In a case of night-andday, the Coquitlam peewee Cougars followed last week's penalty fest with a strong, disciplined and penalty-free effort on Sunday, slipping past New Westminster 34-22 in minor football action.
Quarterback Jevaun Jacobsen accounted for two touchdowns as the Cougars emerged from the first half with a 20-8 lead. The squad also got majors from Jaden Severy and Pierson Stanley, while kicker Alex Montejo posted some impressive numbers. Running back Ethan Shuen set the stage for a couple of scoring runs with some big marches. Defensive back Eric Polan did a tremendous job in containing the opposition.
It came on the heels of a hard back-and-forth battle with North Delta, which ended in a 16-8 loss.
Penalties led to the first two touchdowns, with North Delta capitalizing for a 16-0 advantage.
In the fourth quarter while starting at North Delta's 51-yard-line, Jacobsen fired a 15-yard pass to Dominic Boulanger-Porta, who dashed the remaining distance for the team's lone major.
. With a dominating presence in the middle of the field, the Coquitlam peewee Wildcats wrapped up the White Rock Titans to the tune of 28-0 in minor football action last week.
Led by linebacker Uriah Hesdalen, the 'Cats gave little ground and bounced back from an opening day loss to Cloverdale.
Jamal Mensah scored four touchdowns with long rushes, while Jarret Chong added another major.
Delivering powerful efforts on both sides of the ball were linemen Michael Evans, Mathew Hewabadegge and Liam Stewart.
From Burnaby's perspective, if was a game of crazy eights they just couldn't win.
The Coquitlam Vikings trampled past the Burnaby rivals to the tune of 56-0 in junior bantam action.
Xavion Fleary collected a pair of touchdowns to set the tone, with solo majors from Nico DePaoli, Keon Fuoco, Mo Hassan, Nic Greene, Matt Shuen and Max Stephens.