Lightning, Raiders advance

Two Red Deer teams advanced to the semifinals of the Central Bantam Football League Saturday.

Dylan Keller (9) and Austin Simpson of the Sylvan Lake Lions could not stop Linden Peterson

Dylan Keller (9) and Austin Simpson of the Sylvan Lake Lions could not stop Linden Peterson

Two Red Deer teams advanced to the semifinals of the Central Bantam Football League Saturday.

Both the Lindsay Thurber Jr. Raiders and the Hunting Hills Jr. Lightning recorded 49-0 victories — the Raiders over the Drumheller Titans and the Lightning over the Sylvan Lake Lions.

Linden Peterson led the Lightning with three touchdowns and kicked four two-point converts. Jin Ahn, Kade Damant, Cody Pratt and Brandt Burzuk added touchdowns for the Lightning while Austin Littman had a one-point convert.

In other quarter-finals the Lacombe Raiders downed the Olds Bulldogs 22-7 and the Springbank Phoenix stopped the Rocky Mountain House Jr. Rebels 22-8.

LTCHS takes on Lacombe and the Lightning meets Springbank in the semifinals Saturday.

Peewee

In Central Peewee Football League action, the Red Deer Steelers downed the Olds Huskies 52-25, the Stettler Panthers dropped the Wetaskiwin Wildcats 50-6 and the Strathmore Spartans defeated the Sylvan Lake Bears 40-0.

In Tier III semifinal play Saturday Innisfail takes on Stettler and Strathmore meets the Steelers.

In Tier IV semifinal action Lacombe meets the Red Deer Hornets and Wetaskiwin clashes with Olds.