The peewee Kamloops Wildcats improved to 1-1 in the Southern Interior Football Conference with an 18-0 victory over the Salmon Arm Colts on Sunday at Hillside Stadium.
Linemen Matteo Viani, Jagger Reid and Matthew Stanhope did a nice job blocking, allowing quarterback Carsen Day to throw for 87 yards to receivers Mattias Nelson and Cam Treadwell.
Ben Prokopetz had 144 yards rushing, including a 15-yard touchdown, with Marcus Kyle pounding in a pair of touchdowns on goal-line surges. Adam Buholzer also rushed for 21 yards.
Jacob Graf, Denzel Marican, Sean Smit, Dayton Tomlin and Jimmy Gustaffson combined on 22 tackles, and Isiah Lunto picked up a fourth-quarter fumble.
The Wildcats are off to Kelowna on Sunday to play the Dragons.
Two other Kamloops Community Football teams played at Hillside Stadium on Sunday, with the atom Broncos picking up a 21-0 default victory over Salmon Arm, which only brought 11 players, two short of the league minimum.
The junior-bantam Broncos lost 38-18 to Salmon Arm in the late game. Jeremy Strachan scored three rushing touchdowns, from 50 yards, 65 yards and three yards.
Salmon Arm broke open a 14-12 game with two third-quarter touchdowns.
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The Kamloops Sun Devils lost in the quarterfinals at the Grand Forks International Baseball Tournament.
The Sun Devils went 2-1 during the round-robin to make the money round. Kamloops opened with a 3-1 victory over the Langley Senior Blaze on Thursday, before losing 6-1 to the Lewiston Paffile Truckers on Friday and beating the Parkland, Alta., White Sox 3-1 on Saturday.
The Sun Devils went on to lose 9-4 to the Truckers in a quarterfinal. Lewiston went on to make the final, where it beat Team Canada 3-1.
Pat Brown took the quarterfinal loss, allowing five earned runs in 7 1/3 innings. Kyle Dhanani had three hits, while Dave Hole had two hits, including a double, and drove in a run.
Lee Ingram had a perfect game with two outs in the eighth inning of the Sun Devils’ victory over Parkland, which is from the Edmonton area. He ended up allowing two hits and one unearned run while striking out eight.
Adam Halland’s two hits included a double, while Ben Bradford drove in two runs with a single.
In Kamloops’ round-robin meeting against the Truckers, Lewiston scored all of its runs in the sixth inning.Wataru Asaoka allowed two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings. Cam Strachan hit a double and scored a run, and Landon Briscoe drove him in with a single.
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The Stewart-Patterson siblings posted strong results at the youth world climbing championships in Singapore.
The Stewart-Pattersons were a part of the Canadian youth climbing team, which featured 26 Canadians between the ages of 13 and 19. The championships included 500 athletes from 46 countries.
Alison Stewart-Patterson finished 29th in the lead climbing in the female junior (18-19) category.
Her brother, Robert, was 38th in the lead climbing in the male youth A (16-17) division and 23rd in speed. Robert was the only Canadian athlete to qualify in both disciplines.
He is off to Paris for the world adult open climbing championship next week, where he also will compete in lead and speed.