Football players suit up for Team B.C.

Eight Abbotsford football players were selected for B.C. provincial teams which participated in the FBU National Championship.

Eight Abbotsford football players were selected for B.C. provincial teams which participated in the FBU National Championship, a series of prestigious youth football tournaments in the United States.

The event features 64-team tourney brackets in the Grade 6, 7 and 8 age groups, and B.C. entered a squad in each competition.

Local content included Terrel Jones on the Grade 6 team, Trey Jones, Zach Langfield and Luke Szmutko on the Grade 7 squad, and Ezra Garcia-Landa, Tyson Reid, Sahil Sahota and Samwel Uko on the Grade 8 team.

None of the three provincial teams survived the first weekend of play – the Grade 6 and 7 squads both fell in the second round, while the Grade 8 team lost in the first round.

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