Lakers advance to football league semifinals

The Sylvan Lake Lakers advanced to the Central Alberta High School Football League semifinals with a 28-14 victory over the Wetaskiwin Sabres Saturday.

WETASKIWIN — The Sylvan Lake Lakers advanced to the Central Alberta High School Football League semifinals with a 28-14 victory over the Wetaskiwin Sabres Saturday.

The Lakers, who finished third in the A Pool while the Sabres were second in the B Pool, will face the Hunting hills Lightning in the semifinal. The game is slated to go Friday at Great Chief Park.

Shon Zenert led the Lakers with 149 yards rushing and two touchdowns while Tyler Ledwos had 98 yards on the ground and a pair of majors.

Paul Fuller, who rushed for 67 yards, and Will Branco scored touchdowns for the Sabres, who will drop into the consolation side.

The other semifinal sees Notre Dame at Stettler, which is also expected to go Friday at 4 p.m.

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