Matt's tramples Garneau in game called due to lightning
By Fred Sherwin
Matt's running back Kian Williams slashes
through the Garneau defence on his way to
the second of three touchdowns in their game
on Thursday. Fred Sherwin/Photo
St. Matthew Tigers were beating the Garneau Gaulois so
badly on Thursday that even God felt sorry for them.
a game that was mercifully cut short by lightning, the
Tigers scored literally at will, piling up a 50-0 lead
before the game was called less than a minute into the
Tigers high octane offence was firing on all cylinders
as the twin tandem of Kian Williams and Jonathan Mufuta
held their own personal track meet running up and down
the field during the first half.
scored three of the Tigers' seven touchdowns on runs of
one, 71 and 42 yards, while Mufuta scored on a 75 yard
if having the two best running backs in the city doesn't
give the Tigers enough of an advantage, first year quarterback
Josh McGrath is beginning to find his groove, connecting
on several key passes including a 25-yard touchdown toss
to Mohammed Souit in the second quarter.
returner Katley Joseph also managed to get on the scoresheet
with two highlight returns for majors. The first was a
105-yard punt return near the end of the first half and
the second was 90-yard return of the opening kickoff in
the second half just before the lightning struck.
Tigers defence did their job as well creating three turnovers
including an interception by Brayden Brunet on Garneau's
first play of the game and a pair of fumble recoveries
by Jehad Joseph and Aidan Ross.
win improved the Tigers' record to 4-0 with games remaining
against Mother Teresa and Philomen Wright which is also
undefeated after beating Sir Wilfrid Laurier 47-7 on Thursday.
10:30 a.m., Oct. 16)
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