|JV'S LOOK TO CLINCH PLAYOFF BERTH THIS WEEK
The JV Hyacks improved to 5-1 (2-0 in conference play) with a 50-0 win over Eric Hamber last Thursday. Matthew Thind got his first start at QB in this game and played very well. Others who got extended playing time and impressed were Isaiah Vachon, Josh Olango, Kevin Osea and Rochon Bhattacharya. This marked the 4th shutout of the season for the Hyacks.
This Thursday the Hyacks travel to Richmond to take on Hugh Boyd HS. A win would clinch one of the two AAA playoff berths in the Western Conference.
Thurs, Oct 17th: JV Hyacks at Hugh Boyd, 3:45 pm at Hugh Boyd Secondary
Fri, Oct 25th: Varsity Hyacks vs Notre Dame, 7:30 pm at Mercer Stadium
Fri, Oct 18th
6:00 pm - Mini-tyke Flag at Mercer Stadium: Hyacks Black vs Coquitlam, Hyacks Silver vs Hyacks White
7:30 pm - Pee Wee Orange vs Pee Wee Black, Mercer Stadium
Sunday, Oct 20th (all games at Mercer Stadium)
9:00 - Flag vs North Delta
12:00 - Atom vs Coquitlam
11:45 - JB Orange vs Langley
2:00 - JB Black vs GSL Seahawks
Please take a look at this fantastic video of this year's Homecoming festivities. Courtesy of Graham Wardle and Trinity Digital:
With the season in full swing, the coaching staff is in need of some parental assistance on game nights. The preference is for JV parents to assist with Varsity game nights so that those parents can watch their kids in action on Fridays. If you are interested please contact Jayne ASAP
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HYACKS HEAD INTO BYE WEEK AT 5-2
Tommy Robertson scored 3 TDs including a spectacular flip into the end zone (below), while Tristan Sands tied a school record with 9 receptions. Unfortunately it was not enough to give the Hyacks a victory, as New West fell 34-21 to Vancouver College. Julian Ramirez and Tanner Jorgenson also stood out offensively for the Hyacks. who head into the bye week with a 5-2 overall mark (2-2 in conference play). New West went into the game as the #4 ranked team in BC, their first provincial ranking since 2009.
A complete photo album, courtesy of Alan Wardle, can be found here.
The Hyacks will finish the regular season with two home games, the first of which is Friday, Oct 25th vs Notre Dame at Mercer Stadium at 7:30 pm. A win in that game would clinch a playoff spot.
TAILGATE AUCTION 2 WEEKS AWAY
EXCITEMENT CONTINUES TO BUILD FOR THE BIG EVENT: See more on the annual event in the Record
Saturday, Oct 26th is the tenth annual Hyack Football Tailgate Auction, at La Perla Ballroom (River Market at Westminster Quay).
Prizes also include a trip to Hawaii!!
Everything you need to know for this event can be found at: www.hyackfootballtailgateauction.com
We are also looking for help with the following:
- Individuals and groups looking to purchase tickets to the event, contact Stephanie at: email@example.com
Tickets are available online at hyackfootball.com. The Tailgate Auction is our major fundraiser of the year and has raised well over $120,000 in support of Hyack Football. This is the perfect time for new parents to get involved in this terrific event.
Our auction committee is also please to make Omnivore coupon cards to the Hyack Football family. These cost just $20 and are good for appetizers and deserts at River Market at New Westminster Quay restaurants. They are great for gifts, anniversaries, businesses etc. All of the funds support the tailgate auction. For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUTH FOOTBALL UPDATE
The Hyack Atoms fell 32-8 to the unbeaten North Delta Longhorns. Phillip Marin scored for the Hyacks with Jacob Macumber adding the extra points. Despite the loss the O line played very well, with the likes of AJ Salas and Callum Rogers. Darius Louis-Charles, Josh Faria and Tico Almeida Lee were among those who stood out on defense.
Meanwhile the JBs lost their first game of the season, to South Delta in a battle of unbeaten teams. Daniel Dirda scored for the Hyacks, with Isaiah James adding some tough runs inside. Sammy Sidhu and Tyrese Reed stood out on defense. The Tyke Flag team tied Richmond 3-3.