Kamloops Broncos tackler Peytin Chang wraps up Rebels quarterback Hunter Lake during the Rebels' 22-20 win on Saturday at Westhills Stadium. Sept. 28

Pigskin and pucks: Rebels squeak close win over Broncos; Grizz, Royals and high school football

Westshore Rebels earn second win of season by surviving the Kamloops Broncos' final push

The Westshore Rebels survived a rainy one on Saturday, holding on to 22-20 win as the Kamloops Broncos failed to make a two-point conversion on a touchdown at the end of the game.

The Rebels (2-7) have one game remaining in the B.C. Junior Football conference schedule, in Nanaimo next Saturday (Oct. 5) against the V.I. Raiders (7-2).

Saturday’s touchdown scorers to come.

Rams puzzle Jugglers, Hyacks exact Island revenge

A day earlier Westhills was host to a 54-0 smashing by the Mount Dougals Rams over the visitors Notre Dame Jugglers in AAA B.C. High School Football play.

Detalis to come.

The Rams are now 2-0 and have a tough road game for Week 3 as the Rams visit the Vancouver College Fighting Irish, Saturday (Oct. 5).

The Belmont Bulldogs suffered a tough 35-13 loss to the New Westminster Hyacks in New West.

This Friday the Bulldogs are at home to the new Spectrum Thunder team at Gaudy Turf, an exhibition match.

Grizz take one of four points at home, Royals deke through Rockets

The Victoria Grizzlies made its long awaited 2013 B.C. Hockey League home debut with a 2-2 tie against the Alberni Bulldogs at Bear Mountain Arena on Friday and 4-2 loss to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks on Saturday.

Grizzlies Jay Mackie and Mitch Meek scored to erase a 2-0 deficit on Friday and Jacob Kearley and Gerry Fitzgerald scored in Saturday’s loss for the Grizzlies.

The Victoria Royals (2-3-0-0) drew themselves one game closer to .500 with a 4-3 shootout win over the Kelowna Rockets in Kelowna on Saturday.

It’s a three-point game in what looks to be a B.C. Division full of parity this year.

Newcomer Landon Welykholowa scored in the first period but the Royals were down 3-1 in the third until Trent Lofthouse and Brandon Fushimi evened the game at three with five minutes remaining.

Logan Nelson and brothers Jack and Ben Walker all scored in the shootout to edge the Rockets, which scored in the first two rounds with goals by Myles Bell and Damon Severson.


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