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.


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