city championship game with lopsided win over St. Mark
St. Peter Knights slotback Jaylaen King tries
to hold onto the ball during the Knights'
35-0 win over the St. Mark Lions on Tuesday.
St. Peter Knights are heading back to the Tier 1 senior
boys football championship for the sixth straight year
after taking care of the St. Mark Lions in business-like
fashion on Tuesday.
Knight scored five touchdowns, three on offence and two
by the defence. to down the Lions 35-0 and set up a highly-
anticipated rematch against the St. Francis Xavier in
Saturday's city championship.The Coyotes steamrolled past
the St. Matthew Tigers 55-0 in Tuesday's other semi-final.
Peter wasted little time getting down to business against
the Lions, scoring on a 50-yard pass from Jacob Molinski
to Tyrone Pierre on their second possession of the game.
Knights threatened to score again early in the second
quarter, but they fumbled the ball away on third and one
at the Lions' 15-yard line. As it turned out, the turnover
merely delayed the inevitable as the Lions failed to pick
up a first down and had to punt the ball away which set
up a 60-yard touchdown toss from Molinski to Pierre.
Knights would add to their lead on the Lions' next possession
on a fumble recovery and touchdown run by Matt Normand
and just like that the Knights had a 21-0 lead heading
into the halftime break.
would cause the Lions fits again when he dispossed the
Lions of the ball on the opening series of the second
half and ran 30 yards for his second touchdown of the
picking up one first down on their opening series of the
game, the Lions didn't pick up another first down until
their second series in the second half. Even then they
failed to get past midfield.
Knights fifth touchdown came on another long pass from
Molinski to Pierre, this time for 55 yards early in the
neither the Knights nor the Coyotes were tested in their
respective semi-final games, the two teams will have to
turn things up a notch if they want to win the city championship.
Fancis is the early favourites heading into the game based
on their 34-22 win over the Knights on Oct. 11. The Knights,
however, are the four-time defending champions with a
history of rising to the occasion in the big game.
9 a.m., Nov. 6)
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