The Peters Tirecraft Magnums trampled the Kelowna Riders 50-26 with a superb ground game in Southern Interior Football Conference Pee Wee play Sunday afternoon at Grahame Park.
Magnums’ runningback Ethan Mitchell delivered four touchdowns and rushed for 300 yards.
Jaret Cooper also got in on the action with 58 yards on the ground and one trip to paydirt.
The Magnums had no answer for the Rider special teams as Kelowna returned three kickoffs to the house.
Joey Mazzei led the Magnums on defence with eight tackles and Taber McLean wrapped up seven Roughriders.
Fraser O’Brien leveled six Riders in his first game with the Magnums.
The Magnums are off next week and do not play until Sunday, Oct. 5.
Riders raid Magnums
The Bantam Kelowna Riders extracted some revenge by mauling the Magnums 40-14 Sunday afternoon.
The Magnums’ highlight of the day was when runningback Sam Knox took a hand- off out to the left and ran untouched for 85 yards. Unfortunately, the Magnums only converted once in seven trips to the red zone.
Zach Rogers, Miles Forrest and Dylan Huber all had strong games on offence.
Defensively, the Magnums had seven opportunities to stop the Riders deep in their own territory, but couldn’t. Twice the Riders ended up with touchdowns of more than 60 yards.
Jackson Ponipal, Connor Manahan, Jonas Ramsey and Weston Vanderveen stood out on defence.
Riders cruise past Magnums
The Kelowna Riders stopped the Atom Magnums 22-6 Sunday morning.
Led by several defensive stops, the Magnums offence couldn’t capitalize enough.
Brady Devries ran one in from three yards out for the Magnums’ lone touchdown. Devries racked up 55 yards on the ground and Carston Disher piled up 77 yards the hard way.
Gunnar Nyberg supplied seven tackles for the Magnums, Dominic Kitzman recorded six tackles, Issiah Grant and Hudson Kibblewhite made a few good plays on defence and Morgan Hackman forced a fumble. The Magnums battle the Kamloops Broncos Sunday, Oct. 5.