Junior Bantam Magnums explode

The Vernon Magnums exploded for 37 unanswered points in a 51-14 victory over the Kelowna Dragons Sunday.


The Vernon Magnums exploded for 37 unanswered points in a 51-14 victory over the Kelowna Dragons Sunday at Capital News Centre Turf Field.

The 1-7 Junior Bantam teams traded touchdowns and were tied 14-14 after one quarter.

Quarterback Dylan Huber led the offence by going 6-for-8 passing, earning a rushing TD and adding a field goal and multiple extra points.

Jacob Zyri scored on a 60-yard reception, breaking a handful of tackles for the TD. Miles Forrest and Thomas Hyett also put points on the board.

Putting the game out of reach was Daryl Bloor making a TD-saving tackle and an interception in the third quarter.

“The team played a complete game and it showed up on the scoreboard,” said interm offensive co-ordinator Trevor Feeney.

In Atom action, the Magnums fell to the host Kelowna Dragons 24-6 with Colin Charlton running for 78 yards and a TD, while Kolby Thorpe had 75 yards on the ground. Thorpe was all over the field on defence, compiling 17 tackles. Gunnar Nyberg had six tackles and Charlton registered five.


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