Whalers win

The die was cast right from the opening kickoff for local squad

Dallas Towle returned the opening kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown, and Ballenas Secondary School’s Varsity Whalers beat the Belmont Bulldogs 49-12 at Bear Mountain in AA BC High School Football action last Friday.

A non-conference clash and important tuneup for the pending playoffs, this one was all Whalers early as Ballenas pivot Liam O’Brien followed up with a 12 yard TD strike to Towle.

According to Whalers’ head coach Jeremy Conn, Belmont stormed back to score two TDs of in the second, but the Whalers finished the first half up 35-12 as Hunt had two more TD runs.

Towle opened scoring in the second with an interception and 94 yards for another Whaler major. He finished with five catches for 150 yards and two TDs. O’Brien was 8-for-12 in the air for 177 yards passing and two touchdown passes.

The Whalers are 3-0 in AA play this season, 2-0 in conference and 3-2 overall.

GAME ON: The Whalers travel to play Carson Graham Saturday 1 p.m. In Jr. varsity action, Ballenas wasn’t so fortunate against Belmont as they were blasted 38-0.

 

Just Posted

Dying motorcyclist from Coombs gets last-ride tribute

Friends grant Corinna Pitney’s wish ‘to hear bikes roar, to see leather and chrome’

Parksville author shares journey on famed 800 km trail

Books, movie inspire Roxey Edwards to walk Camino de Santiago, write book

Advance voting numbers in for Qualicum Beach, Parksville, RDN

More people vote ahead of time than in previous election

Man jailed after pilfering items from arena in Parksville

60-year-old caught after thefts from change rooms; victims used app to locate belongings

Secret supper clubs test appetite for cannabis-infused food ahead of legalization

Chefs are eagerly awaiting pot edibles to become legal in Canada

Enbridge to begin building road to access pipeline explosion site in B.C.

An explosion Tuesday knocked out a 91-centimetre line

Andrew Scheer on revamped NAFTA deal: ‘I would have signed a better one’

Conservative leader says he wouldn’t have signed USMCA

Matheson will have NHL hearing after Canucks rookie Pettersson hit

The 19-year-old Swedish centre appeared woozy after the hit

GUEST COLUMN: A better way to manage B.C.’s public construction

Claire Trevena responds to Andrew Wilkinson on NDP union policy

B.C. brewery creates bread beer from food waste

The brew aims to raise food waste awareness and provide funds for the food bank

Dad files Charter challenge after B.C. bans kids from taking transit unsupervised

Adrian Crook is taking his fight to B.C. Supreme Court

B.C. VIEWS: Cast your municipal vote for sanity on homelessness

Thousands on waiting list while anti-capitalist bullies get priority

Police investigate alleged arson at Toronto hotel housing asylum seekers

Police believe the fire was started intentionally, but they have not spelled out a possible motive

Most Read