G.W. Grizzlies survive South Delta in football playoff thriller

The G.W. Graham Grizzlies are transferring and South Delta is completed, however on their means out of the playoffs the Sun Devils helped ship a recreation for the ages.

The senior varsity football squads squared off Friday night time at Chilliwack’s Exhibition Stadium, with G.W. Graham incomes a 48-47 win. The rating alone tells you it was a thriller, however the ending to this one was next-level.

Trailing by two factors with lower than 4 minutes to go in the fourth quarter, the Grizzlies drove the size of the sector to attain, tacking on a two-point convert to steer 41-35. But South Delta refused to die. They took 20 seconds to reply with a landing of their very own, and had been a point-after kick away from profitable the sport.

Providing final proof that particular groups wins video games, Aiden Parks got here via with the “immaculate deflection,” blocking the point-after kick and sending the sport to time beyond regulation.

G.W. Graham scored on their first possession and booted the convert for a 48-41 lead. Again, the Sun Devils got here again with a TD, however once they went for a two-point convert and the win, Josh Seo got here up with an interception to lastly seal the deal.

The leaders for the Grizzlies offence had been operating backs Maleky Colgiu and Yapo Conteh. Colgiu carried the ball 25 instances for 204 yards and two touchdowns. Conteh hauled the ball 12 instances for 94 yards and three majors.

Seo and Riley Ashley led the G.W. Graham protection with seven tackles every.

The Grizzlies are in a AAA provincial semi-final Saturday (Nov. 26), taking over the St. Thomas More Knights at B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver.

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