The Langley Broncos' impressive season continues.
Langley Minor Football's atom squad downed the White Rock Titans 30-18 Sunday morning at McLeod Stadium, to improve its record to 5-0.
The Broncos opened the scoring on their first drive of the game, when Caydon Beck-Boreson ran the ball in for a touchdown from the five yard line
In the second quarter the teams traded touchdowns to keep the fans into an exciting game.
In the third quarter, Broncos' quarterback Jack Wilson scored on a 30yard run with the help of some great blocking from centre Brandon Folkerts, to give the Broncos a 12point lead that they would not relinquish.
The Broncos' defence came up big when it needed to, with Gage Moller and Corbin Reimer making timely tackles on Titan third downs to give Langley's offence the ball back.
With Langley's defence shutting down the White Rock offense, the Broncos' running game was able to keep the ball, chewing up yards and time on the game clock during the final quarter to help seal the victory.
The Broncos are tied for top spot in the Vancouver Mainland Football League's Atom Division, along with fellow 5-0 squads, the Coquitlam Lions and Richmond Raiders.
Several other LMF teams were in action last weekend.
Peewee Cowboys The Cowboys started off on the right foot against the Richmond Raiders Sunday at McLeod Stadium, before falling by a 12-6 score.
The 'Boys first drive started at their own 45yard line.
Runs by Jack Laurin advanced Langley to the Richmond 10 before the ball was turned over on downs.
The Raiders' offence was subsequently clobbered by three big tackles from Stryker Roloff, forcing Richmond to punt. Trevan Thavonesouk disrupted the punt and the punter was then tackled by Roloff in the backfield.
It was now Langley's ball at the Raiders' 20.
Powered by a great block by Quinten Van Muyen on the corner, Laurin ran the ball to Richmond's five yard line.
The next play saw Laurin run the ball in for a touchdown.
For the convert, Devon Armstrong was forced to throw the ball for the single point but the Cowboys were unable to cross the goal line.
The second quarter started with an onside kick attempt by Roloff that was recovered by Shea Wutke.
Richmond's defence responded by pushing the Cowboys back to their own 50 yard line, and the ball was turned over.
Tackles by Roloff, Liam Jeffrey, Liam Roberts, and Thavonesouk stopped the Raiders at their 20.
Before the end of the first half the Raiders ran in for a touchdown.
The Cowboys' defence denied the Raiders' running attempt for the extra point when Tysen Bright, Jeffrey, and Roloff stuffed the ball carrier at the line of scrimmage as the teams entered halftime tied 6-6.
Langley started the third quarter with an onside kick attempt that was recovered by Richmond on their 50.
Langley's defence held the visitors to a three-and-out with tackles from Kai Thomas, Mateo Ciampelletti, Jeffrey, Bright, and Roloff.
Later, with Langley in a punting situation, the Richmond rush forced Roloff to tuck the ball in and run. Richmond got the ball at Langley's 25 and was able to run it in for its second major score of the day.
Once again, the Raiders' running attempt for the extra point was stopped by Jeffrey, Bright, and Roloff.
The third quarter ended with Jeffrey running the kickoff back 15 yards, aided by a block from Thavonesouk.
The fourth quarter started with an exciting 60-yard run by Laurin, followed by a 25-yard run.
The next play, Richmond intercepted the ball at their 10.
Langley responded with key tackles from Tysen Tombe, Jeffrey, and Roloff, resulting in a fumble that Jeffrey recovered at the Richmond 40.
Langley was forced to punt the ball away, but a roughing the kicker call on Richmond gave the ball back to Langley, which chose to gamble on third down instead of re-punting.
The gamble didn't pay off and Langley could not convert the third down.
Richmond took the ball over at Langley's 50-yard line, but with Roberts, Jeffrey, and Roloff leading the charge, a Raiders' failed pass attempt on third down gave the Cowboys got the ball back at their own 40.
With time running out on the last drive of the game, runs by Laurin and Nico Gerussi and an incomplete pass on third down saw the Cowboys' drive stall on the Richmond 35 with time expiring.
The Bandits beat Coquitlam 14-3, with key contributions from all their players.
Langley's offensive line of Kirkland Rolof, Jake Kirby, Rylan Trafford, Cody Oliver, Kyle Rowe, and Tristan Wruck held strong the entire game, giving Quintin Steinmann ample time to get the offense going.
Touchdowns were scored by Jordan Tomica and Vaughn Pinchin.
The Coquitlam offence had trouble getting started due to big defensive efforts from Victoria Sull, Matthew Crotenko, and Kyle Rowe.
Junior Bantam Outlaws
In a high-scoring affair, the Outlaws couldn't keep pace with the North Surrey Eagles, who won by a 52-38 score Sunday at McLeod Stadium.