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CJFL Offensive All-Canadians

11/14/2019, 1:15pm PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The very best from the offensive side of the ball

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is proud to announce the Offensive All-Canadians for the 2019 season.

The Prairie Conference lead the way with six All-Canadians.  In all there are 13 Offensive All-Canadians.

Offensive Line
Logan Ferland – Regina Thunder (third season)
Mason Ochs – Saskatoon Hilltops (third consecutive season)
Nikos Lazarakis – Langley Rams
Matt Bettencourt – London Beefeaters
Daniel Townsend – Okanagan Sun

Receivers
North Rainey – VI Raiders
– 36 receptions for 729 yards and 5 touchdowns

Cody Holmes – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 45 receptions for 683 yards and 12 touchdowns

Isaac Foord – Regina Thunder – 31 receptions for 605 yards and 2 touchdowns

Jared Hayes-Williams – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 50 receptions for 781 yards and 9 touchdowns

Running Backs
Andrew Pocrnic – Langley Rams
– 163 carries for 1199 yards and 26 touchdowns

Brandt Burzuk – Edmonton Huskies – 129 carries for 824 yards and 6 touchdowns

Quarterback
Blake Scherle – Regina Thunder
– 144 completions, 58.3% completion percentage, 2196 yards, 17 touchdowns, 93.8% passer efficiency rating

Place Kicker
Rylan Kleiter – Saskatoon Hilltops
– 18 of 22 field goals, 81.8% his longest of 42 yards, plus 33 converts

The CJFL Major Award winners will be announced on Friday November 15, 2019 during the Canadian Bowl Banquet of Champions.

The 112th Canadian Bowl will kick-off Saturday November 16, 2019 at 1:00pm at McLeod Stadium in Langley

 

CJFL Defensive All-Canadians

11/13/2019, 11:45am PST
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The very best from the defensive side of the ball

The Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) is proud to announce the Defensive All-Canadians for the 2019 season.

In total there are 13 Defensive All-Canadians and one Return Specialist All-Canadian.

Defensive Line
Tom Zarafonitis – Hamilton Hurricanes
(second consecutive year) – 13 tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 5.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 2 fumble recoveries

Jesse McNabb – Saskatoon Hilltops (second consecutive year) – 26 tackles and 3 sacks

Carson Bell – Regina Thunder – 11 tackles, 13 assisted tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery

Cory McCoy – Okanagan Sun – 19 tackles, 4 sacks, 1 knockdown

Linebackers
Tyler Going – Okanagan Sun
– 32 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 2 sacks, 2 knockdowns, 1 forced fumble, 2 interceptions

Jadyn Pingue – Saskatoon Hilltops – 29 tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Mark Straw – GTA Grizzlies – 30 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 3 sacks, 1 blocked kick, 1 knockdown, 1 interception

Defensive Backs
Kyle Clarot – Langley Rams
(second consecutive season) – 21 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 5.5 sacks, 4 knockdowns, 1 fumble recovery, 2 interceptions including one for a touchdown

Colton Holmes – Saskatoon Hilltops (second season)– 12 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 2 knockdowns, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Maleek Womack – Westshore Rebels – 24 tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 1 sack, 5 knockdowns, 1 forced fumble, 8 interceptions including one for a touchdown

Cheyvez Campbell – Edmonton Huskies – 13 tackles, 4 assisted tackles, 3 knockdowns, 3 fumble recoveries, 6 interceptions

Tanner Gaskill-Cadwallader – London Beefeaters – 16 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 2 sacks, 2 knockdowns, 3 interceptions including one for a touchdown

Punter
Nik Hunchak – VI Raiders
– 72 punts for a 41.9 yard average, 5 singles

Return Specialist
Brandon Poulin – Valley Huskers (second consecutive season) – 45 punt returns, for 392 yards, an average of 8.7 yards.  Plus 29 kick-off returns for 601 yards, a 20.7 yard average

The CJFL All-Canadian Offensive players will be announced on Thursday November 14, 2019.

The CJFL Major Award winners will be announced on Friday November 15, 2019 during the Canadian Bowl Banquet of Champions.

The 112th Canadian Bowl will kick-off Saturday November 16th at 1:00pm at McLeod Stadium in Langley.

Prairie Conference Major Award Winners

10/25/2019, 4:30pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The best of the best in the Prairies

Photo courtesy of Wanda Harron Photography

The Prairie Conference announced their Most Outstanding Players and Coach of the Year for the 2019 season as a build up to the Prairie championship game on Sunday when the #1 Saskatoon Hilltops host the #3 Edmonton Huskies.

Prairie Conference Outstanding Players:

Coach of the Year – Tom Sargeant – Saskatoon Hilltops (8-0).  He led the Fratmen to another first place finish and home field advantage throughout the Prairie Conference playoffs.

Outstanding Offensive Lineman – Logan Ferland – Regina Thunder

Outstanding Running Back – Brandt Burzuk – Edmonton Huskies – 129 carries for 824 yards, 6 touchdowns

Outstanding Receiver – Isaac Food – Regina Thunder – 31 receptions for 605 yards, 2 touchdowns

Outstanding Quarterback – Blake Scherle – 144 completions, 58.3% completion percentage, 2196 yards, 17 touchdowns, 93.8% passer efficiency  rating

Outstanding Defensive Lineman – Carson Bell – Regina Thunder – 11 tackles, 13 assisted tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 fumble recovery

Outstanding Linebacker – Jadyn Pingue – Saskatoon Hilltops – 29 tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Outstanding Defensive Back – Colton Holmes – Saskatoon Hilltops – 12 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 2 knockdowns, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Outstanding Special Teams Player – Rylan Kleiter – Saskatoon Hilltops – 18/22 field goals, 46 kick-offs, 51.1 yard average

Rookie of the Year – Justin McKerracher – Regina Thunder

Most Valuable Player - Brandt Burzuk – Edmonton Huskies – 129 carries for 824 yards, 6 touchdowns

Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year – Jadyn Pingue – Linebacker – Saskatoon Hilltops – 29 tackles, 7 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year – Brandt Burzuk - Running Back – Edmonton Huskies – 129 carries for 824 yards, 6 touchdowns

Sunday the Hilltops will host the Huskies in the Prairie Conference championship game with the winner traveling to meet the Ontario Conference champion in the CJFL National Semi-Final game on November 2nd.