There was a lot of excitement at the inaugural Vernon Minor Football Sports Combine Saturday at Grahame Park with Ethan Mitchell winning the trophy for top athlete in the Atom Division with nine points. Mitchell was first in the Running Back Slalom, 40-yard dash and 5-10-5 Shuttle while recording the furthest pass. Kolby Thorpe was runner-up Atom with six points.
At the Pee Wee level, Zack Smith ruled with 12 points, winning the Running Back Slalom, the pass for distance, placing second in the Tire Flip and Standing Broad Jump and third in the 40. Carson Harrower was No. 2 Pee Wee trophy.
Keegan Vicklund lit up the field in Junior Bantams with 18 points on four wins. Tyler Braun was second with 14 points. Tye Kitzman took the Bantam Division top prize with an astounding 26 points, winning everything but the Tire Flip.
Carson Labrecque was second with 12. Hawk Mendoza took the Five Star Awards trophy for top Midget (24 points) ahead of Justin Vicklund (17).