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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.

CJFL Players of the Week

10/24/2019, 11:15am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The best players from Week 12

The CJFL is proud to announce the Week 12 Players of the Week.

Offensive Players of the Week

Prairie Conference
RB Ben Abrook – Saskatoon Hilltops

The Hilltops used the ground game to bury the Edmonton Wildcats in their semi-final victory this past weekend.  They were led as usual by that great offensive line and running back Ben Abrook.  The Prairie Conference rushing champ carried 29 times for 153 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

BC Conference
RB Andrew Pocrnic – Langley Rams

He capped off his unbelievable season with a record breaking game.  Andrew Pocrnic carried the rock 19 times for 222 yards and had six touchdowns.   Those six majors helped him set a new CJFL record for touchdowns scored in a single season with 27.  His 26 rushing touchdowns also set a new CJFL record.  He also made three receptions for 34 yards.

Ontario Conference
QB Jake Pow – London Beefeaters

In a fierce defensive battle where points were at a premium quarterback Jake Pow provided all the points the London Beefeaters would need going on the road to defeat the defending OFC champs.  He completed eight of his 15 pass attempts for 128 yards and one touchdown and also scored on a 15 yard touchdown run.

Defensive Players of the Week

Prairie Conference
DB Justin Hodinsky – Edmonton Huskies

In a playoff road win Justin Hodinsky collected 18 defensive points with five tackles and a pair of key interceptions.

BC Conference
LB Tyler Going – Okanagan Sun

In a defensive battle in the rain on Sunday, Tyler Going was a major factor for the Sun.  He tallied five tackles, two interceptions and even assisted on a pair of stops.

Ontario Conference
DL Tom Zarafonitis - Hamilton Hurricanes

Despite the loss, the all-star defensive lineman proved to be a force in the trenches recording five tackles, two sacks and forced a fumble that was recovered by one of his defensive mates.

Special Teams Players of the Week

Prairie Conference
Rylan Kleiter – Saskatoon Hilltops

For the fourth time in the last five weeks Rylan Kleiter wins this award.  He collected eight punts for 299 yards, five kickoffs for 247 yards and was a perfect 4-4 on field goals.

BC Conference
K Isaac Wegner – Okanagan Sun

The Sun punter tallied 12 punts grossing 505 yards and even scored two points in a game where points were at a premium.   He added three kick offs for 130 yards and nailed his only convert attempt.

Ontario Conference
PR/K Harvey Mafuta - GTA Grizzlies

The all-star rookie continues to find new ways to contribute each week and this week Harvey Mafuta and his strong leg was put into service.  He averaged 33.8 yards a kick and his two kickoffs went for 94 yards.  On the other end of the kick, returned two and even contributed one tackle on special teams.   

The CJFL is proud to announce the Week 12 Players of the Week.