Sidhu leads Reimer Ravens over Pitt

The Eugene Reimer Ravens defeated Pitt Meadows 40-12 in Grade 8 football action on Monday.

The Eugene Reimer Ravens defeated Pitt Meadows 40-12 in Grade 8 football action on Monday.

Pratap Sidhu led the way with three touchdowns, while Dylan Manocha and Amrit Sahota found the end zone once apiece. Joven Gill earned defensive player of the game honours.

 

– The Fraser Valley Bruins dropped a pair of games to the Vancouver North West Giants in major midget hockey action last weekend.

The Giants won Saturday’s opener 6-2 at MSA Arena, then followed up with a 3-2 victory on Sunday at Burnaby Winter Club. Jake Virtanen led the Bruins with a goal and an assist on Sunday, and is tied for third in league scoring with 14 points in 10 games. The Bruins sit eighth out of 11 teams in the B.C. Major Midget League at 3-6-1.

 

– Five Abbotsford field lacrosse players have been named to Burnaby Mountain Selects elite touring teams.

Rhys Burnell (senior), Jesse Worley (junior), Connor Janzen (freshman), Thomas Rennie (U13) and Coleton Lundy (U12) made the cut for their respective BMS age-class squads.

 

– The Abbotsford Heat’s Nov. 25 home game against the San Antonio Rampage is doubling as a fundraiser for the MSA Museum Society/Trethewey House.

Tickets are available at the society’s office (2313 Ware St., second floor) and at Tourism Abbotsford (34561 DeLair Rd.). A portion of tickets sales and the 50/50 draw from that game will be donated to the society.

 

– The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame is soliciting nominations for its class of 2012.

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 15. Nomination forms are available at www.abbysportshalloffame.ca, or by contacting the Sports Hall of Fame Society at Box 10, Abbotsford B.C., V2T 6Z4. In addition, nomination forms for the Wall of Fame (a one-year recognition of an individual or team performance in 2011) are available on the website.

The Abbotsford Sports Hall of Fame, located on the main floor of the Legacy Sport Centre at Exhibition Park, contains memorabilia displays honouring 35 athletes, teams and builders who have been inducted since 2003.

– Led by Ben Cummings and his three-touchdown performance, the Robert Bateman Timberwolves junior varsity football squad shut out Pitt Meadows 27-0 on Wednesday, and improved their record to 5-1 in league play.

The Timberwolves opened the scoring on a 12-yard scamper Cummings.

Then, QB Tanner Friesen hooked up with receiver Taeler Lochbaum for a 28-yard major.

In the second quarter, Cummings broke loose for a 53-yard run for his second major of the game, and then ran the ball in for a two-point convert. In the third quarter, Cummings returned a punt for 70 yards for his third major of the day.

Friesen passed for 74 yards and backup QB, Daniel Mills, passed for 51

The defensive line was strong against the run and shut down the Pitt offense.  Kole Lochbaum lead the Wolves with nine tackles.

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