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Two out of Four for the Niagara Spears this Weekend.

Posted Jun 10th, 2018 in Sports and Recreation

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Niagara Spears played this weekend in St. Catharines and Hamilton winning two out of four games. 

This week, not quite as successful as last week's win across the board for the Niagara Spears varsity football teams, but 'two out of four ain't bad' either. Junior Varsity Tier 2 - 30 - 29 against Toronto TNT Express; Bantam: Spears 55, Hamilton Tiger Cats 6; Junior Varsity Tier 2 putting up a good fight but losing to the Hamilton Tiger Cats 29-16.

Friday June 8th at Kiwanis Field in St. Catharines

Niagara Spears JV-Tier2 - 30, Toronto TNT Express 29 

Punt by Spears QB Gabe Disanto with one second left in the game scores a single to break a 29 point tie and win 30 to 29 Friday evening at Kiwaniss Field in St. Catharines. Josh Boyle scored 2TDs as well as a 2pt convert and Gabe Disanto also kick a 1pt convert. Tal Ibrahim scored 2TDs and a 2pt convert which  accounted for the remaining scores

Tal Ibrahim scoring - photo by Ed Telenko
Photo: Tal Ibrahim scoring one of 2 two point converts.
Photo by Ed Telenko

Saturday June 9th

All Games at Ron Joyce Stadium at McMaster University in Hamilton 

Bantam Division Niagara Spears 55  Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6

Scoring Spears
Marshall McCray 3TDs plus 5-1pt Kicked PAT
Jacob Tessier 3 TDs
Nick Ciriello 1TD
Mikhail Sidun 1 TD
Defence 1 2PT Safety

Mikhail Sidun - photo by Scott Woodland
Bantam game Photo by Scott Woodland 
Mikhail Sidun rushing for additional yardage

JV -Tier 1 Division Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29 vs  Niagara Spears 16

John Serrano 1TD Rush
Owen Tofano 1TD Pass from Daniel Beringieri
Chris Bianco  2- 1pt Kicked PAT
Team -2pt Safety 
First String QB Devon Schiller-Cleveland injured in the 1st Quarter and taken from the field by ambulance, later to learn he suffered a sever bone bruise in his leg and than released to return home. Head coach was very impressed with the outstanding effort of substitute QB Daniel Beringieri.

“He played his heart out” said coach Arthur Martin after the game.

Owen Tofano - photo by William Vanderland

JV Photo By William Vanderland
Owen Tofano straight arming to avoid being stopped

Varsity  Division Hamilton Tiger-Cats 14  Niagara Spears 9

Josh Ferguson scored the only TD for the Spears
Cole Mackinnon Kicked 1 pt PAT
Team - 2pt Safety

Josh Ferguson touchdown - photo by Ed Telenko
Varsity Photo by Ed Telenko
Josh Ferguson driving in for a touchdown

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