck Centre Tyke Cats lost a doozy, 79-36. Cats RB Cam Geary scored all six touchdowns for his team but it would be far from enough. Cats head coach Dave Gould said afterwards that they’ll be working double-time throughout the week to restructure the team, making sure all the kids are in a position that plays to their strengths.
Bengals RB Jonathan Agete would score four TD’s in his team’s 58-19 thrashing of the Health Within Mosquito Cats. Things began going downhill when Cats starting QB Alexxi Paquette was knocked out of the game in the second quarter with an injured shoulder. His backup, Brodie Fairbairn, would follow him on the sidelines shortly with an injured back. Out of options, head coach Todd Sabourin had to bring LB Maximus Sabourin over from the defense to take over QB duties.
Cats LB Jah Robertson had two TD’s playing both ways; one an interception return and the other a screen pass from Sabourin which he took 40 yards for the major. WR Eric Cumberbatch would provide the only other Cats TD. Charles-Olivier Bedard, Geri Theodore and Raphael Malouin added TD’s for the Bengals.
The Longevity Acrylics Peewee Cats fared no better as the defense was picked apart by Bengals RB Kian Williams and QB Kerwin Guiste. Williams would run for three TD’s and Guiste would throw for two in the Bengals 56-12 victory.
Like the mosquitos, the peewee Cats lost starting QB Tyler Nasr to a shoulder injury midway through the second quarter and he would not return.
Kaitley Joseph would also score once for the Bengals while Adam Bramucci and Kobe Armstrong were on the receiving end of the Guiste majors.
Hayden Sylvester and John Davis would provide the Cats’ only TD’s.
The bantams would play a much tighter game than the other age groups as the 5th Wheel Truck Stop Cats managed to squeak out a 10-6 victory.
QB Alex Douglas would have a strong performance which included finding WR Ryan Saucier 30 yards from mid-field during the first quarter for the Cats only major. Beset by injuries from the previous week the Cats had to convert SB Wyatt Pilon to RB and he performed admirably helping his team consistently move the chains.
Cats FS Reeve Nicholson put in a dominant performance on defense recording two interceptions and a forced fumble. Nicholson also handled the kicking duties, scoring a rouge and a field goal which ultimately gave the Cats the edge. The Cats D would get outstanding pressure all game from DL’s Brad Mooney and Dylan McNicol.
Bengals QB Andre Isabelle would connect with Shayan Mozarfai for Orleans’ only TD.
The Wildcats stay on the road next week, travelling to South Ottawa to take on the Mustangs this Sunday Sept. 8th.