With almost all of North Langley Football's teams having the week off, the spotlight shone solely on the midget Bears.
And the senior Bears didn't disappoint.
The Bears cranked out a 13-8 road win over the Richmond Raiders at Minoru Park Sunday, Sept. 23.
Mook Kim covered a lot of the ground to lead the Bears to their first touchdown. Kim fielded the kick return, and had runs and pass receptions, before taking the ball in for the major.
Chris Baerg kicked the extra point to make it 7-0 for North Langley.
On their next drive, the Bears drove the ball down to the Raiders' one-yard line but were stopped short of the end zone.
The Raiders answered with a long drive of their own, getting to the Bears' 29-yard line, but North Langley's secondary stepped up the pass coverage. Then, Baerg made a crucial sack of the Raiders quarterback way back in midfield, ending the Raiders' chance to score.
In the second quarter the Raiders scored and took an 8-7 lead courtesy of a two-point conversion.
After a scoreless third quarter, North Langley's David Fredo dashed into the end zone to put his team ahead 13-8.
Barry Dugama chased Richmond's quarterback often, making one quarterback sack and forcing an intentional grounding.
Bears' quarterback Adrian Clements completed all five of his pass attempts.
North Langley's defence had to counter the Raiders' quarterback, who was also very accurate and threw some long passes.
Fredo tore up more than 100 yards of turf in receiving and running yards., while Kim, Sebastian Joseph, and Clements also contributed yardage.
James Aalhus and Samuel Cleary recorded interceptions; the ball popped loose after the Cleary interception but Harsahib Sandhu recovered it for the Bears. Damon Vassos knocked down a pass.
On the line, Marcel Mirek had a huge game on both offence and defence.
Fredo made six tackles while Cleary, Alain Velo, Mirek, Sandhu, Aalhus, Eric Boomars, Devon Frank, Joseph and Steven Balazs also made tackles.
Fredley Garrett, Nathan Hutton, Dugama and Baerg had quarterback sacks.
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