Vikings maul Maroons 24-6

The Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops dispatched the Fulton Maroons 24-6 in Interior Senior High School Football League play Friday

Colton Annis of the Fulton Maroons.

Morning Star Staff

The Valleyview Vikings of Kamloops dispatched the Fulton Maroons 24-6 in Interior Senior High School Football League play Friday night at Greater Vernon Athletics Park.

Koalden Gudeit-Oakden scored on a two-yard plunge in the second quarter for the Maroons.

Gudeit-Oakden finished with 16 touchs for 76 yards, while Colton Annis rang up 23, yards on six carries and Caden Doyle had 10 yards on eight runs.

Noah Alleyne completed one of eight passes for five yards (catch by Doyle).

“This was a good effort from our team,” said Fulton head coach Mike Scheller. “The coachng staff was happy with the way we played for most of the game. The score was 8-6 at half, and we were in it right up ‘till the end. but, it became the same old story for our club. We stalled on offense and could not move the ball.

“Then, we got tired on defence and the other team just ground us down. We have played every game against teams that can physically overpower us, and that is how we lose. Teams just grind us out and it is difficult to stop. I will credit our kids; they worked and fought all game. It just was not enough.”

Ike olson recorded eight tackles, while Mykl Drabiuk compiled six and JJ Heaton and Annis each earned six. Gudeit-Oakden had five.

“Our offensive line fired off the ball very well and blocked hard,” added Scheller. “Line coaches Darryl Thomas, Ben Olson and Kevin Breiter have worked really hard and have done a good job with these kids. Gurwinder Dhanoa, Andrew Goldenthal, Quinn Miller, JJ Heaton and Anthony Prince all played very well for us up front. Gudeit had his best game as a Maroon. We put him at tailback and he ran very well. I like his vision and toughness.”

On defence, Olson led the Maroons once again.

“Ike Olson had a great game blocking on offence and was a tackling machine. He is our toughest kid and shows up week in and week out. Mykl Drabiuk was tough at linebacker and had some good hits. Noah Alleyne and Kobe Romanovitch stepped up and played well at corner for us.”

Fulton takes on the VSS Panthers in Friday Night Lights football (6 p.m.) at the new college field to finish the regular season.

“Despite the opposite records, our kids will be fired up for the game. It should be a good night for football.”

VSS took on the South Kam Titans Saturday.

 

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Comments are closed

Just Posted

Lake Country mine makes way for industrial project

Council holds a special meeting to rezone property

Water floods Vernon skate park, playground

Polson Park remains closed following Tuesday storms

Lumby man gives back for Canada Day

Food packages given away to those living on the streets in Vernon

Fond farewell to retiring Vernon teachers

Special socially-distant ceremony thanks St. James teachers

Exploring the BX Ranch Trail near Vernon

There’s a new trail in town waiting for you to check out!… Continue reading

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Dog rescued from rocky ledge in Summerland

Penticton Search and Rescue members perform high angle rescue

PHOTOS: Dual rallies take over Legislature lawn on Canada Day

Resist Canada 153 highlighted colonization and genocide, Unify the People called COVID a hoax

Gov. General honours Canadians for bravery, volunteer service

Five categories of winners presented on Canada Day

COVID-19: Should non-medical masks be mandatory in Canada?

New poll shows Canadians are divided on the rules around mandatory masks

In photos and video: Colourful Canada Day parade rolls through Sicamous

Patriotic procession allows community to celebrate together while maintaining distance

Northbound lane of Coquihalla closed after vehicle incident near Hope

A northbound lane is closed just north of the Great Bear Snowshed, according to DriveBC

Two rescued from tipped sailboat in Okanagan Lake near Kelowna

The two men were quickly brought to shore by a marine rescue crew

Most Read