Peewee Bengals improve record to 4-1 with lopsided win
Jeremy Desjardins returns a third quarter
interception for a touchdown in the Orleans
Bengals 62-10 win over the Gatineau Vikings
on Sunday. Fred Sheriwn/Photo
Orleans Bengals peewee squad improved their record to
4-1 on Sunday with a 62-10 win over the Gatineau Vikings,
and in doing so clinched a berth in the A-Cup playoffs.
Bengals scored on each of their first three possessions,
while the Vikings were held to less than 10 yards on offence
in the first half. Gatineau's only touchdown of the game
came on a 100-yard interception return in the second quarter.
Bengals battered the Vikings with the 1-2 punch of running
backs Katley Joseph and Kian Williams who scored sevem
touchdowns between them.
ran for two touchdowns in the first quarter and one in
the second, while Williams scored a touchdown in each
of the first two quarters and added two more in the third.
Bengals other touchdowns were scored by Jeremy Desjardins
on an interception return in the third quarter and Kobe
Armstrong on a 12-yard run in the fourth stanza. Armstrong
also went seven for eight in the convert department giving
him 13 points on the day.
Desjardin's interception return for a touchdown, Alex
Saikali and David Patry also had a pair of pick-offs.
the game, Bengals head coach Dennis Prouse praised his
defensive line for shutting down the Vikings' runming
and pressuring their quarterback into throwing three interceptions.
D-line was tremendous today," said Prouse, "and
our running backs are the best 1-2 tandem I've had since
I've been coaching."
Bengals should have little trouble winning their next
two games against the Brockville Braves and the South
Ottawa Mustangs before wrapping up their regular season
schedule against the Gloucester South Raiders in a contest
that should decide which of the teams finish in second
place in the East Division and get homefield advantage
in the first round of the playoffs.
other action on the weekend, the Bengals' tyke team kept
their unbeaten record intact with a 19-12 win over the
Vikings, while the mosquito squad came out on the short-end
of the highest scoring game ever played in the Nataional
Capital Amateur Football Association, losing 76-70 to
their Gatineau counterparts.
10 p.m., Sept.22)
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