Sabres rattle Broncs


WETASKIWIN — The Wetaskiwin Sabres exploded for 20 points in the second quarter to break up a close game and rolled to a 47-13 win over the Ponoka Broncs in Central Alberta High School Football League play Friday.

Joel Bishop, Josh Jorstad and Josh Saddleback scored two touchdowns each for the Sabres with Paul Fuller adding one.

Dallas McMurer kicked five converts.

Josh Simons had both touchdowns and a convert for the Broncs as he rushed 17 times for 144 yards.

Fuller led the Sabres with 122 yards rushing on 10 carries.

Saddleback connected on eight of 12 passes for 180 yards with Bishop grabbing four for 114 yards and Jorstad three for 51.

Nick Grant had both catches for Ponoka for 25 yards.

The Sabres (3-1-0) finished second in the B Pool and will host Sylvan Lake (2-2-0) in the quarter-finals this weekend. Ponoka will meet Lindsay Thurber at Great Chief Park in the battle of the fifth-place teams.

Both were 0-4-0.

Other quarter-final games sees Hunting Hills (3-0-1) hosting Camrose (1-3-0), Notre Dame (3-0-1) taking on Rocky Mountain House (2-2-0) at Great Chief Park and Lacombe(1-3-0) at Stettler (4-0-0).

Game times have yet to be announced.

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