Jr. Lightning win big over Drumheller

Justin Vander Velden scored three touchdowns on runs that totalled 56 yards as the Hunting Hills Lightning thumped Drumheller 39-0 in Central Bantam Football League action Saturday.

Justin Vander Velden scored three touchdowns on runs that totalled 56 yards as the Hunting Hills Lightning thumped Drumheller 39-0 in Central Bantam Football League action Saturday.

Cole Layden and Kade Damant each added a touchdown and Ajdin Sarcevic contributed four two-point converts and a single for the Lightning, who finished regular-season play with a 4-2 record and will host 4-2 Olds in a playoff game this Saturday.

In other final regular-season contests, Lindsay Thurber remained unbeaten at 6-0 with a 44-0 crushing of Notre Dame (3-3), Olds hammered Innisfail (0-6) 46-0, Lacombe (5-1) rolled over Stettler (4-2) by a 33-0 count and Rocky Mountain House (4-2) defeated Sylvan Lake (1-5) 41-6.

In other playoff games Saturday (with times to be determined this week), Lindsay Thurber will host Strathmore, Notre Dame will play at Lacombe, Rocky will be at Stettler, Innisfail will visit Drumheller and Sylvan Lake will host Springbank.