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Windsor AKO Fratman 52
London Beefeaters 17
The Fratmen sweep the season series behind quarterback Brandon Reaume’s 303 yards through the air and five touchdown passes to five different receivers. Omar Hayes-Williams was the main focus with six receptions and 104 yards. He along with D’Angelo Knox, Devon Woods, Marcus Cooper-Williams and defensive lineman Adam Slikboer each hauled in touchdown passes. Reaume also ran in a touchdown from a yard out.
Defensively Ishmael Johnson picked up a fumble and sprinted 40 yards the other direction for a touchdown.
The Beefeaters suffer their third defeat and fall into third place. Quarterback Clarke McCallum accounted for both touchdowns. He ran one in from short yardage and found Hayden Amis with a 62 yard touchdown pass.
The Fratmen (7-1) finish the regular season with seven straight wins and will have homefield advantage throughout the CJFL playoffs. They will welcome the Ottawa Sooners (3-5) to town in a semi-final on Saturday October 21st. The Beefeaters (5-3) will be back on the road for the playoffs, visiting the Hamilton Hurricanes (5-3) also on October 21st.
Hamilton Hurricanes 63
Niagara Regional Raiders 0
The Canes clinched second place in the Ontario Conference and will host a playoff game in two weeks. Quarterback Jake Marquette was unstoppable completing 12 of 14 for 256 yards and threw seven touchdown passes, four of which to Trey Ivey. As a matter of fact Ivey’s 180 yards in receptions was more than the Raiders total offence.
On the ground Brandon Bettencourt had 12 carries for 100 yards and a major.
Defensively the Hurricanes pitched a shutout holding the Raiders to 125 yards of total offence and forced six turnovers.
The Hurricanes (5-3) will host the London Beefeaters (5-3) on Saturday October 21st in a semi-final, while the Raiders (0-8) season comes to a close.
Ottawa Sooners 42
GTA Grizzlies 23
The Sooners clinched the final playoff spot with their home victory over the Grizzlies. Quarterback Tyler Scott was 12 of 26 for 249 yards and threw two touchdown passes; one to Torai Hibbert and the other to Dylan Kazda.
Vincent MacDonald was outstanding on the ground with 11 carries for 101 yards and a pair of touchdowns.
The defence held the Grizzlies to 132 yards of total offence. Joemy Maisonneuve intercepted a pass and returned it 32 yards for a touchdown.
The Grizzlies defence did the bulk of the scoring for the visitors. Dorian Miller returned an interception 80 yards for a major and Bryan Deans and a pick six of 15 yards.
Offensively back-up quarterback Parsa Afshar threw a touchdown pass to Miller of 46 yards.
The Sooners (3-5) will now prepare for a tough road semi-final when they travel to Windsor to face the AKO Fratmen (7-1) on October 21st and the Grizzlies (2-6) season comes to a close.
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