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Prairie Conference Defensive All-Stars

10/22/2019, 12:30pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The top defensive players in the Prairie Conference

Photo courtesy of Gord Mellor

The Canadian Junior Football League in conjunction with the Prairie Conference is proud to announce the 2019 Conference Defensive All-Stars.

The 2019 Prairie Conference Defensive All-Stars are:

Defensive Line:

Jesse McNabb – Saskatoon Hilltops (second consecutive season) – 26 tackles, 3 sacks

Justin Kwiatkowski – Winnipeg Rifles (second consecutive season)

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

Ronny Bakehe – Edmonton Wildcats – 18 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 1.5 sacks

Linebackers:

Davin Williamson – Regina Thunder (second consecutive season) – 26 tackles, 8 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception

Brett Van der Korput – Edmonton Huskies* - 29 tackles, 3 assisted stops, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 interception

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

Chopper Hippe – Edmonton Wildcats – 46 tackles, 6 assisted tackles, 1 knockdown

Defensive Backs:

Justin Hodinsky – Edmonton Huskies* (second consecutive season) – 27 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 3 knockdowns, 3 interceptions

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

Brant Morrow – Saskatoon Hilltops – 15 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 2 knockdowns, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 3 interceptions, one for a touchdown

Brandyn Martin – Regina Thunder – 20 tackles, 2 assisted tackles, 3 knockdowns, 2 fumble recoveries, 6 interceptions

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

Punter:
Eric Maximuik  -Regina Thunder – 41 punts, 37.8 average, 1 single

Return Specialist:
Ben Wilton – Edmonton Huskies – 9 punt returns for a 12.9 average and 6 kick-off returns for a 34.2 yard average and 1 return for a touchdown of 112 yards

The Prairie Conference is preparing for their Conference title game on Sunday when the Saskatoon Hilltops host the Edmonton Huskies

*unanimous selection

Prairie Conference Offensive All-Stars

10/22/2019, 11:00am PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The best in Prairies on the offensive side

Photo courtesy of Wanda Harron Photography

The Canadian Junior Football League in conjunction with the Prairie Conference is proud to announce the 2019 Conference Offensive All-Stars.

The 2019 Prairie Conference Offensive All-Stars are:

Offensive Line:

Logan Ferland – Regina Thunder* (fourth consecutive season)
Mason Ochs – Saskatoon Hilltops* (third consecutive season)
Ryder Klisowsky – Saskatoon Hilltops
Joel Cardinal – Edmonton Huskies
Jaden Lakie – Winnipeg Rifles

Running Backs:

Brandt Burzuk – Edmonton Huskies* (second consecutive season) – 129 carries for 824 yards, 6 touchdowns

Ben Abrook – Saskatoon Hilltops – he won the Prairie Conference rushing title with 199 carries for 1215 yards and 8 touchdowns

Receivers:

Ethan Douglas – Regina Thunder – 34 receptions for 631 yards, 7 touchdowns

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

Connor Graham – Saskatoon Hilltops – 28 receptions for 599 yards, 6 touchdowns

Keegan Dicks – Saskatoon Hilltops – 31 receptions for 494 yards, 4 touchdowns

Quarterback:
Blake Scherle – Regina Thunder – 144 of 247 (58%), 2196 yards, 17 touchdowns, 93.8 passer efficiency rating

Place Kicker:
Rylan Kleiter – Saskatoon Hilltops – 18 of 22 (81.8%) field goals.  Scored exactly 100 points in 2019

The Prairie Conference is preparing for their Conference title game on Sunday when the Saskatoon Hilltops host the Edmonton Huskies.

*unanimous selection

 

 

Ontario Conference Major Award Winners

10/21/2019, 12:30pm PDT
By Ryan Watters (@ryan2tswatters)

The very best from the Ontario Conference this season

Photo courtesy of Boris Terzic

The Ontario Conference announced their Most Outstanding Players and Coach of the Year for the 2019 season as a build up to the Ontario championship game on Saturday when the #1 Windsor AKO Fratmen host the #3 London Beefeaters

Ontario Conference Outstanding Players:

Coach of the Year – Mike LaChance – Windsor AKO Fratmen (7-1).  He led the Fratmen to another first place finish and home field advantage throughout the Ontario playoffs.

Outstanding Offensive Lineman – Matt Bettencourt – London Beefeaters AND James Sides – Hamilton Hurricanes

Outstanding Defensive Lineman – Tom Zarafonaitis – Hamilton Hurricanes (second consecutive year) – 5.5 sacks, 13 solo tackles, 3 assisted tackles, 1 forced fumble and 2 fumble recoveries

Alex Stajic Memorial Special Teams – Dante Fornasiero – Windsor AKO Fratmen (second straight year)

Return Specialist – Harvey Mafuta – GTA Grizzlies – 14 kick-off returns averaging 28.1 yards and a 109 yard TD.  11 punt returns, 18.1 yard average and a 65 yard punt return for a touchdown

Offensive Rookie of the Year – Harvey Mafuta – GTA Grizzlies – 18 receptions for 352 yards, 2 touchdowns, 15 rushing yards, 1 touchdown

Defensive Rookie of the Year – Mark Straw – GTA Grizzlies – 30 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 3 sacks, 1 blocked kick, 1 knockdown, 1 interception

Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year – Linebacker Mark Straw – GTA Grizzlies – 30 tackles, 5 assisted tackles, 3 sacks, 1 blocked kick, 1 knockdown, 1 interception

Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year – Receiver Cody Holmes – Windsor AKO Fratmen – 45 receptions, 683 yards, 12 touchdowns

Saturday the Fratmen will host the Beefeaters in the Ontario Conference championship game with the winner hosting the Prairie Conference champion in the CJFL National Semi-Final game on November 2nd.