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Ontario Conference Defensive All-Stars

10/19/2017, 9:15am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The best defensive players in the Ontario Conference are...

Photo courtesy of Joanna Kurowski Photography

The Canadian Junior Football League in conjunction with the Ontario Conference is proud to announce the 2017 Conference Defensive All-Stars as voted on by the coaches.

There are four positional categories and the fourth place Ottawa Sooners led the Conference with five All-Stars followed by three players from the Windsor AKO Fratmen and GTA Grizzlies.

The 2017 Ontario Conference Defensive All-Stars are:

Defensive Line:

Adam Slikboer – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 13 tackles, 3 assisted tackles and 4 sacks

Jacob Benson – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 6 tackles, 3 assisted tackles and 4 sacks

Mitch Thompson – Ottawa Sooners – 6 tackles and 5 assisted tackles

Anthony Federico – Hamilton Hurricanes –9 tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 6 sacks, 1 knockdown and 1 forced fumble

Linebackers:

Oscar Reddecop – London Beefeaters – 27 tackles, 3 assisted tackles and 6 sacks

Tyler Dekkers – GTA Grizzlies – 34 tackles*, 13 assisted tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 knockdown, 2 fumble recoveries and 1 interception

Nicholas George –Ottawa Sooners – 21 tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 0.5 sacks, 1 blocked kick, 1 knockdown and 1 interception return for a 55 yard touchdown

Defensive Backs:

Marcus Severe – Ottawa Sooners – 14 tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 3 knockdowns, 1 fumble recovery and 3 interceptions

Jordon Gorgichuk – Ottawa Sooners – 14 tackles, 6 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown and 1 fumble recovery

Isaiah Bonenfant – GTA Grizzlies – 28 tackles, 4 assisted tackles and 1 forced fumble

Terrell Swaby – GTA Grizzlies – 30 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 1 blocked kick, 1 knockdown, 1 forced fumble, 3 interceptions and 1 for a touchdown

Elijah Blythe – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 10 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 4 interceptions

Punter
Cole Crossett - Ottawa Sooners – 30 punts with a net average of 30 yards a kick*.  His longest kick was 55 yards and he did record one rouge.

*Led Conference

The Ontario Conference is preparing for the 2017 CJFL Canadian Bowl Championship Series.   First up on Saturday will be the #2 seeded Hamilton Hurricanes hosting the #3 seeded London Beefeaters at 4:00pm at Tim Hortons Field.  Then the night cap the top seeded Windsor AKO Fratmen will welcome #4 ranked Ottawa Sooners at 7:30pm on the campus of the University of Windsor.  The winners will meet for the Conference title game next week.