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CJFL Football Canada Players of the Week

10/16/2018, 10:30am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The best of the best from the regular season finale

The CJFL is proud to announce the Football Canada Players of the Week following Week 11 of the regular season.

Now FANS you can VOTE for your favourite to be named the CJFL.  Polls close at 4:00pm PST/7:00pm EST on Wednesday.  VOTE HERE

Offensive Players of the Week

Ontario Conference
RB Minkah Abdullah – GTA Grizzlies

With a possible playoff berth on the line Minkah Abdullah had the performance of the CJFL season.  In leading the Grizzlies to a playoff clinching victory he carried the ball 36 times for an incredible 362 yards and two touchdowns.  His yardage set a new Ontario Conference record for a single game total.

BC Conference
RB Rhett Williams – VI Raiders

The Raiders ran the ball to near perfection last weekend in their victory over the Valley Huskers.  The ground assault was led by Rhett Williams who carried the rock 27 times for 247 yards and had a touchdown.  With the win the Raiders clinched third place in the Conference.

Prairie Conference
RB Josh Ewanchyna – Saskatoon Hilltops

For the fourth straight week Ewanchyna has turned in an individual performance worthy enough to win this award.  On Sunday he was a force collecting 177 of the Hilltops 206 yards on the ground on 27 carries.  He also rushed for an incredible four touchdowns.

Defensive Players of the Week

Ontario Conference
DB Jacob Mandel – GTA Grizzlies

Not to be outdone by the Grizzlies’ offence the GTA defence shut down the Ottawa Sooners on route to a playoff berth and their first ever win over the Sooners.  Seemingly all over the field Jacob Mandel was a key force in keeping the Sooners off the score board.  He collected 10 solo tackles, had a knockdown, forced a fumble, and recovered it plus had an interception for a total of 30 defensive points.

BC Conference
DB Gevhahn McNally-Hardisty – VI Raiders

What a game for the veteran defensive back as the Raiders locked down third place in the standings.  He was a ball hawk intercepting three passes, blocked a kick, forced a fumble, knocked down a pass, had three tackles and assisted on one.

Prairie Conference
LB Vince Schiffner – Edmonton Huskies

He was everywhere on Sunday in the Huskies lopsided victory.  Schiffner recorded a 104 yard pick-six, recovered a fumble and returned it 25 yards for a major, had seven solo tackles and had a sack.

Special Teams Players of the Week

Ontario Conference
K Gagon Bains – GTA Grizzlies

When the Grizzlies were unable to put the ball in the end zone against the Sooners, kicker Gagon Bains continually flipped the field punting the ball.  Averaging 34.7 yards on his six punts he was able to constantly pin the Sooners in their own end.  In addition to his effective punting Bains also kicked one field goal and converted on four of his five converts.

BC Conference
R Brandon Poulin – Valley Huskers

The BC Conference All-Star helped give his offence excellent field position returning 10 kicks 196 yards.  Specifically he returned six punts for 90 yards, three kick-offs for 73 yards and even returned a missed field goal 33 yards.

Prairie Conference
R Ethan Douglas – Regina Thunder

Douglas showed the rest of the Prairie Conference why teams should kick away from the speedster.   He returned a punt 107 yards for a touchdown on Sunday and averaged 64 yards a return.

Fans the polls are now open HERE.  Vote for your favourite to be named the CJFL Fans Choice Player of the Week.  Polls close at 4:00pm PST/7:00pm EST on Wednesday.

CJFL Top 10 Power Rankings

10/11/2018, 9:30am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

They are the 10 best teams in the CJFL

The CJFL is proud to release the Top 10 Power Rankings heading into the final weekend of the regular season.

Here are the Top 10 Power Rankings:

Ranking Teams Last Week
1 Saskatoon Hilltops (7-0) 1
2 Hamilton Hurricanes (8-0) 2
3 Edmonton Huskies (5-2) 4
4 Okanagan Sun (6-2-1) 3
5 Windsor AKO Fratmen (6-2) 5
6 Langley Rams (6-3) 6
7 Regina Thunder (4-3) 9
8 Valley Huskers (6-3) 10
9 VI Raiders (5-4) 8
10 London Beefeaters (5-3) 7


BC Conference Offensive All-Stars

10/10/2018, 1:00pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

13 players have been named BC Offensive All-Stars

Photo courtesy of Crazy Bees Photography

The Canadian Junior Football League in conjunction with the BC Conference are proud to announce the 2018 Conference Offensive All-Stars.

There are five positional categories and the Langley Rams led the Conference with four All-Stars followed by three players from the Valley Huskers and VI Raiders.

The 2018 BC Conference Offensive All-Stars are:

Offensive Line:
Traven Weasel Traveller – VI Raiders (second consecutive season)
Ross Baykay – Langley Rams
Niko Lazarakis – Langley Rams
Daniel Townsland – Okanagan Sun
Derek Walde – Kamloops Broncos

Running Backs:
Rhett Williams – VI Raiders
Maximilian Joseph – Langley Rams

Brandon Poulin – Valley Huskers
Anthony Dyck – Valley Huskers (pictured)
Jevon Cottoy – Langley Rams
Mike West – VI Raiders

Julian Wytinck – Valley Huskers

Place Kicker:
Isaac Wegner – Okanagan Sun

The BC Conference will conclude the 2018 regular season this coming weekend with all six teams in action.