Cumberland House completes the perfect season with championship win
- EFN Staff | October 23, 2018
The Cumberland House Islanders completed a perfect season with a victory over the Sandy Bay T- Wolves on Saturday, October 20th. The first half of the game was a close affair with Drake Carriere of the Islanders, opening the scoring with a long touchdown run in the first quarter. He added another before Gaston McDonald of the T-Wolves made a fantastic touchdown catch to make the score 16-8 at half time for Cumberland.
The second half started with a kickoff return for a touchdown by Zaine Fiddler to add to the Cumberland lead. Kayden Chaboyer opened up the game with three consecutive touchdowns in the second half while Cory Spencer responded with a touchdown of his own for the T-Wolves. The final score of the game was 44-14 for Cumberland House.
Over 200 fans from all over northern Saskatchewan made their way to the game, especially those from Cumberland House and Sandy Bay communities. Officials who worked the game could not believe the number of fans, their respectful enthusiasm and support they gave for all players on the field.
“We are grateful to have the best football fans in Saskatchewan,” said a media release from the Northern Saskatchewan Football.
Team players, coaches and spectators are looking forward to provincials next week, on Saturday, October 27, Cumberland House will be hosting the Hague Panthers while the Sandy Bay T-Wolves will be travelling to Wakaw to take on the Warriors.
“Good luck to both teams as they represent northern Saskatchewan!” said the statement.